|Inspired by the world’s most epic motorcycle adventures|
Triumph is pleased to announce two new very special Tiger 1200 Desert edition. Inspired by some of the world’s most thrilling motorcycle adventures from all over the world, this new motorcycles incorporate a unique high specification set-up and dedicated paint schemes, to deliver even greater adventure capability, style and value for money.
Tiger 1200 Desert Edition – Inspired by epic adventures taken across the most inhospitable deserts in the world, from the Sahara, to the Kalahari and beyond.
Exclusive dedicated Desert edition paint schemes and detailing
Special edition ‘Sandstorm’ paint scheme with dedicated ‘Desert Edition’ graphics for the new Tiger 1200 Desert Edition.
All the distinctive and purposeful style of the exceptionally capable Tiger 1200.
Dedicated high specification set-up with even greater value for money
The new Tiger 1200 Special Edition add to the mid-spec
Tiger XCx specification set-up with an even higher level of equipment, designed to enhance the ride and deliver even greater value for money
Higher specification features:
– Lightweight Arrow titanium silencer
– Triumph Shift Assist
Incredible standard of triple powered performance, rider technology
and premium specification equipment
Powerful and responsive 1,215cc triple engine, delivering peak power of 141PS @ 9,350rpm, maximum torque of 122Nm @ 7,600rpm and an incredible sound
from a lightweight Arrow titanium silencer
State-of-the-art rider technology. Including: Triumph Shift Assist, adjustable full colour TFT instruments, optimised cornering ABS & traction control, up to 5 riding modes, all LED lighting, Illuminated buttons, keyless ignition, cruise control, Electrically adjustable windscreen, heated grips and multiple power sockets.
Premium specification equipment. Including: Triumph semi-active suspension (TSAS), Brembo Monobloc brakes, Adjustable seat height
NEW TIGER 1200 DESERT EDITION
Inspired by the epic motorcycle adventures the Tiger 1200 has taken across the most inhospitable and challenging deserts in the world, the new Tiger 1200 Desert Edition takes all of the distinctive and purposeful Tiger 1200 XC line-up looks and incredible capability, whilst bringing an even higher standard of finish, including:
Exclusive ‘Sandstorm’ special edition paint scheme.
Dedicated ‘Desert Edition’ graphics.
New metallised ‘SE’ radiator badges.
In addition to its unique paint scheme, the Tiger 1200 Desert Edition also features higher specification equipment compared to the mid spec XCx model, designed to further enhance its adventure capability and affordability. These dedicated features are;
Lightweight Arrow titanium silencer
Triumph Shift Assist for clutchless up- and down-shifts
Tiger triple engine
The new Desert Edition features the Tiger 1200’s 1215cc Triple engine, the most powerful shaft-driven engine in its class, delivering smooth and immediate response through the gears up to a peak power of 141PS @ 9,350rpm. This is derived by the high quality engine components (including lightweight flywheel, lighter crankshaft and magnesium cam cover) that allow the engine to spin up fast for instant power delivery and maximum torque of 122Nm @ 7,600rpm.
In addition, the lightweight Arrow titanium silencer enhances the bike’s agility and improves the already thrilling Tiger Triple soundtrack.
The new Desert Edition offers a huge choice of core features and benefits to deliver a superior riding experience. This ride enhancing technology includes:
Adjustable full colour TFT instrument – Full colour and clear instrumentation providing precise rider information with an intuitive operation
Optimised Cornering ABS and Traction Control – Enabled via an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), this system supports the automatic selection of the appropriate level of ABS and Traction Control intervention by constantly measuring roll, pitch, yaw and acceleration rates, in order to calculate the lean angle. This fully integrated technology system ensures greater riding stability at all times.
5 rider modes (Rain, Road, Off-Road, Off-Road PRO, Sport) – The riding modes adjust throttle response, ABS and Traction Control settings for maximum rider control in all riding conditions. The Off-Road PRO riding mode is Triumph’s most extreme off-road set-up for advanced off-road adventure, with ABS and Traction Control turned off, and an off-road throttle map.
All LED lighting – Providing enhanced visibility and style, Triumph’s LED signature lighting creates clear views ahead and from behind
High specification Triumph Semi-Active Suspension (TSAS) – Featuring premium adjustable WP suspension, allowing the rider to electronically control the type of ride
with the TSAS controlling the front and rear suspension damping. It also automatically adapts the RSU pre-load settings to maintain optimal ride height for different rider sizes and payloads. There are two TSAS modes: Auto / Off-Road
Triumph Shift Assist – Providing seamless clutchless up and down gearshifts, this system facilitates silky smooth gear changes and significantly reduces rider fatigue
Illuminated backlit buttons – Ergonomically-designed fully backlit handlebar switch cubes and joystick to make night-time use even easier
Keyless ignition – Easier to live with daily, featuring a premium keyless ignition
Cruise control – Accessed easily through the left hand switchcube, the new single button cruise control helps to reduce rider fatigue
Electrically adjustable touring screen – Configure the screen height on the road through intuitive backlit switch cube for exceptional long distance comfort.
High levels of standard technology specification, including ride-by-wire throttle, heated grips and three power sockets including a handy USB socket under the seat.
High specification chassis
The new Tiger Desert Edition maintains the Tiger’s well known premium equipment standard with high specification Brembo brakes, adjustable WP suspension controlled by Triumph’s Semi-Active Suspension technology, and a two-position seat height (835-855 mm), adjustable by 20 mm to suit riding style and terrain.
Specifications Tiger 1200 Desert Edition
Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
85 x 71.4 mm
141PS / 139bhp (104kW) @ 9,350rpm
122Nm @ 7,600rpm
Ride by Wire, fuel injection
3 into 1 header system, Arrow titanium silencer with carbon fibre end cap, side mounted
Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist
Tubular steel trellis frame
Single-sided, cast aluminium alloy with shaft drive
32 spoke, aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 19 x 3.0 in
32 spoke, aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 17 x 4.5 in
WP 48 mm upside down forks, electronically adjustable damping, 190 mm travel
WP monoshock, electronically adjustable semi active damping with automatic preload adjustment, 193 mm wheel travel
Twin 305 mm floating discs, radially mounted monobloc Brembo 4-piston calipers, switchable ABS
Single 282 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, switchable ABS
Height Without Mirrors
835 – 855 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
TFT multifunctional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, digital tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, service indicator, ambient temperature, clock and Riding Modes.
5.2 l/100 km (54.3 MPG)