Triumph Motorcycles India launched Tiger 900 GT, Ralley & Ralley Pro in India; priced between Rs 13.7 lakh and Rs 15.7 lakh.
The 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 model will be available in India in three variants. The base version Tiger 900 GT would cost Rs 13. 7 lakh. The Rally version would cost 14. 35 lakh while Rally Pro would demand Rs 15.50 lakh (all prices are ex-showroom). The GT variants are the tarmac-biased, touring-oriented versions. However, the Rally variants for the hard-core dirt track riders.
2020 Triumph Tiger 900 gets maxi enduro styling of the bike just like the Honda Africa twin. Thus, it would be easier to ride when riding off-road. The motorcycle now gets limited bodywork. This includes a slimmer tank, tank end panel, seat panel, high mudguard. The motorcycle also gets a radiator cowl and radiator duct exit. Besides, even the headlight is much smaller than the previous models.
Engine & Power:
2020 Triumph Tiger 900 gets an all-new 888cc, DOHC, inline three-cylinder engine that delivers 93.7bhp at 8,750rpm peak torque at 87Nm at 7,250rpm. Compared to the outgoing model, The power has also gone up by 9 percent in the mid-range while the engine delivers 10 percent more torque. The motor has a unique exhaust sound as it has a 1-3-2 cylinder firing order; different than 1-2-3 of the 800. The company claims the new firing order replicates the stronger throttle character, sound, and feel of the inline-triple motor in the lower RPMs without losing the mid to top-end power delivery of an inline-three.
Furthermore, the motorcycle gets the slip-and-assist clutch and a new air-box with an accessible air filter. The motorcycle uses a new steel trellis frame which Triumph claims to be 5kg lighter than the previous model. Lastly, the Tiger gets a bolt-on aluminum subframe and removable pillion foot-pegs. Now, it also gets a new split radiator for better cooling performance and reduces the ambient heat felt by the rider.
Hear the sound of the engine here:
The standard and GT variants of the 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 get 45mm Marzocchi forks with 180mm travel and a rear gas shock absorber with 170mm travel. While the standard variant gets no adjustability, the GT and GT Pro are adjustable. The 900 Rally and Rally Pro, on the other hand, get 45mm fully adjustable Showa forks offering 240mm travel, and a Showa mono-shock with 230mm travel. Brembo Stylema monoblocs handle braking duties along with twin 320mm discs at the front, while the rear gets a 255mm disc with a Brembo single-piston caliper.
Triumph Tiger On The Prowl…Again
Besides, the new Tiger 900 will feature in the new James Bond film - No Time to Die. It is ridden by James Bond stunt rider Paul ‘fast eddy’ Edmondson who is four-time World Enduro Champion, and also Lee Morrison, stunt coordinator for James Bond.