ALL-NEW TIGER 800 XC AND XR
Triumph Motorcycles has
launched the brand new Tiger 800 XC and XR line-up. The models come with more
than 200 upgrades to the chassis and engine. The Triple engine is now more
responsive and optimised. The new lighter, freer flowing exhaust gives a better
sound. A new shorter Ratio 1st Gear
enables enhanced off-road traction, low-speed manoeuvrability and acceleration.
There is a new lighter, free-flowing silencer with improved exhaust note. A new
“Off Road Pro” riding mode comes with a choice of up to six riding modes. Not
to miss are new five position adjustable screen, new high level of state of the
art technology, new adjustable full colour TFT instruments, new signature LED
lighting, new illuminated, ergonomically designed, backlit switchgear and
five-way joystick control and new
updated cruise control
Triumph has enhanced the rider
ergonomics across the whole Tiger 800 range. This includes moving the
handlebars back by 10mm for a more commanding riding position, higher
specification Brembo front brakes, Showa adjustable suspension, new
handbook-approved off-road tyre specification fitment, new five-position
adjustable windscreen and aero diffusers for segment-leading aero protection,
and a new seat compound giving all-day riding comfort.
New premium bodywork includes
high quality painted finishes with updated side panel designs, along with
higher quality badges, graphics and detailing to deliver real presence. This
also gives each Tiger a more contemporary and dynamic stance that highlights
the on and off-road bias of each model.
All the Tigers' essential adventure
standards are maintained with ABS, traction control, ride-by-wire throttle,
cruise control, heated seats and grips (on selected models), power sockets, and
a two-position seat height (810-830mm on XR models, 840-860mm on XC models)
adjustable by 20mm to suite riding style and terrain, and a low ride height XRx
model variant that at 760 mm is 50mm lower than the standard XR range of seats.
From the road-focused Tiger
XR, mid spec XRX and range topping XRT, to the off-road hungry Tiger XCX and
fully-loaded XCA – not forgetting the XRx low ride height model – there is a
Tiger 800 for every person, every ride and every adventure.
All-new TIGER 1200 XC and XR
Triumph Motorcycles has also launched the brand new 2018 Tiger 1200 XC and XR line-up, the most advanced
Tiger models ever. The bikes are up to 10kg lighter than the previous
generation. The weight savings have been achieved across the engine, chassis
and exhaust components. There are up to 100 improvements per motorcycle over
the previous generation. There has been significant engine upgrade for more
immediate power delivery and feel, enhanced rider ergonomics and comfort. Other
new features include new adaptive cornering lighting, new adjustable full
colour TFT Instruments, new all-LED lighting, new “Off Road Pro” riding mode,
with a choice of up to six riding modes, new Illuminated,
ergonomically-designed backlit switchgear, new Triumph Shift Assist for
clutchless gear changes, both up and down the gearbox, new Keyless ignition and
new Updated cruise control
As for its styling, there are
new premium bodywork, new cast and spoke wheels, new metallised tank badge and
side panels and new contemporary graphics.
Maintaining its position as
the most powerful shaft-driven engine in its class with an impressive 141ps, a
significant new engine update gives the Tiger 1200 a more immediate power
delivery lower down the rev range and an even better soundtrack. The new
torque-laden 1200cc engine enables a breathtakingly smooth reliable delivery
through the torque-assist clutch, helping rider control on all surfaces.
Complementing these updates are silencer developments offering the same
thrilling Tiger Triple sound through an even lighter system.
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