2014 Triumph Tiger 800 ABS

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Triumph unveiled their 2014 iteration of the Tiger 800, a tough tourer which can go anywhere without breaking a sweat.

The 2014 Triumph Tiger 800 was always appreciated for its reliable character and is a popular choice among many adventure-lover riders.

The motorcycle weighs 210 kg (wet), is built on a rugged chassis and sports a liquid cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in line three cylinder engine with a displacement of 800 cc. The engine transfers its power to the rear wheel through a six speed transmission and rewards you with a maximum output of 95 PS at 9300 rpm and 79 NM of torque at 7850 rpm.

As far as efficiency is concerned, the Triumph Tiger 800 scores and average fuel consumption of 60 mpg.

The 2014 Triumph Tiger 800 ABS can be yours for no less than $10,999.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Triumph Tiger 800.

Overview

Triumph Tiger 800 ABS

We’ve combined a cracking Triumph three-cylinder engine and a rugged chassis to bring you the toughness, everyday practicality and outstanding touring credentials of the Tiger 800.

The engine is designed to give you smooth, accessible torque when you need it. And the strong steel frame and long travel suspension are built, not just to survive, but excite on road or trail.

We built the Tiger 800 for a purpose, and that’s what gives it its style.
There are no side panels. Just essential covers and a screen for a look that reflects how this bike should be used. With minimum painted surfaces - just the fuel tank and front mudguard - the Tiger 800 can take knocks and spills and still look good.
And with its purpose-made luggage, extended fuel range and spacious riding position you get a bike with a thirst for long distance riding.

Engine:

Triumph Tiger 800 ABS

Performance

The three-cylinder engine is purpose made for its all-rounder, adventure role.

The 800cc, fuel-injected powerplant makes a strong 95PS and peak torque of 79Nm, but just as important, it’s muscular and willing right across its rev range to give you drive and urgency when you need it without having to work the gearbox first.

The engine communicates and stirs, inspiring rides for the sake of riding, as only a three-cylinder can, then delivers the kind of performance that makes it absolutely ideal for its role.

Transmission

The transmission is just as tough and dependable as the rest of the Tiger 800, yet the clutch action is light and predictable. Giving you a bike that’s useable in off-road situations or just riding in heavy traffic. Changing gears through the six-speed gearbox is smooth and reliable too, and thanks to the generous spread of engine torque, you get a wide spread of ratios to suit all kinds of riding conditions. The chain final drive is ideal for the best off-road suspension performance and even lets you change the overall gearing if you want.

High level silencer

At its core is the Triumph signature three-cylinder engine with its triple down pipes tucking tightly into one that flows back and up to the high level silencer.

Chassis:

Triumph Tiger 800 ABS

Frame

The backbone of the Tiger 800’s chassis is its tubular steel trellis frame recognisable by the twin tubes running down each side of the engine. And we made the girder-like rear subframe super strong to cope with heavy touring loads. The engine is important here too, engineered as a fully stressed and crucial component of the chassis, adding strength so the frame can be lighter for better agility.

Suspension

We never stop honing suspension until we get it just right. And the Tiger 800 is no exception. So at the front there are 43mm inverted forks, carefully matched to the single rear unit and aluminium, twin-sided swingarm that together offer enough travel for off-road use. As well as that, with such effective damping the bike is plush and controlled on the road too. You can even adjust the rear spring preload hydraulically to deal with any load you need.

Brakes

We gave the Tiger 800 two-piston sliding callipers at the front and 308mm floating discs that give you enough stopping force on the road but won’t be too fierce in slippery off-road riding.

Wheels

We fit cast aluminium, 17 inches at the rear and 19 inches at the front to suit a wide selection of tyres.

Riding position

The upright and spacious riding position of the Tiger 800 works just about anywhere. It’s comfortable enough for you to spend hours in the saddle touring. Around town it helps you see ahead over cars and other obstacles. And off road it gives you perfect control.

Adjustable seat height

You can adjust the seat height without tools between 810mm and 830mm for better access for shorter riders or just to suit different kinds of riding.

Your passenger is well looked after too with a comfy riding position and supportive seat with large grab handles.

Handlebars

The aluminium handlebars can also be adjusted fore and aft and the handlebar levers are span-adjustable.

Equipment and Technology:

Triumph Tiger 800 ABS

Alternator

Serious all-weather riders expect to be able to use additional electrical equipment, so we fitted the Tiger 800 with a high output alternator. Plenty of power for you to use with the optional heated grips, spotlights or electrically heated clothing.

Dual Headlights

It’s an all-weather bike, so there are powerful dual headlights. These can be quickly height adjusted by moving a simple lever.

Immobiliser

Just in case your Tiger 800 attracts the wrong kind of attention, we’ve added a high technology security system. It detects a microchip in the key body and if it’s not present the ignition system is disabled.

This prevents a copy of the correct key being used to switch the bike on.

Instruments and computer

We put everything you need in the way of technology on the Tiger 800. Including a trip computer reading average and instant fuel economy and range remaining, fuel gauge, service indicator, gear position and clock as well as essential information such as speed and engine rpm.

ABS

The ABS system uses the latest technology to prevent wheel lock-up in any condition you find yourself in. And it can be switched off for off-road use, in case you want to lock a wheel up deliberately.

Screen

We added the aerodynamically optimised screen to take the force out of the slipstream and make your ride comfortable at sustained high speed.

TPMS

Tyre pressure can drastically alter the performance of any bike. So the dash of the Tiger 800 is also preconfigured to display the optional tyre pressure monitoring system, to warn you before any changes in pressure become an issue.

Accolades:

Triumph Tiger 800 ABS

Winner of MCN Award

Tiger 800 & 800XC- Winner of MCN Award for ’Best Adventure Bike 2011’

Warranty and Service:

Triumph Tiger 800 ABS

Our confidence provides you with a two-year unlimited mileage warranty on your new Triumph and Genuine Accessories. Alongside the knowledge that we give you a 12 month unlimited mileage warranty on replacement parts.

The Tiger 800 carries 6,000 mile (10,000km) service intervals.

Specifications

Engine typeLiquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line three-cylinder
Displacement800cc
Bore74.0mm
Stroke61.9mm
SystemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
ExhaustStainless steel 3 into 1, high level stainless steel silencer
Final driveO-Ring-Chain
ClutchWet,Multi Plate
Gearbox6-Speed
Oil capacity1.0US Gallon
FrameTubular steel trellis frame
SwingarmTwin-sided, cast aluminium alloy
Front WheelsCast aluminium alloy 10-spoke 19 x 2.5in
Rear WheelsCast aluminium alloy 10-spoke 17 x 4.25in
Front Tires100/90 ZR 19
Rear Tires150/70 ZR 17
Front SuspensionShowa 43mm upside down forks, 180mm travel
Rear SuspensionShowa monoshock with hydraulically adjustable preload, 170mm rear wheel travel
Brakes frontTwin 308mm floating discs, Nissin 2-piston floating calipers, (ABS model available)
Brakes rearSingle 255mm disc, Nissin single piston floating caliper, (ABS model available)
Instrument display and functionsLCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel guage, TPMS ready, service indicator, switchable ABS and clock
Length2215mm
Width handlebars795
Height without mirror1350mm
Seat height810mm
Wheelbase1530mm
Rake23.9°
Trail92.4mm
Tank capacity5.0us gallon
Wet weight210 kilo
Max power ec95PS @ 9300
Max torque ec79NM @ 7850
Fuel Consumption Urban41mpg
Fuel Consumption 56mph/90kph63mpg
Color optionsSapphire Blue, Crystal White and Phantom Black
Price$10,999

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