2016-2017 Triumph Tiger Sport Test Drive
The newest bike in Triumph’s enormous multi-model assault on 2016-2017 is the heavily updated Tiger Sport. Nestling into the Triumph range in between the more off-road focused adventure bikes in the Tiger 800 and the 1200cc Tiger Explorer, the new machine features the same next generation 1050cc, triple-cylinder engine from the updated Speed Triple with its 100+ changes from the outgoing motor.
Its focus is on being the ultimate all-rounder; a bike that can provide a comfortable, quick and cost-effective commute as well as having the capability of touring in style. Of course, it has all the relevant technical developments at the riders' disposal while housing enough power to offer a grin-inducing sportier ride around the B-roads. And with a very attractive price tag of a little over ?10k, its certain to take a healthy fight to rivals from Japanese and Italian manufacturers like Yamaha's MT-09 Tracer, Suzuki's V-Strom 1000 and Kawasaki's Versys 1000. Plus, by Triumph's own admission, Aprilia's Caponord