The new Triumph Tiger 900 has finally been rolled out in the Indian market. The model lineup includes three variants – GT, Rally and Rally Pro – priced at Rs 13.7 lakh, Rs 14.35 lakh and Rs 15.5 lakh respectively. All prices are ex-showroom, India. While the Tiger 900 GT is road-going adventure tourer, the Tiger 900 Rally and Rally Pro are the off-road biased models. Read – 5 Important Facts About 2020 Triumph Street Triple RS
The new adventure tourer from Triumph looks quite aggressive, thanks to its new LED headlamps, with LED DRL signature and raised beak. While the GT model has a low-set saddle and alloy wheels, the Rally variant comes with wire-spoke rims, knobby tyres and a higher seat. The top-spec Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro features centre stand, engine protection bars and aluminium sump guard.
Some of its key features include an all-new TFT instrument console, smartphone connectivity via Bluetooth, navigation, a GoPro action camera, ride-by-wire and up to six riding modes and a 6-speed inertial measurement unit. The bike offers options to customize traction control, ABS and cornering ABS. The company is offering the new Triumph Tiger 900 with two inspiration kits – the Trekker (for Tiger 900 Rally and Rally Pro) and the Expedition (for Tiger 900 GT). The adventure tourer range has also been offered with over 65 accessories. Read – Bajaj-Triumph to Launch New 200cc Bike Under Rs 2 Lakh
At the heart of the Triumph Tiger 900 is an 888cc, triple-cylinder engine that’s claimed to offer better torque spread across the rev range and weight distribution. The updated motor features new and lightweight components (such as T-plane triple crankshaft), thus reducing its weight by 2.5kg. It pushes out a maximum power of 94bhp against 87Nm of torque. The Tiger 900 GT and Rally variants get a 6-speed gearbox with a slipper clutch, while the Rally Pro has Triumph Shift Assist quickshifter for clutch-less gearshifts. There are 6 drive modes – Road, Rain, Sport, Off-Road, Off-Road Pro and Rider.
Based on the new bolt-on subframe, the adventure tourer is equipped with Marzocchi sourced 45mm upside down forks (GT variant only). It can be adjusted manually for preload with 170 mm rear wheel travel. The Tiger 900 Rally and Rally Pro, on the other hand, come with 45mm Showa USDs with manual adjust and 240mm of travel unit. The Showa with manual preload and rebound damping adjustment with 230mm of wheel travel unit is fitted at the rear axle. The adventure tourer has Brembo Stylema sourced brakes.