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2020 Triumph Tiger 1200 Desert Edition
2020 Triumph Tiger 1200 Desert Edition

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Triumph
Triumph
Model Year
2020
2020
Model
Tiger 1200 Desert Edition
Tiger 1200 Desert Edition
Model Code
TIGER1200DESERTEDITION
TIGER1200DESERTEDITION
Color
Sandstorm
Sandstorm

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Twin 305 mm floating discs, Radially mounted monobloc Brembo 4-piston calipers, Switchable ABS

Rear - Single 282 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, Switchable ABS

Front - Twin 305 mm floating discs, Radially mounted monobloc Brembo 4-piston calipers, Switchable ABS

Rear - Single 282 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, Switchable ABS

Wheels

Front - 32 spoke, Aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 19 x 3.0 in.

Rear - 32 spoke, Aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 17 x 4.5 in.

Front - 32 spoke, Aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 19 x 3.0 in.

Rear - 32 spoke, Aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 17 x 4.5 in.

Tires

Front - 120 / 70 R19

Rear - 170 / 60 R17

Front - 120 / 70 R19

Rear - 170 / 60 R17

Dimensions

Height
Without Mirror - 57.87 in. (1,470 mm)
Without Mirror - 57.87 in. (1,470 mm)
Width
Handlebars - 32.68 in. (830 mm)
Handlebars - 32.68 in. (830 mm)
Weight
Dry - 542.3 lb. (246 kg)
Dry - 542.3 lb. (246 kg)
Wheelbase
59.84 in. (1,520 mm)
59.84 in. (1,520 mm)
Seat Height
32.87 - 33.66 in. (835 - 855 mm)
32.87 - 33.66 in. (835 - 855 mm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Gearbox - 6-speed
Gearbox - 6-speed
Final Drive
Shaft
Shaft

Electrical

Instrumentation
TFT multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, Trip computer, Digital tachometer, Gear position indicator, Fuel gauge, Service indicator, Ambient temperature, Clock and Riding Modes.
TFT multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, Trip computer, Digital tachometer, Gear position indicator, Fuel gauge, Service indicator, Ambient temperature, Clock and Riding Modes.

Engine

Engine
12 valve, DOHC, In-line 3-cylinder
12 valve, DOHC, In-line 3-cylinder
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Horsepower
141 hp (104 kW) @ 9,350 rpm
141 hp (104 kW) @ 9,350 rpm
Displacement
1,215 cc
1,215 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.35 x 2.81 in. (85 x 71.4 mm)
3.35 x 2.81 in. (85 x 71.4 mm)
Torque
90 ft. lb. (122 Nm) @ 7,600 rpm
90 ft. lb. (122 Nm) @ 7,600 rpm
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
Clutch
Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, Torque assist
Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, Torque assist
Fuel System
Ride by wire, fuel injection
Ride by wire, fuel injection
Exhaust
3 into 1 header system, Arrow titanium silencer with carbon fibre end cap, Side mounted
3 into 1 header system, Arrow titanium silencer with carbon fibre end cap, Side mounted
Fuel Capacity
5.2 gal.
5.2 gal.

Operational

Frame

Tubular steel trellis

Single-sided, Cast aluminium alloy with shaft drive

Tubular steel trellis

Single-sided, Cast aluminium alloy with shaft drive

Front Suspension
WP 48 mm upside down forks, electronically adjustable damping, 190 mm travel
WP 48 mm upside down forks, electronically adjustable damping, 190 mm travel
Rear Suspension
WP monoshock, electronically adjustable semi active damping with automatic preload adjustment, 193 mm wheel travel
WP monoshock, electronically adjustable semi active damping with automatic preload adjustment, 193 mm wheel travel
Rake
23.2°
23.2°
Trail
3.93 in. (99.9 mm)
3.93 in. (99.9 mm)

