The Triumph Tiger 800 XC is a strong all roader especially designed for the adventure lovers. It features a long travel suspension system which includes a front 45 mm Showa upside down fork and a preload and rebound adjustable Showa monoshock.

The stopping power is handled by a pair of two-piston sliding callipers and 308mm discs up front and a single-piston calliper at the rear paired with a 255 mm disc. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the motorcycle is fitted with a standard ABS system which can be switched off.

At the heart of the motorcycle sits a 799 cc, liquid-Cooled, 12 Valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder engine which is kept in check by a six speed automatic transmission. The engine delivers a maximum output 95PS at 9300 rpm and 79 Nm of torque at 7850 rpm.

The motorcycle is offered with a base price €11,149.

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

  • 2015 Triumph Tiger 800 XC
  • Year:
    2015
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
  • Transmission:
    6-speed
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    95
  • Torque @ RPM:
    79
  • Energy:
    Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
  • Displacement:
    799 cc
  • Top Speed:
    130 mph (Est.)
  • Price:
    € 11149

Overview

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Triumph built the Tiger 800XC to be just like the Tiger 800, but with a little bit more

Using the rugged Tiger 800 as a starting point, Triumph added a pack of special off-road equipment so you can keep on going when you run out of tarmac.

The three-cylinder engine is the same 800cc triple found in the Tiger 800 so it’s got loads of torque and muscular power. And the tough steel frame and long distance fuel range are from the Tiger 800 too. The added XC is what gives you the next-level off-road ability.

This is a hard-core bike that you can cross continents on, whether or not there are roads going in that direction. Just load it up and go.

2015 Triumph Tiger 800 XC Key Features:

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• Class-leading 95PS 799cc three-cylinder engine
• Adjustable seat height and handlebar position
• Switchable ABS as standard
• Coded key immobiliser for added security
• 645w generator allows fitment of multiple electrical accessories

2015 Triumph Tiger 800 XC Features and Benefits:

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Chassis:

Suspension
The suspension travel for the Tiger 800XC is a huge 220mm at the front, 215mm at the rear. Just what you need on poor condition trails. Triumph fitted 45mm Showa upside down forks along with a preload and rebound adjustable Showa monoshock so you can adjust for either off or on-road riding.

Brakes
Triumph needed to give you enough stopping force on the road without being too sharp or intimidating in the dirt. So at the front of the Tiger 800XC is a pair of two-piston sliding callipers and 308mm discs, with a single-piston calliper at the rear and a 255mm disc.

ABS is standard but this can be switched off for off-road riding where you might want to be able to lock up a wheel.

Wheels
Triumph added spoked wheels to the Tiger 800XC for better cushioning on rough terrain. The front is a big 21inch diameter to take dedicated off-road tyres and cope with holes and ridges. And the front mudguard is higher so that clogging mud won’t spoil your ride.

Riding Position
Triumph built the Tiger 800XC to have genuine off-road capability, so it’s tall with an upright and very spacious riding position. Triumph made the bars wider than the standard Tiger 800s to give you extra manoeuvrability and the seat is lofty, although it’s easily adjusted without the need for tools.

Despite your high up stance the screen does a great job of fending off the wind pressure so you can stay at motorway speeds for as long as you need.

Triumph even gave your passenger plenty of room, chunky grab handles and well positioned footrests so long distances are no less comfortable on the back than they are for you.

Adjustable seat height
You can adjust the seat height without tools between 845mm and 865mm to suit different kinds of riding.

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

Frame
As you’d expect the Tiger 800XC uses the same tubular steel trellis frame as the Tiger 800 so you know it’s strong enough to take the knocks during serious off road use. The rear subframe is the same, designed to take Triumph capacious panniers and big top box, plus a passenger, then go places where pure road bikes daren’t venture.

Engine:

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Performance
The three-cylinder 95PS engine, like the rest of the Tiger 800XC, is made for adventure.

With so much torque spread right across the rev range you can pull hard from low revs. That’s great for overtaking without the need to work the gearbox and touring effortlessly through mountainous terrain, but it’s also exactly what you need to dig yourself out of tough off-road situations.

But this is a Triumph so there’s a lot more to it than clinical horsepower.

Triumph gave the Tiger an animated snarl that adds a whole new layer of character. An engine that communicates and encourages you to use it to the best of its, and your, ability.

Transmission
The rugged dependability applies just as much to the transmission: six gears, a tough clutch with a light lever action that’s needed in difficult conditions, and chain drive for simplicity, reduced weight and the best ground clearance This makes it easy to alter the final drive ratio for sustained low speed riding.

Equipment and Technology:

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ABS
The ABS system on the Tiger 800XC 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.

Immobiliser
Just in case your Tiger 800XC attracts the wrong kind of attention, Triumph has 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
With the Tiger 800XC you are fully equipped for all kinds of conditions, on-road and off. As standard you get the rear rack, along with the sturdy hand protectors and the coded key immobiliser for security.

The dash shows you all the information you could need including average and instant fuel economy and range remaining, fuel gauge, service indicator, gear position and clock as well as speed and engine rpm. It’s also preconfigured for the optional Tyre Pressure Monitoring System.

