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2008 Triumph Tiger
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- 2008 Triumph Tiger

2008 Triumph Tiger

It commutes. It tours. It scratches.

The Tiger, with its mile-munching ability and sheer dependability, has won a legion of fans the world over. It lives in a genuinely different space to other bikes in its class, excelling in three distinct areas – it scratches; it tours and it commutes. While its sharp lines and performance spec make the Tiger’s sporting credentials clear from a glance, its stunning looks hide a practical streak. Two-up, you’ve got a bike that comfortably devours miles of tarmac thanks to the relaxed riding position, spacious seat, supple suspension and tractable torquey engine. Back in the city the commanding view really comes into its own, while the wide bars make tight manoeuvres child’s play.

An ABS version of the Tiger is also available.

The Urban Sports Range - The 675cc and 1050cc triple engines that power Triumph’s stunning sports bikes are renowned for their strength and flexibility from tickover to redline. The range includes Streetfighters, Supersports, Adventure Sports and Sports Touring bikes all with unique character, real world performance and a distinctive triple roar.

 

FEATURES:

Engine
The Tiger’s engine delivers power and ear to ear grins. Nothing sounds like a triple so there’s no confusing a Tiger with the whine of an anonymous four. The amazing 1050cc, fuel-injected, three cylinder engine, known for its addictive character, has plenty of torque and impressive amounts of horsepower, with ample reserves of both for those two-up fully laden tours. Peak power of 114bhp is delivered at 9400rpm, with 74ft.lbf torque at 6250rpm

Seat
The comfortable, spacious seat and relaxed rider and passenger ergonomics mean you’ll arrive fresh even at the end of the longest day.

Handlebars
High, wide bars give a comfortable riding position and excellent control at all speeds, from urban manoeuvring to motorway cruising.

Suspension
The 43mm upside down fully adjustable forks and remote spring preload and rebound damping adjustable rear shock keeps the ride comfortable on the worst of roads and gives excellent control when the pace picks up.

Screen
The Tiger screen gives great wind protection for those long journeys without obscuring your view around town.

ABS
Triumph’s Antilock Braking System has been carefully designed to boost control under hard braking, working on both wheels independently. This unobtrusive system retains all the sensations of riding, operating at 100 calculations per second to sense the precise moment the wheel is about to lock up, then preventing it from doing so. The system has been specifically tailored to the Tiger, with painstaking calibration over many months to ensure optimum braking performance.

 


SPECIFICATIONS USA - 2008 Triumph Tiger:

Engine Type
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder

Capacity
1050cc

Bore/Stroke
79 x 71.4mm

Compression Ratio
12.0:1

Fuel System
Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection

Transmission
Final Drive
X ring chain

Clutch
Wet, multi-plate

Gearbox
6-speed


Cycle Parts
Frame
Aluminum beam perimeter

Swingarm
Braced, twin-sided, aluminum alloy

Front Wheel
Cast, multi spoke, 17 x 3.5in

Rear Wheel
Cast, multi spoke, 17 x 5.5in

Front Tyre
120/70 ZR 17

Rear Tyre
180/55 ZR 17

Front Suspension
43mm upside down forks with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping

Rear Suspension
Monoshock with adjustable preload and rebound damping

Front Brakes
Twin 320mm floating discs,4 piston radial calipers

Rear Brakes
Single 255mm disc, 2 piston caliper


Dimensions
Length
83.1in

Width (Handlebars)
33.1in

Height
52.0in

Seat Height
32.8in

Wheelbase
59.4in

Rake/Trail
23.2 degree/87.7mm

Weight (Dry)
436lbs

Fuel Tank Capacity
5.2 gal


Performance (Measured at crankshaft to DIN 70020)
Maximum Power
114bhp at 9,400 rpm
Maximum Torque
74ft.lbf at 6,250 rpm

Colours
Jet Black, Caspian Blue, Blazing Orange, Fusion White

Price
TBD

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS UK - 2008 Triumph Tiger:

Engine Type
Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder

Capacity
1050cc

Bore/Stroke
79.0 x 71.4mm

Fuel System
Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection

Transmission
Final Drive
X ring chain

Clutch
Wet, multi-plate

Gearbox
6-speed


Cycle Parts
Frame
Aluminium beam twin spar

Swingarm
Braced, twin-sided, aluminium alloy

Front Wheel
Cast aluminium alloy, multi spoke, 17 x 3.5in

Rear Wheel
Cast aluminium alloy, multi spoke, 17 x 5.5in

Front Tyre
120/70 ZR 17

Rear Tyre
180/55 ZR 17

Front Suspension
Showa 43mm upside down forks with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, 150mm travel

Rear Suspension
Showa Monoshock with adjustable preload and rebound damping 150mm rear wheel travel

Front Brakes
Twin 320mm floating discs, Nissin 4 piston radial calipers (ABS model availabe)

Rear Brakes
Single 255mm disc, Nissin 2 piston sliding caliper (ABS model available)

Dimensions
Length
2,110mm (83.1in)

Width (Handlebars)
840mm (33.1in)

Height
1,320mm (52.0in)

Seat Height
835mm (32.8in)

Wheelbase
1,510mm (59.4in)

Rake/Trail
23.2 degree/87.7mm

Dry Weight
198kg (436lbs) (ABS 201Kg (443lbs))

Fuel Tank Capacity
20 litres (4.4 gal)

Performance (Measured at crankshaft to DIN 70020)
Maximum Power
115PS /114bhp / 85kW @ 9,400 rpm
Maximum Torque
100Nm / 74ft.lb at 6,250 rpm

Colours
Caspian Blue, Jet Black, Fusion White, Blazing Orange

Price
Standard £7,499.00 'on the road' retail, ABS version - £8,099.00 'on the road' retail

Specifications and features are subject to change