Triumph Trident 660 India Launch Date Announced
After the global announcement of the Triumph Trident 660 last year, British motorcycle manufacturer, Triumph Motorcycles has officially announced the launch date for the Trident 660 in India. The company revealed that the much-awaited middleweight naked roadster Trident 660 will be launched in India on April 6, 2021. Triumph Motorcycles India took to its social media channels to announce that it will launch the all-new Trident 660 on 6 April 2021. Trident 660 will be the most affordable Triumph roadster bike in India.
Engine and Transmission
As for the engine – the 2021 Triumph Trident 660 will come powered by a new 660 cc triple-cylinder engine that generates a maximum power output of 80 bhp at 10,250 rpm and a peak torque of 64 Nm at 6,250 rpm. For the transmission, Triumph India will offer this motor in combination with a six-speed gearbox with a wet, multi-plate and slip clutch.
The Triumph Trident 660 comes equipped with a Showa 41mm upside down separate function forks (SFF) at the front and Showa monoshock RSU, with preload adjustment. It gets a Nissin two-piston front caliper with twin 310mm discs and a single-piston caliper with a 255mm disc at the rear. Based on the Tubular steel perimeter frame, the Trident 660 rides on 17-inch alloys shod with 120/70R17 and 180/55R17 tyres at the front and rear respectively. The Trident 660 weighs 189kgs and offers a fuel tank of 14-litres capacity.
In addition to the above features, the Trident 660 is offered with a host of cosmetic and functional accessories as well. Triumph Motorcycles India will also provide a bunch of optional accessories for potential customers. Personalise your new Trident 660 by choosing from a whole range of genuine Triumph accessories, this includes coloured flyscreen, classic bar-end mirrors, aluminium belly pan, frame protection, front axle protectors, engine cover protection, connectivity module, tank pad, and a USB charger, among others.
The motorcycle also gets ride-by-wire, two riding modes – road and rain, ABS, traction control and full-LED lighting. There is a new full-colour TFT display with an optional ‘My Triumph’ connectivity system (for navigation, GoPro control, phone and music operation) as well. The new middleweight roadster will be available in four colour options – Silver Ice & Diablo Red, Matt Jet Black & Matt Silver Ice, Crystal White, and Sapphire Black. We expect the prices of the motorcycle to be around Rs. 6.50 – Rs. 7 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Once launched, the Triumph Trident will rival the Kawasaki Z650 in India.