Triumph launches the all-new TIGER 800 XCX and XR line-up

Triumph Motorcycles India launched an updated 2018 Tiger 800 adventure bike series in India. Available in 3 variants, the XR is priced at INR 11.76 lakh, while the XRx & XCx is priced at INR 13.13 lakh & INR 13.76 lakh respectively. All prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi.

The 2018 Tiger 800 series get major updates to engine, off road capability alongwith a high level of state-of-the-art-technology. It also gets high quality graphics, new colour options and premium body work.

Mr. Vimal Sumbly, Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt. Ltd. commented “To deliver the best of Triumph, we here have been working on our engineering and technology to upgrade the capability of the Tiger 800 line-up for versatility on and off-road. These developments compliment the Tiger’s agility, its easy riding style, as well as its existing distinctive Tiger poise – the new 800 line-up is built for maximum adventure, maximum dominance.”

Mr Sumbly further added – “Triumph as a brand is recognised not just for its iconic ancestry but also for the uncompromised premium riding experience that it offers. This combination gives the brand a sure-fire edge in its category and the Tiger range is here to do the same.”

Specification highlights (varies depending on model)

5” adjustable TFT  instruments

Full colour, clear instrumentation provides precise rider

information with intuitive operation

New All-LED Lighting

Offering improved visibility and enhanced style, LED signature lighting

creates clear views in front and behind

Switchcubes and five-way joystick

New ergonomically designed handlebar switch cubes and

joystick are intuitive and comfortable to operate

Illuminated backlit buttons

Handlebar mounted switchcube buttons are now illuminated,

allowing for easier night-time use

“Off-Road Pro” riding mode

Delivering the most focused off-road set up ever, advanced riders

can opt to turn systems off and be in total control

Brembo front brakes

Brembo front brakes deliver reliable, premium capability in all


Five-way adjustable wind screen and aero diffusers

Single hand adjustable windscreen, delivering enhanced wind protection for category leading rider aero comfort


Accessed easily through the left hand switchcube, the simple-to-use,

single button cruise control helps reduce rider fatigue

The 2018 Tiger 800 is powered by an 800 cc, in-line 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 94 BHP @ 9,500 rpm and 79 Nm of torque @ 8,050 rpm. The company claims that it has made more than 200 changes to the chassis and engine. The engine is now mated to a revised 6-speed gearbox with a shorter ratio 1st Gear that enables enhanced off-road traction, low-speed maneuverability and faster acceleration. It also gets a lighter, freer flowing exhaust giving better sound. Overall, it has received more than 200 upgrades to the chassis and engine thereby making it smoother and more responsive than before.