Triumph Motorcycles on Thursday launched the Tiger 800 XR in the Indian market at Rs. 10.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). This adventure motorcycles riding position, handling and responsive engine make it one of the best-in-class adventure motorcycles in the country.
The Tiger 800 XR is powered by an 800cc, inline 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that is tuned to pump out 94 bhp at 9,520 rpm and 79 Nm of torque at 7,850 rpm which is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.The new powerplant offers better performance and is also 17 per cent more fuel efficient than its predecessor with a 19-litre fuel tank.
The motorcycle also features Ride by Wire technology for smoother power delivery and lighter throttle response. The new Triumph Tiger 800 XR gets switchable traction control as standard fitment. Triumph’s Traction Control (TTC) system prevents the unexpected spinning of the rear wheel, cutting the engine torque and thereby safeguarding the rider. Riding have been improved with 20mm height-adjustable seat.
The new Triumph gets a set of 10-spoke, cast aluminium alloy wheels.The motorcycle features upside-down fork front suspension with 180 mm travel and a mono shock suspension at the rear with 170 mm rear wheel travel.The bike’s stopping power is taken care by twin 308 mm at the front and single 255 mm at the rear. It is offered with switchable ABS.