From the beginning we knew that with the development of the 660 cc three-cylinder engine, the gateway to the arrival of the 400 to the Triumph universe, the British would delight us with a more than interesting range of models. And so it is with the arrival of the new Triumph Daytona 660 2024a logical sports bike, which recovers a mythical name and will surely be positioned as one of the benchmarks in the sports motorcycle segment for the A2, thanks to its quality and price.
There is no lack of arguments for this, as we will see. And data such as the fact that Triumph has sold more than 40,000 units of the 660 range (Trident 660 and Tiger Sport 660), guarantee that the public has welcomed these models. But the Daytona 660 goes one step further, with a dedicated engine and chassis, thus creating a motorcycle that is suitable for everyday use but also invites you to explore the sportier side once the weekend arrives.
Steve Sargent, Triumph Product Manager, comments: “The 660 has all the attitude and agility that any connoisseur expects from the Daytona name and brings the exciting, real-world performance that today’s riders seek, along with everyday comfort. We are excited about the impact the Daytona 660 will have on the growing mid-displacement sports car segment.”.
Rivals of the 2024 Triumph Daytona 660
The rise of logical sports cars in recent years has meant that the new Triumph Daytona 660 2024 now has rivals to compete with, such as:
Triumph Daytona 660 2024 engine
With a notable evolution in Triumph’s distinctive 660cc three-cylinder engine, which now achieves 95 PS of maximum power and 69 Nm of peak torque, the new 2024 Daytona 660 offers smooth, responsive and linear power delivery. This bike ideally combines low and mid-range torque with maximum power as the RPM range rises. In addition to providing 17% more power and 9% more torque than its Trident counterpart, the Daytona 660 features a completely redesigned exhaust that emits a distinctive sporty soundtrack.
The Daytona’s three-cylinder engine produces 95 hp at 11,250 rpm and offers a perfect blend of low-speed torque with an exciting character at the top end of the tachometer, reaching 12,650 rpm in the red zone. More than 80% of its maximum torque of 69 Nm is available from just 3,125 rpm, delivering sporty and fully usable performance. This engine combines the low-speed drivability of a twin-cylinder with the high-speed performance of an inline four. In addition, it features a unique and improved three-cylinder soundtrack thanks to the new 3-in-1 exhaust system with a compact, suspended silencer finished in stainless steel.
Power is transmitted effortlessly through a six-speed gearbox with assisted clutch, which ensures a light and progressive shift lever, ideal for long journeys or with frequent gear changes. The clutch design improves rear wheel control during intense decelerations, ensuring smooth and safe corner entry. For an even more advanced driving experience, the Triumph Shift Assist system is available as an accessory, allowing gear changes without using the clutch, both up and down gears quickly and effortlessly, facilitating sporty driving and daily use. in the city.
For motorcyclists with an A2 license who choose the Daytona, the conversion kit available as an accessory (at no cost to the customer when registering the motorcycle in Spain) allows compliance with the regulations, including an APS grip and a specific engine configuration that any dealer Triumph can install easily. This kit is a temporary solution until the owner obtains the A license and wishes to reconfigure his Daytona 660 to its full power.
Maintenance intervals are set every 16,000 km.
Cycle part of the Triumph Daytona 660 2024
The newly launched 2024 Daytona 660 benefits from Triumph’s extensive experience in racing chassis development, offering an agile and intuitive driving experience. This is achieved by combining a lightweight, sporty chassis with high-quality components, such as the 41mm Showa ‘Big Piston’ inverted fork and the Showa rear shock, which features remote preload adjustment for quick adaptation to changing conditions. different driving situations.
The lightweight, low-gyro five-spoke cast aluminum wheels contribute to agile handling, improving suspension performance. Additionally, high-spec Michelin Road 6 tires, included as standard, offer maximum confidence in both dry and wet conditions.
Regarding the braking system, the 2024 Daytona 660 has four-piston radial calipers, lightweight 310 mm discs and metal hoses, backed by Continental’s ABS module. This combination provides exceptional stopping power with impressive tactile response.
Equipment of the Triumph Daytona 660 2024
In the technological field, the bike includes a complete package as standard. The electronic accelerator guarantees an immediate and precise response, with three driving modes: Sport, Road and Rain. Each mode adjusts throttle response and traction control, with Sport mode being the most reactive for sporty performance. Traction control can be deactivated for those riders who prefer driving without electronic intervention.
The multifunction instrument panel, with a color TFT display integrated into a white-on-black LCD screen, provides clear, easy-to-read information in various lighting conditions. In addition, it is compatible with the My Triumph connectivity system, available as an accessory, facilitating navigation and interaction with your phone and music through the TFT screen and controls on the handlebars.
The riding position of the 2024 Daytona 660 is characterized by the semi-handlebars located above the seat post and footpegs that offer an optimal balance between comfort and ground clearance when cornering. This provides a natural and balanced position to enjoy sporty and dynamic driving with confidence. Additionally, neutrality and light steering are notable in low-speed maneuvers, providing excellent control in urban environments.
The seat design, with a pilot and passenger configuration, features a narrow pilot seat in the area near the tank, with a height of 810 mm. To accommodate different heights, there is the option of a low seat as an accessory, reducing the height to just 785 mm. With these features, the 2024 Daytona 660 offers maneuverability for riders of all heights and comfort to face long journeys on the motorcycle.
Options for the 2024 Triumph Daytona 660
The 2024 Daytona 660 features an extensive selection of more than 30 original Triumph accessories designed specifically for the bike, all created simultaneously with the machine itself. These accessories meet the same rigorous quality standards and offer a three-year warranty with no mileage restrictions.
Riders looking to enhance the bike’s sporty, distinctive style have a variety of options, including a painted tailgate cover to match the fairing, as well as a variety of machined parts, including a drilled oil cap for the security seal, the diabolos for the rear paddock stand, the handlebar counterweights or the rear brake fluid reservoir.
For a more connected driving experience, the My Triumph connectivity system is available as an accessory, allowing intuitive operation of the phone, music and symbol navigation.
If you are looking to optimize performance, the Triumph Shift Assist is an excellent addition to the accessories list. It allows clutchless gear changes, facilitating driving both on the road and on the track, with gear up and down functions and the convenience of the ‘auto-blip’ system.
In addition, options such as heated grips, a USB socket under the seat and the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) are offered. For those who need additional cargo capacity, there are luggage accessories, such as the tank bag and tail bag, which provide 20 liters of space in a stylish and sporty design.
In terms of security, the range of accessories includes the Triumph Protect+ alarm system and the Triumph Track+ tracker, which offers 24/7 monitoring. Additionally, various lock options are offered for added security.
Colors of the Triumph Daytona 660 2024
The new Triumph Daytona 660 2024 will arrive in three colors:
- Carnival Red
- Satin Granite
- Snowdonia White
Price and availability of the 2024 Triumph Daytona 660
The first units of the 2024 Daytona 660 will arrive on the Spanish market in April 2024 at a price of 9,995 euros, and orders can now be placed through the official Triumph dealer network. For more information and online reservation, interested parties can visit the Triumph website.