Everything you need to know about the newly launched 2018 Triumph Tiger 1200 XCx.
2018 Triumph Tiger 1200 made its debut at the EICMA event in Milan, Italy last year. The heavily updated bike has finally launched in India.
The 800cc variant has already been launched in India and now its older counterpart comes to the Indian market.
The flagship adventure tourer from Triumph is launched in six variants globally but the 1200 XCx is the only offering launched as of now.
The Triumph Tiger 1200 happens to be the most powerful, stylish and technologically advanced motorbike from the British Motorcycle manufacturer.
When styling aspect is considered, the Tiger 1200 looks similar to its predecessor the Tiger 800cc.
Subtle changes are made by Triumph Motorcycles wherever possible to further enhance the aesthetic appeal.
Headlamps are all LED along with LED DRLs. Other added features include illuminated switchgear and keyless ignition.
An offroad Pro mode and a hill hold function have been added to already available features like an adjustable windshield, ride by wire, cornering ABS and multi-field traction control.
The bike also has a semi-active suspension setup making it the first motorcycle in India having this feature.
The Tiger 1200 XCx has a high-resolution TFT display, replacing the semi-analog instrument console.
ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE:
Triumph Tiger XCx is powered by a 1215 cc inline three-cylinder engine and generates power of 141 bhp at 9300 rpm and a peak torque of 122 Nm at 7600 rpm.
For safety purpose the new Tiger 1200 XCx comes equipped with features like traction control, cornering ABS and five ride modes to choose from the namely off-road mode, Rain mode, Road mode, off-road Pro mode and Sport mode.
The handlebar is revised and thus seating posture is more upright than before. Tiger XCx has a 19-inch wheel at the front and 17-inch wheel at the rear.
The adventure tourer weighs around 260 kgs, which is 10 kgs lighter than the older variants.
Braking duties are done by a 305 mm radial mounted twin disc with four-piston monobloc calipers at the front and 252 mm single disc with Nissin 2-piston caliper at the rear side.
The heavily equipped Triumph Tiger 1200 XCx comes with a price tag of Rs. 17 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Tiger 1200 will rival against the likes of BMW R1200 GS Adventure and Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro. The 2018 Tiger 1200 XCx is a rugged, versatile and sophisticated motorbike and is ready to roar in India whatever come the terrain.