Features

Key Features

  • ‘DESERT’ SPECIAL EDITION PAINT SCHEME: Limited exclusively to this model, the new Tiger 1200 Desert Edition features a one-of-a-kind premium special edition ‘Sandstorm’ paint scheme with dedicated ‘Desert Edition’ graphics.
  • EVEN GREATER VALUE: The new Tiger 1200 Desert Edition adds to the mid-spec Tiger XCx specification with an even higher level of equipment, designed to enhance the ride and deliver even greater value.
  • DEDICATED HIGH-SPEC SETUP: Enhancing its adventure capability, the Desert Edition features a lightweight Arrow silencer and, for clutchless gear changes and an even smoother ride, Triumph Shift Assist as standard.
  • PREMIUM LIGHTWEIGHT ARROW SILENCER: The new premium Arrow silencer is 4.6 pounds lighter than standard and delivers a notably more thrilling Tiger triple soundtrack.
  • POWERFUL AND RESPONSIVE ENGINE: The Desert Edition features the thrilling 1,215cc Tiger triple engine and delivers 139 peak horsepower at 9,350 rpm and maximum torque of 89 LB-FT at 7,600 rpm, giving more immediate power delivery and exceptional all-day road and off-road riding capability.
  • STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY: The new Tiger 1200 Desert Edition offers a wide range of technological features, including full LED lighting, optimized cornering ABS and Traction Control, five riding modes (‘Rain’, ‘Road’, ‘Off-Road’, ‘Sport’, and ‘Off-Road Pro’), cruise control and keyless ignition.
  • FULL-COLOR TFT INSTRUMENT: Dynamic angle adjustable full-color 5-inch TFT instruments, ergonomically designed switchcubes and premium backlit 5-way joystick and button give the rider even greater control.
  • HIGH-SPECIFICATION SUSPENSION: The Desert Edition’s premium adjustable WP suspension includes Triumph’s Semi Active Suspension (TSAS) system, which allows the rider to electronically control the type of the ride.
  • HIGH-SPECIFICATION BRAKES: Twin 305 mm floating discs with radially mounted 4-piston monobloc Brembo calipers on the front, and a single 282 mm disc with Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper on the back, deliver exceptional braking performance and immediate response.
  • SPOKED WHEELS AND HIGH QUALITY TIRES: For superb off-road capability, stylish all-black wheels with 32-spoke aluminum rims come wrapped in Metzeler Tourance tubeless tires (front R19 x 3”, rear R17 x 4.5”) or an optional handbook-approved off-road Pirelli Scorpion setup.
  • ADJUSTABLE ERGONOMICS: An exceptional ride for a wide range of riders and riding styles; including 2-position adjustable seat height (33.6 inches or 32.8 inches), comfortable seat compound, and optimized handlebar position.
  • PREMIUM FINISH AND DETAILING: Contemporary premium bodywork and the highest level of finish and detailing featuring premium graphics and finishes to enhance that muscular Tiger 1200 style.
  • PREMIUM-SPECIFICATION EQUIPMENT: There is an incredible level of standard equipment including torque-assist clutch, electronically-adjustable screen and a 5V USB power socket, all enabling the Tiger 1200’s supreme capability.

Key Features

  • ‘DESERT’ SPECIAL EDITION PAINT SCHEME: Limited exclusively to this model, the new Tiger 1200 Desert Edition features a one-of-a-kind premium special edition ‘Sandstorm’ paint scheme with dedicated ‘Desert Edition’ graphics.
  • EVEN GREATER VALUE: The new Tiger 1200 Desert Edition adds to the mid-spec Tiger XCx specification with an even higher level of equipment, designed to enhance the ride and deliver even greater value.
  • DEDICATED HIGH-SPEC SETUP: Enhancing its adventure capability, the Desert Edition features a lightweight Arrow silencer and, for clutchless gear changes and an even smoother ride, Triumph Shift Assist as standard.
  • PREMIUM LIGHTWEIGHT ARROW SILENCER: The new premium Arrow silencer is 4.6 pounds lighter than standard and delivers a notably more thrilling Tiger triple soundtrack.
  • POWERFUL AND RESPONSIVE ENGINE: The Desert Edition features the thrilling 1,215cc Tiger triple engine and delivers 139 peak horsepower at 9,350 rpm and maximum torque of 89 LB-FT at 7,600 rpm, giving more immediate power delivery and exceptional all-day road and off-road riding capability.
  • STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY: The new Tiger 1200 Desert Edition offers a wide range of technological features, including full LED lighting, optimized cornering ABS and Traction Control, five riding modes (‘Rain’, ‘Road’, ‘Off-Road’, ‘Sport’, and ‘Off-Road Pro’), cruise control and keyless ignition.
  • FULL-COLOR TFT INSTRUMENT: Dynamic angle adjustable full-color 5-inch TFT instruments, ergonomically designed switchcubes and premium backlit 5-way joystick and button give the rider even greater control.
  • HIGH-SPECIFICATION SUSPENSION: The Desert Edition’s premium adjustable WP suspension includes Triumph’s Semi Active Suspension (TSAS) system, which allows the rider to electronically control the type of the ride.
  • HIGH-SPECIFICATION BRAKES: Twin 305 mm floating discs with radially mounted 4-piston monobloc Brembo calipers on the front, and a single 282 mm disc with Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper on the back, deliver exceptional braking performance and immediate response.
  • SPOKED WHEELS AND HIGH QUALITY TIRES: For superb off-road capability, stylish all-black wheels with 32-spoke aluminum rims come wrapped in Metzeler Tourance tubeless tires (front R19 x 3”, rear R17 x 4.5”) or an optional handbook-approved off-road Pirelli Scorpion setup.
  • ADJUSTABLE ERGONOMICS: An exceptional ride for a wide range of riders and riding styles; including 2-position adjustable seat height (33.6 inches or 32.8 inches), comfortable seat compound, and optimized handlebar position.
  • PREMIUM FINISH AND DETAILING: Contemporary premium bodywork and the highest level of finish and detailing featuring premium graphics and finishes to enhance that muscular Tiger 1200 style.
  • PREMIUM-SPECIFICATION EQUIPMENT: There is an incredible level of standard equipment including torque-assist clutch, electronically-adjustable screen and a 5V USB power socket, all enabling the Tiger 1200’s supreme capability.