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The name might be familiar but Triumph’s long-teased 2022 Tiger 1200 shares nothing with the existing 1215cc model

Significantly lighter and more powerful, Triumph’s long-teased 2022 Tiger 1200 has, according to Triumph, been designed to be the world’s most capable, agile and manoeuvrable large-capacity adventure motorcycle.

Delivering a transformation in capability and performance on the tarmac – and the most dynamic and exciting experience off-road – the new generation brings the best of all worlds with a whole new Tiger line-up, including for the first time two all-new 30-litre tank Tiger Explorer options.

Furthermore, the Tiger 1200 family is backed by the surety of a new three-year/unlimited-kilometre factory warranty for extra peace of mind.

The Tiger 1200 range, comprising the GT Pro and GT Explorer as well as the Rally Pro and Rally Explorer, is expected to arrive in local showrooms in the second quarter of 2022. Australian pricing has yet to be confirmed.

All-new Tiger 1200 Family
Tiger 1200 GT family:
Tailor made for the perfect road-focused adventure ride, with 19-inch front and 18-inch rear cast aluminium wheels
o    Tiger 1200 GT Pro (20-litre tank)
o    Tiger 1200 GT Explorer (30-litre tank)

Triumph Tiger 1200

Tiger 1200 Rally family: Tailor made for the perfect all-terrain adventure, with 21-inch front and 18-inch rear tubeless spoked wheels
o    Tiger 1200 Rally Pro (20-litre tank)
o    Tiger 1200 Rally Explorer (30-litre tank)

Triumph Tiger 1200

Transformation in weight, capability and specification
–    Significantly lighter
o    More than 25kg lighter than the previous generation
o    Up to 17kg lighter than the closest shaft drive competition (based on a comparable specification of motorcycle)
Triumph Tiger 1200
–    New dedicated wheel dimensions for enhanced capability tailored to the ride
o    21-inch front / 18-inch rear tubeless spoked set-up for off-road supremacy (Rally Pro & Rally Explorer)

Tiger 1200 Rally Pro Snowdonia White

o    19-inch front / 18-inch rear cast aluminium set-up for dynamic road riding capability (GT Pro & GT Explorer)

Triumph Tiger 1200

Tiger 1200 GT Explorer Sapphire Black

–    New fuel tank capacities
o    20-litre (GT Pro & Rally Pro)

o    30-litre (GT Explorer & Rally Explorer)

–    All-new lightweight chassis and class-leading specification of equipment
o    New lightweight frame with bolt-on rear aluminium subframe and pillion hangers
o    New lighter and stronger ‘tri-link’ swingarm
o    New category-leading Brembo Stylema® monobloc brakes plus optimised cornering ABS with IMU
o    Advanced Showa semi-active suspension set-up tuned for maximum road and off-road capability
–    Slimmer waist and a more compact overall design
–    New rider ergonomics designed for a comfortable and stable ride
–    Adjustable seat height, which can be lowered even further with an accessory low seat

Triumph Tiger 1200

All-new T-plane triple engine advantage
–    New 1160cc triple engine, designed to set a new benchmark for engine character
–    More power with 150PS at 9000rpm and more torque with 130Nm at 7000rpm – 9PS more than the previous generation, and 14PS more than the closest shaft drive competition
–    Unique T-plane triple crank with uneven firing order
o    Enhanced low-down tractability and responsiveness
o    More exciting and engaging mid-range to top-end response and feel
o    Improved acceleration
–    More characterful and distinctive soundtrack
–    New lightweight low maintenance shaft drive

All-new comprehensive technology package
–    All-new Triumph Blind Spot Radar System, developed in partnership with Continental (GT Explorer and Rally Explorer only)
–    All-new Showa semi-active suspension set-up for dynamic rider control
–    All-new 7.0-inch TFT instruments with integrated My Triumph Connectivity System
–    Optimised Cornering Traction Control with IMU
–    Up to six riding modes
–    All-new keyless system, including ignition, steering lock and fuel cap
–    All-new LED lighting with DRL, plus Adaptive Cornering Lights
–    Triumph Shift Assist as standard on all models
–    Heated grips and seats (heated seats standard on GT Explorer & Rally Explorer only)
–    Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (standard on GT Explorer & Rally Explorer only)
–    Hill Hold

New distinctive and purposeful style, poise and attitude 
–    More dominant adventure focused stance and poise with new bodywork, new twin radiator design and minimal new silencer
–    New rider ergonomics with tailored bar and peg positions
–    All-new bodywork
–    Premium detailing and finish
–    New colour schemes and graphics for each family

Dedicated Tiger 1200 accessory range
–    50+ Genuine Triumph Accessories for capability, comfort, style, technology and protection
–    Full luggage systems – all hard luggage developed in partnership with Givi
o    New Trekker panniers – moulded luggage, side/corner opening
o    New 52-litre Trekker twin helmet topbox with upholstered passenger backrest
o    New Expedition panniers – alloy luggage, top opening
o    New 42-litre Expedition topbox with two-piece passenger backrest
–    Comprehensive protective range
o    Precision engineered tubular stainless-steel engine and tank protection
–    Heated seating options
o    Rider, pillion, standard height and low seat options
–    New Triumph Sena Bluetooth communication system
o    Dedicated new partnership with the leading motorcycle communication brand, Triumph Sena headset featuring a new Harman Kardon sound system

Price, service and availability
–    Three years/unlimited mileage warranty, with the option to extend
–    High service intervals: 10,000 miles (16,000km) / 12 months
–    Expected to arrive in local showrooms in the second quarter of 2022
–    Australian pricing has yet to be confirmed