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– 2000 Triumph Tiger
The Tiger offers all of the unique advantages of the enduro-styled sports-tourer concept without many of the compromises often made with machines in this class.
The seating position is exceptionally good for both viewing the scenery and seeing further ahead, enhancing safety and pleasure at the same time. On the Tiger, this has been made adjustable to suit a wider range of riders.
The long travel suspension deals particularly well with poor road surfaces. The springing and damping have been designed with road riding in mind, with high quality components throughout, and along with a purpose built steel perimeter frame ensure that the Tiger has exceptional handling and stability characteristics. Yet it’s still agile enough to be highly enjoyable through a series of demanding corners.
The ingenious design and repeated testing of the frame-mounted fairing have resulted in a high level of weather protection without undue turbulence, while the twin-headlamp specification provides superb nighttime visibility.
The fuel tank has a big, 24 litre (5.3 gal) capacity, considered vital by long-distance riders for minimising refills, but its shape is designed to carry a portion of the fuel further forward, improving weight distribution and allowing the rear of the tank to be kept slim to help rider comfort and control.
Powering the Tiger is an 885cc, liquid-cooled, three-cylinder engine with the broad spread of torque essential to this type of machine, yet with enough high rev performance to satisfy even sports-biased riders. And however it’s being used, the engine offers the special character of a Triumph triple, sounding superb and remaining endearingly smooth.
The brakes are also typical of Triumph, providing plenty of power even for two-up toureing loaded with luggage, which of course can be carried in the optional panniers designed solely for this machine from the start of its design.
NEW FEATURES FOR 2000
1. Second generation ECM unit
2. Eclipse Blue colour option.
1. The new engine management control unit (ECM) performs identical functions to the previous one but is smaller and lighter.
2. The new Eclipse Blue colour option means the Tiger is available in three dynamic colours.
Lightweight, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 3-cylinder engine with DOHC, 12 valves.
Oil cooler for improved engine temperature control.
Spin-on oil filter for easy maintenance.
Low maintenance bucket and shim valve train.
Satin black powder coated engine for long term durability.
Magnesium cam, clutch, water pump and outlet covers for light weight.
Lightweight polymer sprocket cover.
Cable operated clutch for additional weight saving.
Sagem MC1000 electronic engine management, with automatic cold start compensation and self-diagnostic capability.
Reprogrammable injection mapping to match accessory performance silencer.
Closed loop catalytic converter in some markets.
Individual plug top coils for stronger sparks and reduced weight.
Precise 6-speed transmission to enhance performance and riding pleasure.
Durable stainless steel exhaust headers with balancer designed to boost mid-range power and fitted with a bash plate as standard.
Tubular steel perimeter frame using engine as structural member.
Anodised aluminium alloy swingarm with eccentric chain adjusters.
Rising rate monoshock rear suspension with remote preload adjustment and adjustable rebound damping.
Long travel 43mm forks with rubber stanchion protectors.
Dual-purpose tyres mounted on spoked wheels with lightweight aluminium alloy rims.
Stainless steel braided front brake lines.
Frame-mounted fairing with powerful twin headlights.
Adjustable seat height, from 840mm (33.1in) to 860mm (33.8in), to suit a wider range of riders.
Hand protection guards
Clear instrumentation including: digital speedometer and clock, odometer and trip meter, tachometer, fuel and temperature gauges, with warning lights for turn signals, main beam, oil pressure, fuel gauge and neutral.
Hazard warning lights.
Lightweight polymer fuel tank with 24 litre (5.3 gal Imp, 6.1 gal US) capacity.
Cast aluminium rack with durable powder coating.
2000 Triumph Tiger Specifications:
Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Bore/Stroke 76 x 65mm
Compression Ratio 11.3:1
Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Ignition Digital – induction type – via electronic engine management system
Primary Drive Gear
Final Drive O ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Frame Tubular steel perimeter
Swingarm Twin sided, aluminium alloy with eccentric chain adjuster
Wheels Front 36 spoke, 19 x 2.5in
Rear 40 spoke, 17 x 4.25in
Tyres Front 110/80 R 19
Rear 150/70 R 17
Suspension Front 43mm forks with triple rate springs
Rear Monoshock with remotely adjustable preload and rebound damping
Brakes Front Twin 310mm discs, 2 x 2 piston calipers
Rear Single 285mm disc, 1 x 2 piston caliper
Length 2175mm (85.6in)
Width 860mm (33.8in)
Height 1345mm (52.9in)
Seat Height 840 – 860mm (33.1 – 33.8in)
Wheelbase 1550mm (61.0in)
Rake/Trail 28º/ 92mm
Weight (Dry) 215kg (474lb)
Fuel Tank Capacity 24 litres (6.4 gal US)
PERFORMANCE (measured to DIN 70020)
Maximum Power 87PS (86bhp) at 8,200 rpm
Maximum Torque 85Nm (62ft-lb) at 6,400 rpm
COLOURS Eclipse Blue, Lightning Yellow, Jet Black
Service intervals 6000 miles
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Riders Association Triumph membership included
Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.