The new 2020 Tiger 1200 Desert Edition Triumph Adventure Motorcycle is inspired by epic bike adventures, and it has taken across the most inhospitable and challenging deserts in the world. It takes all of the distinctive and purposeful Tiger 1200 XC line-up appearance and incredible capability while fetching an even higher standard of finish. Its finishing includes a whole sandstorm special edition paint scheme, dedicated Desert Edition graphics, and new metalized SE radiator badges.
Moreover, the motorcycle also features high specification equipment compared to the mid-spec XCx model, designed to enhance its adventure capability and affordability further. Its dedicated features are a lightweight arrow titanium silencer and Triumph Shift Assist for clutchless up- and down-shifts. The overall review of the 2020 Tiger 1200 Desert Edition Triumph Adventure Motorcycle’s price and specifications are given below.
2020 Tiger 1200 Desert Edition Triumph Adventure Motorcycle – Features and Price
The new 2020 Tiger 1200 Desert Edition Triumph Adventure Motorcycle features the powerful Tiger 1200’s 1215cc Triple engine, the potent shaft-driven engine in its class, bringing smooth and immediate response with the help of gears up to a peak power of 141PS at 9,350rpm. It is derived from the high-quality engine components that allow the engine to spin up fast for instant authority delivery and greater torque of 122Nm at 7,600 rpm. Additionally, the lightweight Arrow titanium silencer expands the motorcycle’s agility and enhances the thrilling Tiger Triple soundtrack.
The new 2020 Tiger 1200 Desert Edition Triumph Adventure Bike offers a massive choice of extensive features and countless features to offer a superior riding experience. This ride enhancing technology includes an all-new adjustable full-color TFT instrument with full color and precise instrumentation, offering accurate rider information with an intuitive operation.
An all-new optimized cornering ABS and traction control have been enabled with the help of an Inertial Measurement unity to support an automatic selection of the appropriate level of ABS and Traction Control intervention by constantly measuring roll, yaw, and pitch and acceleration rates. It is a fully integrated technology system that ensures higher riding stability. There are five different riding modes available in the motorcycle, i.e., Rain, Off-Road, Road, Pro, and Sport. These riding modes adjust throttle response, ABS, and Traction Control settings for greater rider control in all riding conditions. An all-new Off-Road Pro riding mode is one of Triumph’s most extreme off-road set-ups for ultra-off-road adventure, with the full support of ABS and Traction turned off and an off-road throttle map.
All-LED lighting offering enhanced visibility and styling with the help of Triumph’s LED signature lighting creates clear views ahead and from behind. The high specification Triumph Semi-Active Suspension features premium adjustable WP suspension allowing the rider to electronically control the ride with TSAS holding the rear and front suspension damping. This system automatically adapts the RSU pre-load settings to keep optimal ride height for various rider sizes and payloads. There are two different TSAS modes, i.e., Auto and Off-Road.
Moreover, the brand new Triumph Shift Assist offers seamless clutchless up and down gearshifts that facilitate silky smooth gear changes and meaningfully reduce rider fatigue. In addition, the new illuminated backlit buttons are ergonomically-designed fully backlit handlebar switch cubes and joystick to create night-time use even more accessible. Furthermore, the new keyless ignition system makes it easier to live with daily, containing a premium keyless ignition. The cruise control system is accessed easily with the help of the left-hand switch cube and the new single-button cruise control helps reduce riding fatigue.
An all-new electrically adjustable touring screen is an impressive feature that comes standard in Tiger 1200 Desert Edition, and now the rider can easily configure the screen height on the road through an intuitive backlit switch cube for outstanding long-distance comfort. The high levels of standard technology specifications feature ride-by-wire heated grips and three power sockets, including a handy USB socket under the seat.
High Specification Chassis
The new 2020 Tiger 1200 Desert Edition Triumph Adventure Motorcycle maintains the Tiger’s well-known premium equipment standard with high specification Brembo brakes, easily adjustable WP suspension controlled by Triumph’s Semi-Active suspension technology piston seat height that is adjustable by 20mm to suit riding style and terrain.
2020 Tiger 1200 Desert Edition Triumph Adventure Motorcycle – Price
The new 2020 Tiger 1200 Desert Edition Triumph Adventure Bike is available at $21,100 only.
2020 Tiger 1200 Desert Edition Triumph Adventure Motorcycle – Technical Specifications
Engine & Transmission
|Type||Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder|
|Max Power EC||141 Hp (104kW) at 9,350rpm|
|Max Torque EC||90 FT-lbs (122Nm) at 7,600rpm|
|System||Ride by Wire, fuel injection|
|Exhaust||Three into one header system, Arrow titanium silencer with carbon fiber end cap, side-mounted|
|Final Drive||Shaft drive|
|Clutch||Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist|
|Frame||Tubular steel trellis frame|
|Swingarm||Single-sided, cast aluminum alloy with shaft drive|
|Front Wheel||aluminum rim, 32-spoke, & tube-less tires 19×3-inch|
|Rear Wheel||aluminum rim, 32-spoke, & tube-less tires 17×4.5-inch|
|Front Suspension||WP 48 mm upside-down forks, electronically adjustable damping, 190mm travel|
|Rear Suspension||WP mono-shock, electronically adjustable semi-active damping including automatic preload adjustment, 193 mm wheel travel|
|Front Brakes||Twin 305mm of floating discs, radially mounted monobloc Brembo 4-piston calipers, switchable ABS|
|Rear Brakes||Single 282 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, switchable ABS|
|Instrument Display and Functions||TFT multi¬functional instrument pack including digital speedometer, a trip computer, digital tachometer, fuel gauge, gear position indicator, service indicator, clock, ambient temperature, and Riding Modes.|
Dimensions & Weights
|Height Without Mirror||1,470|
|Seat Height||835 – 855|
|Tank Capacity||5.2 gal|