Triumph Tiger 800 XCx & XRx (photo Courtesy: Triumph)

Triumph Tiger 800 On The Prowl


UK’s bike company brings its adventure sports bikes to India... Launches Triumph Tiger 800 Series..!!!

Triumph Tiger 800 XCx 2015
Triumph Tiger 800 XCx 2015

Triumph Tiger Price:

UK based premium brand of the motorbikes Triumph has reportedly set itself a target to sell 2,500 units of its premium bikes in a year in India. The company has recently launched two models of its Tiger series of adventure bikes in India – the Triumph Tiger 800 XCx and Triumph Tiger XRx for Rs. 11.60 lakh and Rs. 12.70 lakh (Ex-showroom) respectively.

The Tiger 800 XCx and 800 XRX both are powered by a 3-cylinder inline, liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, 800cc engine; which churns out a whopping 95PS power and 79Nm of torque. This Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.



Triumph bikes mainly compete with its counterpart brands like Honda, Ducati, Kawasaki and Suzuki in the premium bikes segment. The company will soon also launch a product in the Tiger range for Rs. 10.50 lakh.

Triumph Tiger 800 XRx Headlights
Triumph Tiger 800 XRx Headlights

Triumph Tiger 800 XCx & XRx Common Features:

The Triumph Tigers are loaded with some top-end features that only some cars in India in the Rs. 12 Lakh budget range do offer. They are -

  1. Advanced ABS - The ABS system comes with an option of three modes - ROAD, OFF-ROAD, and OFF to choose from.
  2. Traction Control - The traction control mode can be configured to Road, Off-Road, or Off settings.
  3. Throttle Maps - The rider can choose from 4 different throttle maps - Rain, Road, Sport or Off-Road via the switch cube; according to both riding and weather conditions.
  4. Riding Modes – According to the terrain, the rider can choose from 3 Riding Modes - ROAD, OFF-ROAD and fully configurable PROGRAMMABLE RIDER MODE. This also automatically configures the ABS, Traction Control, and Throttle Maps to best tackle the route ahead. With the PROGRAMMABLE RIDER MODE, it allows the rider to select their chosen settings for ABS, Traction Control, and a choice of 4 x Throttle Maps independently.
  5. Cruise Control - Cruise Control comes as standard.
  6. Advanced Trip Control - An advanced trip computer provides additional information such as journey time, average speed, average fuel economy, range to empty, and instantaneous fuel consumption.
  7. Aux Socket - Additional Auxiliary power socket.
  8. Auto Cancel Indicators - The directional indicators with an automatic cancel function.
Triumph Tiger 800 XCx dash
Triumph Tiger 800 XCx dash

Triumph Tiger 800 XCx & XRx Other Specifications:

Specs:

800 XCx

800 XRx



Length

2215 mm

2215 mm

Width handlebars

865 mm

829 mm

Height without mirror

1390 mm

1350 mm

Seat height

845-865 mm

810-830 mm

Wheelbase

1545 mm

1530 mm

Front Suspension

WP 43mm USD fork

Showa 43 mm USD fork

Rear Suspension

WP mono-shock adjustable, 215mm rear wheel travel

Showa mon-oshock adjustable, 170mm rear wheel travel

Swing Arm

Twin-sided, cast aluminium alloy

Twin-sided, cast aluminium alloy

Front Wheel

21” x 2.5”

19" x 2.5”

Rear Wheel

17” x 4.25”

17" x 4.25”

Rim Type Front

36-spoke aluminium rim

10-spoke cast aluminium alloy

Rim Type Rear 36-spoke aluminium rim 10-spoke cast aluminium alloy
Brakes Front

Twin 308mm floating discs

Twin 308mm floating discs

Brakes Rear

Single 255mm disc

Single 255mm disc

Front Tyre

90/9021

100/90-19

Rear Tyre

150/70 R17

150/70 R17

Triumph Tiger 800 XCx Twin Discs Front Brake:

Tiger 800 XRx Twin Discs Brake
Tiger 800 XRx Twin Discs Brake

(All photos Courtesy: Triumph)

More information at:

http://www.triumphmotorcycles.in/

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