The new Triumph Tiger 1200 is here with more power, less weight and a host of new features. How is it to ride?
Triumph Motorcycles is among the few bike makers who have their presence across almost all different segments of motorcycles. One segment where it has been doing extremely well is adventure-tourers, with its Tiger range. While the Tiger 800 has been the popular choice, if you wanted to really up your off-road exploration game, or circumnavigate the globe on two-wheels, the Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 was the way...read more »
Triumph Tiger 1200
Specifications Summary of Tiger 1200
|Engine Displ. :||1215 cc|
|No Of Cylinders :||3|
|Torque :||122 Nm @ 7600 rpm|
|Power :||141 PS @ 9350 rpm|
|Top Speed :||NA|
|ABS :||Dual Channel|
|Head Lamp :||LED with LED DRLs|
|Tyre Make :||NA|
Latest On Triumph Tiger 1200
Triumph has launched the new Tiger 1200 in India at a price of Rs 17 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike is available in India in only the higher spec XCx variant though it comes in six variants abroad. Triumph have spent four years developing the new Tiger 1200 and the new iteration features more than 100 improvements across the board. The main focus was in arear of weight reduction, better low-speed manoeuvrability and a more tractable motor. The XCx loses over 5kg weight over its predecessor.
Overall the design remains unchanged baring for a few minor updates like the slightly redesigned fairing and a metallised tank badge. It also gets LED headlamps and DRLs. Bells and whistles come in the form of a new 5-inch colour TFT screen as the instrument cluster. Ergonomics have been revised for a more upright and comfortable riding posture.
The 1215cc motor's power output remains unchanged. It still makes 141PS and 122 Nm of torque. The six-speed gearbox features a slipper clutch and sends power to the rear wheel via a shaft drive. Rider aids come in the form of an electronically adjustable semi-actve suspension, updated cruise control system, traction control and cornering ABS. It also gets six-power modes including the new Off Road Pro mode which allows the rider to switch off all electronic assists and ABS.
The new Tiger 1200 faces competition from the BMW R 1200 GS and the Ducati Multistrada 1200.
Triumph Tiger 1200 Variants
Triumph Tiger 1200 Price
Triumph Tiger 1200 Comparisons
|Features||Triumph Tiger 1200 Rs. 17.00 lakh View On Road Price|
|No Of Gears||6-Speed|
Yamaha YZF R1 Rs. 18.16 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 998 cc 15 Kmpl 200PS@13500rpm 6 Speed 285 Kmph
BMW S 1000 RR Rs. 17.90 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 999 cc 12 Kmpl 198.5PS@13500rpm 6 Speed Over 200 Kmph
Ducati Diavel Rs. 14.81 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 1198.4 cc 10 Kmpl 152.27PS@9000rpm 6 Speed -
Honda CBR1000RR Rs. 16.80 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 999 cc 18 Kmpl 191.7PS@13000rpm 6 Speed 286 Kmph
Triumph Thunderbird Rs. 14.46 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 1699 cc 16 Kmpl 98PS@5200rpm 6 Speed 200 Kmph
Ducati XDiavel Rs. 15.87 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 1262 cc 18.87 152.2PS@9500rpm 6 Speed -
Ducati Multistrada 950 Rs. 14.00 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 937 cc 14.87 kmpl 112.8PS@9,000rpm 6 speed 182.24 kmph
Yamaha YZF R1M Rs. 18.16 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 998 cc 15 Kmpl 200PS@13500rpm 6 Speed 285 Kmph
Harley Davidson Fat Bob Rs. 14.59 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 1745 cc 15 Kmpl 65.9PS@5500rpm 6 Speed 180 Kmph
Kawasaki Z1000 Rs. 15.10 lakh Compare with Tiger 1200 1043 cc 9 Kmpl 142PS@10000rpm 6 Speed 258 Kmph
* Showing information of base variants
Triumph Tiger 1200 Colours
Matte Khaki Green