Legendary British motorcycle manufacturer is all set to introduce the 2018 Tiger 800, an adventure tourer in India on coming 21st March 2018. The motorcycle will hit the Indian ground with a fresh new appeal, improved electronics and a revised powertrain.
As claimed by the company, the older Tiger 800 model went through over 200 changes including rider's comfort, safety and performance aspect to get into the new avatar.
the visual upgrades on the upcoming Tiger 800 are limited to the new LED headlights and reworked tank side panels. Besides, the desirables will appear the introduction of a new five-way adjustable windscreen along with revised riding stance due to the fitment of a new handlebar. furthermore, the motorcycle will be equipped with a five-inch TFT instrument cluster already being provided in the new Street Triple. The instrument cluster can be accessed from five-way toggle switches that are placed on the left switchgear.
Mechanically, the 2018 Tiger 800 is laden with an 800cc in-line three-cylinder engine as a beating heart. a mill is a refined unit to perform in a better way.
Among the gizmos, a cruise control system and an array of riding modes are being provided with the new Tiger 800. The XC models of the same will be availed with an additional ‘Off-Road-Pro’ mode that turns off the traction control and ABS for the rear wheel.
The braking setup comprises new Brembo front brakes for the XC variants while the Nissin setup continues as braking agent for the XR variant. The Showa suspension setup will absorb shocks on the XR variants while on the XC variants WP sourced suspension will handle duties. from WP.
The new Tiger 800 will knock its horns with the competitors like the Ducati Multistrada 950, Kawasaki Versys 1000, Honda Africa Twin, Suzuki V-Strom 1000, BMW F 750 GS and the F 850 GS, in the adventure segment. The 2018 Tiger 800 will be a costlier offering than the older model. The pricing for the XR variants is likely to start at Rs 11.5 lakhs while the XC iterations will cost INR 14 lakhs.