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Triumph unveil new Explorer XC

Phil West, 03 September 2012 11:24

This is Triumph’s new XC version of its Explorer 1200 – the surprise unveiling and one of the highlights of the weekend’s Triumph Live at Mallory Park. Built as a more, rugged, off-road orientated version of the Explorer (in a similar way to its smaller Tiger 800 and Tiger 800 XC double act) and undoubtedly aimed squarely at BMW’s R1200GS ...

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Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 sales beat BMW R1200GS

MCN, 20 July 2012 13:41

The new Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 has beaten its arch rival the BMW R1200GS into second place in the latest sales charts. Figures just released by the Motorcycle Industry Association show 806 of the new three-cylinder Triumphs have been sold so far this year – 153 more than BMW's ubiquitous adventure bike. Mind you, if you add the sales of ...

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Win a Triumph Explorer 1200 with MCN

MCN, 16 April 2012 15:27

To celebrate the new-look MCN, we have a brand new Triumph Explorer 1200 to give away, worth £11,149. All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning the Explorer is enter here. If your entry is picked at random on May 3 then you have 28 days to pick up a new Explorer from your local ...

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Triumph Explorer 1200 launches in dealers March 22

Liam Marsden, 20 March 2012 12:11

The new Triumph Explorer 1200 will be launched at dealer's across the UK at 6pm on Thursday March 22. The Explorer represents Triumph's first foray in to the ultra-competitive big adventure bike market, with the Explorer 1200 using an all-new 125cc three-cylinder engine making 137bhp. The Explorer 1200 will cost £11,149 OTR, with a limited number of launch edition models ...

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Triumph Explorer 1200: How it compares to its rivals

MCN, 02 March 2012 14:34

The Triumph Explorer 1200 represents Triumph's first foray in to the ultra-competitive big adventure bike class, competing against bikes like the BMW R1200GS, KTM 990 Adventure and new Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer. Video: Triumph Explorer 1200 first ride MCN editor Marc Potter rode the Explorer 1200 recently at the world launch in Spain and was impressed: "I have to say I am ...

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Triumph Explorer 1200: What do you want to know?

Marc Potter, 16 February 2012 12:11

Next week MCN is riding the new Triumph Explorer 1200 at its world launch in Spain, and we want to put your questions to the Triumph team who built the bike. The new 139bhp three-cylinder adventure bike uses an all-new engine, chassis and shaft-drive system which Triumph hopes will put it ahead of the best-selling BMW R1200GS and BMW R1200GS ...

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2012 Triumphs at the Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show

MCN, 23 January 2012 10:41

The new Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 and Speed Triple R will head Triumph's stand at this year's Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show, on February 2-5. The Triumph Tiger Explorer - aimed squarely at the BMW R1200GS - features an all-new 1215cc three-cylinder engine producing a claimed 137bhp and goes on sale in March, priced at £11,149. The new Speed Triple R makes the ...

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Redesigning the Trumph Tiger 1200 Explorer

MCN, 28 December 2011 11:30

The all-new Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer - directly targeted at the BMW R1200GS - went through a major, late transformation to end up as we see it now. MCN was given exclusive access to Triumph's designers and management at its Hickley HQ in Leicestershire to get the full story of the 1200cc adventure bike's development. And we were stunned not ...

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Triumph Tiger Explorer spotted testing

Phil West, 08 December 2011 15:42

Triumph’s all-new Tiger Explorer is currently undergoing final testing – as these pics taken in Cornwall this week prove. Snapped by MCN Senior Road Tester Adam Child in a motorway services near Exeter they’re obviously of a well-used, fully laden prototype Explorer. Child said: “It looked like it had been really well used. Its luggage was held on with a ...

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Milan show video: Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200

MCN, 09 November 2011 17:09

Triumph's new Tiger Explorer 1200 adventure bike has been unveiled at the Milan show. The Tiger Explorer is set to be the most powerful shaft-driven adventure tourer for the foreseeable future, with its all-new inline three cylinder motor producing 135bhp. Laden with ABS, traction control and cruise control as standard the British firms BMW R1200GS rival is set to cost ...

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