8 REASONS TO RIDE the epic new Tiger 1200
The new Tiger 1200 range quite simply introduces the most advanced motorcycles that Triumph have ever produced, and each comes with new innovative rider-focused technology together with enhanced rider ergonomics, and a thrilling engine upgrade that gives more responsive power delivery together with all of the hair-raising sound and thrilling torque you'd expect from the Triumph Triple engine.
As with the previous Tiger Explorer range, these new Tiger 1200s come in two distinct flavours; the XR models are built for road going excellence, while the XC models offer a premium all-road ride together with everything you'll need for really pushing your off-roading to the absolute limit.
With their trademark agile handling, commanding riding position, purposeful silhouette and premium specification of equipment, every Tiger delivers to the highest standard of style, comfort and control.
But what's it really like to ride?
Here are eight reasons why you should try the new Tiger 1200…
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"Off-Road Pro" riding mode
The new Tiger 1200 sees the introduction of a brand new riding mode for the XC range; Off-Road Pro. This is an advanced off-road setting that gives the rider maximum control over their ride precisely when they need it. Essentially, Off-Road Pro switches off ABS and traction control, and (where appropriate) sets the semi-active suspension set-up to 'Off-Road' so you can really push your motorcycling to the limit.
Triumph Shift Assist
Triumph has developed an exclusive system called Triumph Shift Assist that allows the Tiger 1200 rider to make smooth up and down gear changes without the use of the clutch, and even when maintaining accelerator position. Featured as standard on the top specification Tiger 1200s and available as optional equipment on the mid spec bikes, the Triumph Shift assist system significantly reduces rider fatigue especially over long distances and demanding terrains.