Alternator
Serious all-weather riders expect to be able to use additional electrical equipment, so Triumph fitted the Tiger 800XC with a high output alternator. Plenty of power for you to use heated grips, spotlights or electrically heated clothing. All of which are available as extras.

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

Luggage Capacity
You never know where you’ll end up on a Tiger 800XC so you need to prepare for any eventuality. And that can mean taking a lot of equipment with you. So luggage options include the capacious adventure-style panniers and top case, tank bags, tail packs and inner bags to suit every need. All developed in conjunction with the Tiger 800XC, so wherever you go you can take it all with you. There’s even a clever lever behind the headlights for when the bike is loaded up, to dip them lower and compensate for the tail-down stance. No tools needed, just pull the lever and the lights are pointing along the road once again.

Key Accessories:

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A huge range of accessories has been specifically developed for the Tiger series. All fitted accessories include a 2 year unlimited mileage warranty. Here is just a small selection to view.

Triumph Dynamic Luggage System
Triumph Dynamic Luggage System featuring high security "one key" locking mechanism, branded brushed aluminium lid covers and fully weatherproof construction for the ultimate in adventure luggage. Full floating mounting assembly ensures performance levels are not compromised even when fully loaded. Offers 62 litres of luggage carrying capacity (can accommodate one full face helmet).

Top Box
The Topbox provides 35 litres of luggage carrying capacity (can accommodate one full face helmet), the bespoke TDLS provides added practicality. Requires Sliding Carriage A9508148 for fitment.

Arrow Slip-on Exhaust
Constructed from premium materials including Titanium and Carbon Fibre to ensure that the Arrow Silencer looks as good as it sounds, with a bespoke engine tune which guarantees optimum performance. E approved for noise, meeting EC Directive 97/24 Chapter 9. Delivers a Power increase of up to 4.0 PS (without dB killer), a significant weight saving of 3.5kg and the all-important sound track!

Sump Guard
Heavy gauge brushed aluminium Sump Guard designed to protect the sump and underside of the bike from the impacts associated with off road riding. Features drilled sections for a lightweight competition look plus Tiger branding and all required hardware.

Adventure Fog Light Kit
High performance dual Fog Lamp Kit designed specifically for the Tiger, featuring cast 55w fog lights, drilled and brushed aluminium shields. All new illuminated push button switching with ECU controlled power switching.

Accolades:

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

Warranty and Services:

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

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

Tiger 800XC Special Edition:

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This special edition of Triumph’s Tiger 800XC takes the tough and capable characteristics of the standard 800XC model and adds a distinctive, fresh look.

Frame
Adding to the unique look is a fiery red main frame plus black exhaust heat shields and black pillion grab rails.

Components
The commanding view the Tiger 800XC offers of the road ahead is now framed by black finished handlebars and matt-finished Diablo Red cockpit infills.

Paint
At first glance the new Volcanic Black paint looks like a simple black finish, but when the lines catch the light you’ll see a burst of red metallic highlights.

Specifications

Engine type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 799cc
Bore 74.0mm
Stroke 61.9mm
Fuelsystem Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1, high level stainless steel silencer
Final drive O-Ring-Chain
Clutch Wet, Multi-Plate
Gearbox 6-Speed
Oil capacity 3.7L
Frame Tubular steel trellis frame
Swingarm Twin-sided, cast aluminium alloy
Front Wheels 36-spoke 21 x 2.5in, aluminium rim
Rear Wheels 32-spoke 17 x 4.25in, aluminium rim
Front Tyres 90/90-21
Rear Tyres 150/70 R17
Front Suspension Showa 45mm upside down forks, 220mm travel
Rear Suspension Showa monoshock with remote oil reservoir, hydraulically adjustable preload, rebound damping adjustment, 215mm rear wheel travel
Brakes front Twin 308mm floating discs, Nissin 2-piston sliding calipers, Switchable ABS
Brakes rear Single 255mm disc, Nissin single piston sliding caliper, Switchable ABS
Instrument display and functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, service indicator, switchable ABS and clock
Length 2215mm
Width handlebars 865
Height without mirror 1390mm
Seat height 845-865mm
Wheelbase 1545mm
Rake 24.3°
Trail 95.3mm
Tank capacity 19l
Wet weight 215 kg
Dry weight 190 kg
Max power ec 95BHP @ 9300
Max torque ec 79NM @ 7850
Fuel consumption urban 49.6mpg
Fuel consumption 56mph/90kph 75.3mpg
Fuel consumption 75mph/120kph 74.3mpg
Color Options Crystal White, Matt Khaki Green and Phantom Black
Price €11,149

Quotes:

"At first glimpse the bike doesn’t look different to the current model, but a closer looks reveals a few changes."

"The biggest change comes with the inclusion of what appears to be WP suspension, where the current Tiger uses Showa suspension both front and rear. The change in suspension perhaps marks a change in attitude to make the bike slightly more off-road focused." — Motofire

"A global hit since its launch in 2011, The Tiger 800 was designed from the ground up to meet the demands of some of the most discerning motorcyclists. Carrying a high specification it delivers a unique experience and provides the perfect bike for year-round riding." — Total Motorcycles

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