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2021 Triumph Trident makes three cylinders affordable and approachable

With 80 horsepower, a dead-flat torque curve and a friendly curb weight, the Trident could be the most approachable sporty Triumph ever.

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Kyle Hyatt

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The 2021 Triumph Trident is a beginner-friendly triple and Triumph's most affordable motorcycle.

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The bespoke 660-cc engine makes 80 horsepower and 47 pound-feet of torque.

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It delivers that torque evenly and smoothly across the rev range.

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Triumph claims that 90% of the bike's total torque is available from around 3,000 rpm.

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With a wet weight of just 415 pounds, the Trident will be easy and unintimidating for new riders to maneuver around at low speeds.

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It also comes with beginner-friendly tech like ABS and traction control, as well as two ride modes.

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The Trident is aimed directly at the Japanese 600-cc naked class, both in price and performance.

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Triumph is offering its reputation for stellar build quality and excellent ridability for less money than the Honda CB650R.

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The Trident is set to hit US dealers in January of 2021.

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It will retail for $7,995 before dealer fees.

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Click or scroll through for lots more photos of the 2021 Triumph Trident.

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