Triumph Tiger 800 XR Insurance

Triumph Tiger XR

Tiger XR is Triumph’s adventure touring motorcycle. R in the nomenclature signifies the road capabilities of the bike. It features Triumph’s trademark In-line three engine setup. However, it has been retuned & behaves completely different in its new avatar.

Design: 

  • Tiger XR is a Sport Tourer with ‘Adventure’ looking motorcycle
  • It gets Triumph’s patented ‘Bug Eye’ headlights protruding in the front.
  • You don’t get the ‘Beak’ of an adventure bike here but the bike does look different.
  • It gets a steel trellis frame with spoke wheels & a 3into 1 silencer.
  • The high & wide handlebars are really comfortable & house an adjustable windscreen.
  • The bike comes in two color schemes Crystal White & Phantom Black.
  • Bike’s dimensions are 2215 mm x 795 mm x 1350 mm (L x W x H)

Power & Performance:

Tiger XR is powered by 800cc in line three engine. There is not much power until 4000rpm after which the bike starts pulling fast. Bike is tall geared & highway suits it the best where the engine comes out on its own.

Displacement

800 cc

Power

95 Hp at 9250 RPM

Torque

79 Nm at 7850 RPM

Transmission

Manual 6 Speed Gear Box

Acceleration (0-100 kmph)

4.4 seconds

Fuel Economy (kmpl)

22 kmpl

 

Braking & Handling:

Tiger XR handles well for a tall bike. The high & wide handle bars enable the rider to push the bike into corners or cut the traffic easily. The bike takes to corners really well. One can easily weave in & out of traffic easily. The adjustable windshield helps rider from the windblast. It has 43mm upside down telescopic forks in the front & mono shock absorber at the rear. It rides on 100/90 19’ front & 150/70 17’ rear wheels.

  • The seat on Tiger XR is comfortable with the rider sitting upright on the bike which is ideal for touring. XR is also shorter rider friendly.
  • Tiger XR gets Twin 308mm disc brakes in front & a single 255mm disc at the rear.
  • The bike gets ABS as standard & gets Triumph Traction Control system.

What Insurance cover to opt for:

Like all Triumphs Tiger XR is a beautifully put together bike with impeccable fit & finish levels. Having a good insurance cover helps with the repairs in case of a slip or a mistake while riding especially considering the adventure nature of the bike.

  • It is a good idea to have an insurance that gives you complete cover from theft, vandalism which is a big problem in India especially for a premium bike.
  • 0% depreciation insurance will help in keeping your wallet heavy in case of any slip or fall.
  • Always prefer an insurance that gives you cashless benefit.

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