Triumph Daytona 675r review
Triumph Daytona 675r is the fire spitting middle weight category motorcycle, pulling aside to be the best in class full faired machine. The Daytona 675r stuffs many eyebrow lifting features that are even hardly seen on a litre class motorcycle. The Triumph Daytona 675r is the special version over the standard version Daytona 675 model and includes circuit oriented points.
If you want to make every road a racing track, then the Daytona 675r can be the best motorcycle to suit your attitude.
Outlook and design
The easiest factor that distinguishes the Daytona 675r from the standard 675 is the red color trellis frame that is visible sidewise. The full fairing of the 675r is the interesting factor, made up of with special carbon trim and making it to be the lightest of its segment.
The front visor reminiscent sharp razor and the dual headlights appear edgy while viewing it from the front, but curvy and chubby from the sidewise. The nimble movement of the Triumph Daytona 675r is rewarded by the streamlined fairing to get the best out of it.
The fuel tank is well chiselled and has a lot of leg room for the rider, and the seat is well enough to move around in the corners. But, if you are under the average height, then the saddle to handlebar line can be stretchy. Also, the pillion seat can be a hard task for the passenger on a long ride.
Triumph Daytona 675r 2017 also comes with an additional feature, which of one is the removable rear fender and the indicator for the track make up and for the under seat exhaust.
The Qickshifter of the Daytona 675r 2017 is freaking fast in the gear shifts. If you feel that the road is all yours, check it once for your sake. The gear numbers splash up in seconds and the Triumph Daytona 675r will get you the apex thrill.
Six blue Programmable rev lights
The in-line 3-cylinder engine of the Triumph 675r Daytona will ensure you forget about the revving range, but the Six blue lights coupled tachometer reminds you all the time, which is programmable.
All this QUICKSHIFTER and the incredible torque range make the slipper clutch association a perfect combination to the Triumph 675 Daytona. Now the corners become thrilling spot with the fast-quick down shifts and clutch less upshifts back again.
In-line 3-cylinder engine of the Triumph 675r Daytona
The 675cc, in-line 3-cylinder, Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC engine of the Triumph Daytona is the powerhouse of the whole game. The 118.5 PS (87.2 kW) @ 12,305 RPM of maximum power and 70.2 NM @ 9,900 RPM of peak torque is achievable. The six-speed gear box acts fast and smooth.
The engine is smooth and refined and has more than 16 years of history and revision. The exhaust sound of the Triumph Daytona is like an alcohol and you will get addicted to it once you have a ride on it.
The Freaking ride
The 167 Kgs of overall dry weight and 189 kgs of Kerb weight of the Triumph Daytona is incredible and this is even closer to the weight of 300-400 cc segment motorcycles. With the in-line 3-cylinder engine and the racing light body of the Daytona offers the best in class power to weight ration treat.
Triumph Daytona 675r top speed and mileage
The Triumph Daytona clicks to a speed of 0-100 Kmph in less than 3.5 Secs and reaches a maximum top speed of 157 kmph on a highway ride. The 128 horses just kick together like a ghost.
Ride the Daytona at a constant speed of 90 Kmph and will get you a mileage of 24 km, says Triumph. The test results agree the Triumph’s promise, returning a closer mileage figure of 21.2 Kmpl.
The golden color 43 mm NIX30 upside down forks powered by Öhlins with adjustable preload in the front and pre-adjustable TTX36 twin tube Öhlins monoshock with piggy back canister at the rear are the suspension specs of the Triumph Daytona.
The MotoGP class Öhlins suspensions in the Triumph Daytona 675r is one of the elite feature that even some of the litre class motorcycle misses. The same brand of suspensions was used in the recently launched 1000cc segment Superbikes like BMW HP4 Race and the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade 2017.
The front wheel of the Triumph Daytona 675r gets the Dual 310 mm floating discs with 4-piston radial mono-block calipers powered by Brembo. The rear wheel is stopped by the Single 220 mm disc with Brembo Single piston caliper. The braking powers are superior and are supported by the Switchable ABS units.
Triumph Daytona 675r price
The Triumph Daytona 675r price in India (₹ 12,14,650) is comparatively higher over the other middle class sport motorcycles. However, the incredible engineering and the technology that is boosted in the Daytona is appreciable and worth it.
The triumph Daytona 675r sound, Quickshifter, Slipper clutch, Rev limiters, ABS units, Brembo powers, Öhlins suspensions, light weight and a lot more justifies the Daytona the king of 600cc motorcycles.
Still, the buyer’s mind will play seesaw, to go with the Daytona 675r or a 1000cc class Superbike with almost a same price tag.
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