Triumph Tiger 800 XR has been launched in India at a price of INR 10.5 lakhs. The new variant of the adventure tourer comes in three months after the launch of fully loaded XRx and XCx variants.The Triumph Tiger 800 XR variant opens up new audience base for the model in India.
In order to keep a wide range of audience with varied preferences and budgets covered with a single model, the latest iteration of popular Tiger 800 is offered in four variants – XR, XC, XRx and XCx. While the XR series caters to riders who use their motorcycle mostly for tarmac touring, XC is equipped to satisfy customers who are into hard core off-roading.
New Tiger 800 XR variant has just enhanced the affordability of the product, thereby making itself accessible to more customers. Like the rest of the variants, XR is also powered by a 800 cc three-cylinder engine which puts out 95 PS and 79 Nm of torque. Transmission is a 6-speed unit.The adventure tourer is powered by a 799 cc three-cylinder petrol engine which produces 95 PS and 79 Nm of torque. It’s imported as CKD and assembled locally.
XR is equipped with Showa suspension which comprises inverted telescopic fork upfront and rear mono suspension. Other noteworthy features include ride-by-wire, switchable ABS, traction control, alloy wheels, trip computer, adjustable headlight, seats and handlebar, aluminium sump guard and power socket.
Triumph India has recently inaugurated its 11th dealership, at Indore and is planning to open Jaipur outlet shortly.