Segment: Sport Touring

The 1996 MY Triumph Sprint 900 follows the Hinckley modular design, meaning it shares its engine and chassis with other models, such as the Trident 900 and the Daytona 900.

But that is where the similarities end. The bodywork still allows the engine to seen in its full splendour, whereas the Brits added half-fairings to not only increase rider comfort, but also performance, the bike being more aerodynamic than the naked Trident. One might even call it a touring bike but that is not the case either, because of the engine, which was tweaked for sportbike-like performance, it feeling most comfortable in the high revs. Add to this the light weight of the bike, as opposed to the full-fledged tourer, the Daytona 900 and you get an all-round motorcycle and one of the most sought-over machines from Triumph.

TRIUMPH Sprint 900 1995 - 1996 2 Photos
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TRIUMPH Sprint 900 885

engine specs
liquid-cooled, four-stroke, transverse three cylinder, 4-valve
885 cm3
Bore X Stroke
3.0x2.6 in OR 76 mm
Compression Ratio
99/9500 KW(hp)/RPM
58/6500 lb-ft/RPM OR 79/6500 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
3 x 36mm flat side Mikuni CV, carburetor
transmission specs
6-speed, manual
wet multi-disc, manual
Primary Drive
Final Drive
chassis specs
steel, trellis
Front Suspension
43mm telescopic forks
Rear Suspension
tri-link single shock, adjustable for rebound damping and spring preload
Front Brake
2x310mm discs, 4 piston calipers
Rear Brake
single 255mm disc, 2 piston caliper
dimension specs
Overall Length
Overall Width
Seat Height
Ground Clearance
474 lbs OR 215 kg
Fuel Capacity
6.6 gallons OR 25.0 L
tyres specs
120/60 ZR17
130/70 ZR18
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