British bikemaker, Triumph has launched the new Tiger Explorer XCx in India at Rs. 18,75,000/- (Pan India). The Explorer XCx is powered by a 1215cc triple cylinder engine which is goof enough for 137 bhp of power at 9,300 rpm and peak torque of 123 Nm. This makes it one of the more powerful adventure tourer bikes on sale in India. It gets three ride modes- Road, Rain and Off-road – as well as a programmable Rider mode. Each mode can customize the throttle maps, ABS and traction control.
Addressing the media at the launch, Mr. Vimal Sumbly, Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt Ltd. commented “The Triumph Tiger family has been pivotal in building the adventure riding category and culture in India. With over 800 customers in the country Triumph does not just deliver great motorcycles, we also create an ecosystem in which the rider is equipped with the skill sets to ride deftly and safely. Our initiatives like the Triumph Tiger Trails and our Tiger Training Academies stand testament to this. As the pioneer in this category, the remarkable Tiger Explorer XCx with its state-of-the-art features and rider focused technology is suited for both on and off road riding, ensuring superb stability and control. It is a bike that allows riders to tailor their desired adventure, to go anywhere and everywhere from the daily commute to the corners of the earth.”
In India, Triumph has sold over 800 bikes and the Tiger Explorer XCx will compete with the Ducati Multistrada 1200S as well as the BMW R1200GS in the adventure tourer segment. Stay tuned to Exhibit Auto for a detailed review of the Explorer XCx.
|Tiger Explorer XCx series
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