Published on May 24th, 2022 | by Aaron Fernandez0
Triumph Tiger 1200 has been introduced in Malaysia
Triumph Motorcycles Malaysia has unveiled the all-new Triumph Tiger 1200. The new Tiger 1200 adventure and touring motorcycle will be offered locally in two variants of GT Pro and Rally Explorer. The GT Pro variant is more attuned to touring purposes while the Rally Explorer is designed for on-road and off-road riding.
For the variants of the Triumph Tiger 1200, the main ones are the Rally Explorer and GT Pro. The Rally Explorer comes with a wet weight of 261kg and a 30-litre fuel capacity. Meanwhile, the GT Pro is lighter at 245kg with a smaller 20-litre tank. Both variants are powered by a new generation 1,160cc T-plane triple 3-cylinder engine that can output 150PS at 9,000rpm and 130Nm of torque at 7,000rpm. For those curious, 9PS more than the previous generation, and 14PS more than the closest shaft drive competition.
That’s not the only improvement from the previous model. The new dedicated wheel dimensions for the Rally Explorer and Rally Pro with 21-inch and 18-inch set-up respectively for better off-road riding. While the GT, GT Pro and GT Explorer are given with 19-inch and 18-inch rear cast aluminium set-up for dynamic road riding capabilities.
These new variants also come with a large number of features like Triumph Blind Spot Radar system, Showa semi-active suspension, 7-inch TFT instruments, Optimised Cornering Traction Control with IMU, five riding modes, keyless ignition, steering lock and fuel cap, LED lighting with daytime running lights and more.
For customers wanting more out of their Tiger 1200, there are plenty of customizable options available. There are up to 50+ Genuine Triumph Accessories for capability, comfort, style, technology and protection. These include full luggage system, comprehensive protective range, heated seating options and new Triumph Sena Bluetooth communication system.
In terms of pricing, the Tiger 1200 GT Pro is priced at RM115,900 and the Rally Explorer costs more at RM130,900 excluding tax and insurance. Colour options for each variant are as follows:
- Tiger 1200 Rally Pro and Rally Explorer – Snowdonia White, Sapphire Black and Matt Khaki
- Tiger 1200 GT Pro and GT Explorer – Snowdonia White, Sapphire Black and Lucerne Blue
- Tiger 1200 GT – Snowdonia White