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2011 Triumph Tiger 800 | Preview

2011 Triumph Tiger

The unveiling of the 2011 Triumph Tiger 800 was much anticipated, and the public got their first look at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy on Nov. 2.

The Tiger 800 is Triumph’s answer to the BMW F800GS, but with more power. The new adventure touring Triumph is designed to take on the urban environment and more.

The Tiger 800 (which is also available in a more rugged 800 XC) features a commanding, upright position, adjustable handlebars and seat and a 799cc inline triple contained inside a tough steel frame.

The Tiger 800, which follows Triumph’s other unveilings last month at Intermot (Thunderbird Storm, America and Speedmaster) brings adventuring touring to the line up, a new element to the UK manufacturer that has been around for 109 years.

Satu Mehta (Vice President of Sales for Triumph North America) says: “Entering the adventure touring segment is big news for everyone at Triumph, and we know from customer comments that they’re just as excited.”

“Triumph’s new adventure motorcycles give us a strong offering in every motorcycle category and a great platform to build on in the coming years.”

The new Triumph Tiger 800 is strong, powered by the 94-hp triple with multipoint, sequential electronic fuel injection. The Tiger 800 is built for both the city and open road, with the adjustable seat will compensate for many different rider heights.

2011 Triumph Tiger 800 | Motorcycle Specs

Engine

Type: Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, inline three cylinder

Capacity: 749cc

Bore/Stroke: 74 x 61.9mm

Fuel System: Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection

Exhaust: Stainless Steel, 3 into 1, high-level stainless steel silencer

Final Drive: X Ring Chain

Cluctch: Wet, multi-plate

Gearbox: 6 Speed

Oil Capacity: 3.7 liters (1.0 US Gal.)

Chassis

Frame: Tubular steel trellis frame

Swingarm: Twin-sided, cast aluminum alloy

Wheels:

Front: Cast Aluminum Alloy 10-spoke 19 x 2.5 in.

Rear: Cast Aluminum Alloy 10-spoke 17 x 4.25 in.

Tires:

Front: 110/80 ZR19

Rear: 150/70 ZR17

Suspension:

Front: Showa 43mm upside down forks, 180mm travel

Rear: Showa monoshock with hydraulically adjustable preload, 170mm rear-wheel travel

Brakes:

Front: Twin 308mm floating discs, Nissin 2-piston floating caliber (ABS available)

Rear: Single 255mm disc, Nissin single-piston floating caliber (ABS available)

Front Brake Master Cylinder: Nissin Master Cylinder, 14mm diameter

Dimensions

Length: 87.1″

Width (handlebars): 31.3″

Height without mirrors: 53.1″

Seat Height (adjustable) 31.9″ – 32.7″

Wheelbase: 61.2″

Rake / Trail 23.7″

Fuel Tank Capacity: 5.0 Gal.

Wet Weight: 462 lbs.

Performance

Maximum Power: 94 hp @ 9300 rpm

Maximum Torque: 58 ft.lbs @ 7850 rpm

Color Options: Crystal White, Phantom Black, Venom Yellow

Triumph Tiger 800 Price: TBA

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