Triumph Tiger Records Over 900 Units Sale in India

The popular adventure tourer from Triumph Motorcycles, the Tiger has recorded the sales of more than 900 units in India. The Tiger series follows the brand’s most selling modern classic Bonneville range for the second spot in sales. In Indian lineup, the company offers the Tiger in two variants. The Triumph Tiger 800 and Triumph Tiger 1200. Out of which, the former is in high demand among the adventure motorcycle enthusiasts in the country.

Lately, the Italian marque has updated the Tiger range for the model year 2018. Now the Tiger 800 is being offered in two series the XR and XC. The XR series meant for rides on road with alloy wheels whereas, the XC series with spoke wheels are intended to rule off-road. In India, the Triumph Tiger 800 is available in three variants including the Tiger 800 XR, Tiger 800 XRx and the Tiger 800 XCx. The price for these variants starts at INR 11.76 lakh for the XR and goes up to INR 13.76 lakh for the XCx.

The 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 witnesses updates at both the cosmetics and mechanical front. At the skin, the bike gets new body panels, unique LED headlamps and LED DRLs. furthermore, the company added a new range of colour to the motorcycle along with a new full-colour TFT instrument console.

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Mechanically, the motorcycle gets power from 800 cc, in-line three-cylinder engine which was being used in the earlier model. However, a lot of alterations is witnessed in the form of a shorter first gear and revised gears settings. The exhaust unit has also been replaced with a compact unit that produces more effective sound than the previous model.

Moreover, Triumph Tiger 1200 has also been updated for 2018. In India, it is being offered only in the single variant of the Tiger 1200 XCx. As the company claims the motorcycle received as many as 100 new changes as 2018 model year update. In the electronic package, the bike gets an inertial measurement unit (IMU) which will help in tune aids like the cornering ABS, traction control, hill-hold assist, and up to six riding modes.

In the segment, Triumph's Tiger range went in competition with the likes of BMW G 750 GS and F 850 GS, the Honda Africa Twin and the Ducati Multistrada 950. The Triumph Tiger 1200 gets fierce competition from the Ducati Multistrada 1260 and the BMW R 1200 GS.