Triumph Tiger-based sport tourer coming next year

Triumph is working on yet another model for 2021, this time a sport tourer to go up against BMW’s F900XR, Yamaha’s MT-09 Tracer, or Kawasaki’s Versys 1000. It will be offered under Triumph’s current Tiger 1050 Sport.

Triumph developing 2021 Tiger 850 Sport imageTriumph Tiger Sport 1050

The fully-faired sport tourer will be based on the existing Tiger 900. The information is taken from documents submitted to the US for emissions compliance.

Triumph developing 2021 Tiger 850 Sport image

While its name says 850, it’s actually powered by an 888cc three-cylinder. Being based on the Tiger 900, we can expect similar figures like 95 PS peak power at 8,750rpm and 87 Nm of torque at 7,250rpm. This is paired with a 6-speed transmission with a slip and assist clutch for added rider comfort. Hopefully, it also gets the twin radiator setup found in the Tiger 900 GT.

Triumph developing 2021 Tiger 850 Sport image

Unlike the Tiger, this model will be more road biased, with more fairing and looks closer to a street bike, while still maintaining that tall stance.

That’s not all, there’s also news that there will be a smaller Tiger 650 Sport, using the engine of the upcoming Trident. Essentially, the Trident will come with two derivatives, one being the Tiger 650 Sport and another being a similarly sized, off-road oriented Tiger.