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Triumph Updates For 2018 Tiger 800: Triumph has taken the wraps off its Tiger adventure bike range, which includes 1200 and the 800. The Hinckley-based manufacturer claims over 200 chassis and engine upgrades for its Tier 800, which, prominently, has had its own three-cylinder engine. The motor of the 800 produces 94hp, which will be a hp back on the outgoing model, and its own six-speed gearbox gets the first gear. The exhaust is 22 percent lighter than the previous version, which should translate into some gain in performance.
In terms of design, the 2018 Tiger 800 features full-LED lights on models aero diffusers, recently switchgear and a screen. While the seat features 20mm of adjustability the handlebar has been moved farther back by 10mm. The bike comes with flexible suspension, which should be accessible as an alternative. Six rider modes are also sported by the 800cc adventure bike with a brand new ‘Pro’ style and cruise control as standard on all but the foundation XR trim.
The larger 1,215cc Tiger drops the Explorer nameplate and comes with design changes. Both bicycles also feature a new digital screen like the one.
Triumph has tuned the three-cylinder in-line motor of the Tiger 1200 to generate than the engine, and it makes 122Nm and 141hp of torque. The bike has also shed kerb weight by about 11kg, bringing it down to 242kg, which should bring about it is performance.
Additionally, it gets flexible cornering lighting, backlit switches, keyless ignition, and a complete TFT screen tool cluster (LCD screen on the bottom variant) and a seat that’s height-adjustable from 20mm.
The 1200’s underpinnings have been revised. Though the steel trellis frame is just like the prior version, the swingarm layout has shifted at the mounting point and it utilizes axles, opting to use a single setup instead. The Tiger 1200 also comes with handlebar geometry which makes the position more vertical. It will get new brake pads, while the brake units stay the same.
Both Tigers will be available with over 50 accessories such as an assortment of gear, from Triumph.