Tiger 1200 Desert Edition

Tiger 1200 Desert Edition


Inspired by epic, real-world motorcycle adventures taken by Tiger 1200 riders across the most inhospitable and challenging deserts in the world, the new Tiger 1200 Desert Edition features a dedicated special edition paint scheme and a unique high-specification setup designed to deliver maximum capability and even greater value.


Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1215 cc
Bore 3.3 in
Stroke 2.8 in
Compression 11.0:1
System Ride by Wire, fuel injection
Exhaust 3 into 1 header system, Arrow titanium silencer with carbon fibre end cap, side mounted
Final Drive Shaft drive
Clutch Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist
Gearbox 6-speed
Frame Tubular steel trellis frame
Swingarm Single-sided, cast aluminium alloy with shaft drive
Front Wheel 32 spoke, aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 19 x 3.0 in
Rear Wheel 32 spoke, aluminium rim, for tubeless tyres 17 x 4.5 in
Front Tyre 120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 170/60 R17
Front Suspension 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
Front Brake Twin 305 mm floating discs, radially mounted monobloc Brembo 4-piston calipers, switchable ABS
Rear Brake Single 282 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, switchable ABS
Width Handlebars 32.7 in
Height Without Mirror 57.9 in
Seat Height 835 - 855 mm
Wheelbase 59.8 in
Rake 23.2 ยบ
Trail 3.9 in
Tank Capacity 6.2 gal
Dry Weight 542 lbs