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Triumph announce two special edition Tiger 1200s

The Desert and Alpine feature special paint and finishes, higher spec and a more focused riding experience over the standard Tiger 1200

TRIUMPH has announced it is to launch two special edition Tiger 1200s, possibly marking its swansong before it gets the 2020 makeover treatment.

The two new bikes both feature a special edition paint scheme, tailored accessory packages, and dedicated tyres for touring and off-road dedicate machines.

Triumph Tiger 1200 Desert Edition - £15,500

The Desert Edition takes the Tiger 1200 down the road less travelled, with a plethora of adventure and off-road upgrades designed to allow the bike to perform in the most inhospitable and challenging regions. Alongside the new Sandstorm paint scheme, the bike features Desert Edition graphics and new ‘SE’ radiator badges. The bike also gains an up and down Triumph shift assist system and a lightweight homologated Arrow silencer.

Triumph Tiger 1200 Alpine Edition - £14,700

The Alpine Edition takes inspiration from the alpine passes that crisscross southern Europe, with a new Snowdonia White colour scheme, Alpine Edition graphics and ‘SE’ radiator badges. The bike also comes fitted with the Triumph Shift Assist and Arrow silencer. Easily distinguishable from the Desert Edition, the Alpine comes fitted with cast aluminium wheels.

Standard features for both bikes include:

  • Adjustable full colour TFT instrument
  • Optimised Cornering ABS and Traction Control
  • 5 rider modes (Rain, Road, Off-Road, Off-Road PRO, Sport)
  • All LED lighting
  • Triumph Semi-Active Suspension (TSAS)
  • Triumph Shift Assist
  • Illuminated backlit buttons
  • Keyless ignition - Easier to live with daily, featuring a premium keyless ignition
  • Cruise control
  • Electrically adjustable touring
  • Ride-by-wire throttle, heated grips and three power sockets including a USB socket under the seat.

Triumph Tiger 1200 Desert Edition and Alpine Edition Specs 

Tiger 1200 Alpine Edition

Tiger 1200 Desert Edition

Engine Type

Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder

Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder

Capacity

1,215 cc

1,215 cc

Bore/Stroke

85 x 71.4 mm

85 x 71.4 mm

Compression Ratio

11.0:1

11.0:1

Maximum Power

141PS / 139bhp (104kW) @ 9,350rpm

141PS / 139bhp (104kW) @ 9,350rpm

Maximum Torque

122Nm @ 7,600rpm

122Nm @ 7,600rpm

Fuel system

Ride by Wire, fuel injection

Ride by Wire, fuel injection

Exhaust

3 into 1 header system, Arrow titanium silencer with carbon fibre end cap, side mounted

3 into 1 header system, Arrow titanium silencer with carbon fibre end cap, side mounted

Final drive

Shaft drive

Shaft drive

Clutch

Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist

Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist

Gearbox

 6-speed

6-speed

Frame

Tubular steel trellis frame

Tubular steel trellis frame

Swingarm

Single-sided, cast aluminium alloy with shaft drive

Single-sided, cast aluminium alloy with shaft drive

Front Wheel

Cast aluminium alloy 10-spoke 19 x 3.0 in

32 spoke, aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 19 x 3.0 in

Rear Wheel

Cast aluminium alloy 10-spoke 17 x 4.5 in

32 spoke, aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 17 x 4.5 in

Front Tyre

120/70 R19

120/70 R19

Rear Tyre

170/60 R17

170/60 R17

Front Suspension

WP 48 mm upside down forks, electronically adjustable damping, 190 mm travel

WP 48 mm upside down forks, electronically adjustable damping, 190 mm travel

Rear Suspension

WP monoshock, electronically adjustable semi active damping with automatic preload adjustment, 193 mm wheel travel

WP monoshock, electronically adjustable semi active damping with automatic preload adjustment, 193 mm wheel travel

Front Brake

Twin 305 mm floating discs, radially mounted monobloc Brembo 4-piston calipers, switchable ABS

Twin 305 mm floating discs, radially mounted monobloc Brembo 4-piston calipers, switchable ABS

Rear Brake

Single 282 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, switchable ABS

Single 282 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, switchable ABS

Width (Handlebars)

830 mm

830 mm

Height Without Mirrors

1,470 mm

1,470 mm

Seat Height

835 - 855 mm

835 - 855 mm

Wheelbase

1,520 mm

1,520 mm

Rake

23.2 º

23.2 º

Trail

99.9 mm

99.9 mm

Dry Weight

242 Kg

246 Kg

Fuel Tank Capacity

20 L

20 L

Instruments

TFT multi­functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, digital tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, service indicator, ambient temperature, clock and Riding Modes.

TFT multi­functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, digital tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, service indicator, ambient temperature, clock and Riding Modes.

Fuel Consumption

5.2 l/100 km (54.3 MPG)

5.2 l/100 km (54.3 MPG)

CO2 Emissions

122 g/km

122 g/km

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