- Prices for the Triumph Tiger 900 ranges from Rs 13.7 lakh to Rs 15.5 lakh
- Bookings are open across the country
- The Triumph Tiger 900 uses a new 888cc, inline-triple, liquid-cooled engine
Triumph launched the new Tiger 900 in India with three variants: GT (Rs 13.7 lakh), Rally (Rs 14.35 lakh), and the top-spec Rally Pro (Rs 15.5 lakh), and brand’s dealerships across the country are now officially accepting bookings. The bike was supposed to go on sale earlier this year, however, the COVID-19 pandemic and the global lockdowns that followed led to a delay.
Triumph Tiger 900 Engine and chassis
Tiger 900 is a brand new motorcycle that replaces the very famous Tiger 800. The road-biased version is badged the GT, while the off road-biased version is called Rally. Both bikes share the same bodywork, chassis, bolt-on subframe and a new 888cc three-cylinder engine. The engine produces 94 hp and 87 Nm of torque and features a unique arrangement of 1-3-2 that gives it a completely different character compared to the previous model. We discovered this and much more about the new motorcycle during our first review of Tiger 900 in Morocco.
Triumph Tiger 900 Variants explained
One of the major differences in the suspension. GT features a 45mm fork with compression and rebound damping, rear mono-shock with preload and rebound adjustment. The bike provides 180 mm of travel wheel in the front and 170 mm at the rear. Rally and Rally Pro get their suspension with a fully adjustable fork of 45mm USD and mono-shock, offering 240mm and 230mm of travel wheel, respectively. The Tiger 900 series also features all-in-one Brembo Stylema brakes with four-piston calipers and 320mm discs at the front and a single caliper with a 255mm disc at the back.
Regarding electronics, GT and Rally come with rain, road, sport, and off-road riding modes, while the high-spec Rally Pro provides additional configurable modes for Driver and Off-Road Pro. It comes with LED fog lamps, heated rider, pillion seats, My Triumph connectivity system, bi-directional quick-shifter, and tyre pressure monitoring system.
All three variants launched in India share the same 7.0-inch TFT instrument screen, IMU-based cornering ABS and traction control, along with a 20-liter fuel tank.
Triumph Tiger 900 Pricing and competition
For reference, the prices for the Tiger 800 variants ranged from Rs 11.99 lakh for Tiger 800 XR and went up to Rs 15.16 lakh for top-of-the-line Tiger 800 XCa. In terms of competition, the Tiger 900 GT will compete with the new F 900 XR, which costs Rs 10.50 lakh. On the other hand, Rally and Rally Pro versions will rival with Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin Adventure Sports, whose prices start at Rs 15.35 lakh.