Triumph Motorcycles has unveiled the 2016 MY Tiger Sport 1050 Adventure-Tourer. An updated engine is the most significant change that has been made to the Tiger Sport 1050, along with other minor tweaks. It sports a new 1050 cc engine, which features ride-by-wire throttle control. Triumph unveiled the 2016 Tiger Sport 1050 in February at the London Motorcycle Show. The bike is yet to go on sale in international markets and prices haven’t been announced yet either. We’ll bring you more details as and when we get our hands on them. For now, you can read all about the 2016 Triumph Tiger Sport 1050 Price, specifications, images and other details here.
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2016 Triumph Tiger Sport 1050 Specifications
The major highlight of the updated bike is the engine unit. It now sports the next generation 1050 cc three-cylinder engine, which, Triumph claims, churns out improved torque and returns a better mileage. Ride-by-wire throttle technology and multiple rider modes have been added to make the Tiger Sport more rider-focussed. Here’s a list of the changes that have been made to the 2016 model.
- Next generation 1050cc triple engine with increased torque and improved fuel consumption
- Rider-focused technology including ride-by-wire throttle and Rider Modes
- Multi-level traction control, cruise control and ABS as standard
- Refined exhaust system
- Slip assist clutch to aid the reduction of rider fatigue
- Grippier footpegs, adjustable tinted screen and redesigned mirrors
|Width||1330 – 1385 mm|
|Dry Weight||218 kg|
|Engine Displacement||1050 cc in-line 3 cylinder, liquid-cooled|
|Power||126 PS @ 9475 rpm|
|Torque||106 Nm @ 7000 rpm|
|Suspension||Front – Showa 43 mm upside down forks Rear- Showa Monoshock|
|Brakes||Front – Twin 320 mm Floating Discs
Rear – Single 250 mm Disc
Thanks to the addition of a new ECU and ride-by-wire throttle system, the new Tiger Sport responds to rider input more quickly, with seamless power delivery and an increased level of torque throughout the rev band. Also, making the motorcycle more rider friendly are a choice if rider modes including – Rain, Road, and Sport. The Sport mode allows the rider to utilise the engine to its maximum potential while the Rain mode softens and reduces overall power delivery. ABS, traction control, and cruise control are standard.
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- Single-sided swingarm
- Revised engine covers
- New mirrors
- Billet machined rear wheel spindle finisher
- Colours – Matt black – with neon yellow detailing – or striking aluminium silver with red details
The design of the 2016 Triumph Tiger Sport 1050 doesn’t witness much change apart from the aforementioned features. An all-new instrument panel, including two trip computers and a live fuel gauge gives clear access to all the information a rider requires, with the benefit of simple navigation through the displays.
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Stay tuned to Ride Talks for more updates on the 2016 Triumph Tiger Sport 1050 including price and launch details.