Mar 12, 2015
Triumph Motorcycles expands adventure portfolio in India with Tiger series
The new Triumph Tigers arrive in India as Completely Knocked Down (CKD) models and at extremely competitive prices.
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Triumph Motorcycles, who recently celebrated a successful first year in India, introduced two new Tiger 800 models today. Keeping up with their commitment to strengthen the Indian premium motorcycle industry, the Tiger XRx and XRc are sure to take the Indian motorcycle community by a storm. The adventure and on/off-road category has been in need of technically suitable motorcycles. The growing demand in this sector has fuelled the launch of the new Tiger range.
The all new Tiger 800 is a dynamic Adventure motorcycle designed to deliver whatever you want no matter how you ride. On road or off, the new Tiger’s manners, riding position, handling and responsive engine give the rider everything required to enjoy every ride. The new Tiger 800 comes in two guises. The Tiger 800 XRx (INR 11.6 lakh) is more focussed to the world of road riding whereas the Tiger 800 XCx (INR 12.7 lakh) has a more off-road intent. Both models have high levels of standard equipment. The XRx and XCx bring more technology to the segment offering the rider a range of standard equipment designed to match their purpose.
Vimal Sumbly, Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles India said, “Triumph Motorcycles has had a dream run in India over the past one year. We are extremely inspired and humbled by the response and enthusiasm from the patrons in the country. Over the last one year, we have seen a growing interest in the adventure category. The Tiger range is among the most revered motorcycles across the world in its category. To address this emerging need in the Indian market, we have launched the Tiger XRx & Tiger XCx. To give an excellent value proposition, the new Tiger’s will be assembled locally through the CKD route in India. Both the Tiger’s boast of rider focused technology, efficient triple engine and are available at attractive prices thereby ensuring that they stand apart. They have been developed to optimize the ride both on and off-road. Whatever be the road, whatever be the distance and whatever be the challenge, the new Tiger 800 range has been built to excel!”
- Two distinctive models giving greater rider choice
- Rider focussed technology including standard fit traction control and switchable ABS on all models delivering improved rider safety
- First in class inclusion of cruise control
- Three riding modes to control throttle response, ABS, and traction control
- Class leading, second generation, 800cc triple engine producing lower emissions and delivering a 17% increase in fuel efficiency over previous Tiger 800
- Ride by Wire technology for smoother power delivery and lighter throttle response
- Improved off road capability with standard fitment of WP Suspension on the XCx
- New styling, improved ergonomics, and adjustable seat height giving 20mm of adjustability
Triumph Motorcycles India has achieved sales of over 1300 motorcycles in its first year with a pan-India reach with 10 fully operational dealerships. With the launch of these two new Tiger’s the varied portfolio will now boast of 13 internationally acclaimed motorcycles in 5 motorcycling categories. Triumph is also looking to expand its footprint in India, with two more dealerships coming up soon.
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