Triumph has announced the 2024 Triumph Tiger 900 range, which includes the Tiger 900 GT, Tiger 900 GT Pro, and Tiger 900 Rally Pro, with each bike providing more of what the company says its customers have grown to love about the Tiger 900.
“Just like our latest generation Street Triple, while the Tiger 900 has had a big impact, we’re never happy here at Triumph to rest on our laurels,” James Wood, Triumph’s global product marketing manager, said at the unveiling of the new Tiger 900 lineup. “As a team, we’re always pushing forward on every key dimension, always looking to make it better.”
Triumph Chief Product Officer Steve Sargent also sang the bike’s praises.
“The Tiger 900 already has an excellent reputation as an award-winner and rally competitor, enjoying success against production motorcycles as well as purpose-built off-road machines,” he said. “In fact, the Tiger 900 Rally Pro was used by World Enduro Champion Iván Cervantes, securing champion titles at the Baja Aragón Rally, 1000 Dunas Raid, and Bassela Enduro in 2022. With such an impressive pedigree, we needed to set ourselves a high target to improve the new Tiger 900. We were focused on raising the game in the middleweight category all over again.”
Wood said the new Triumph Tiger 900 range will deliver “more performance, more capability, more all-day comfort, and more attitude.”
“Basically, a significant step up, all while maintaining and delivering that unique Tiger triple character and easy agile dynamic ride.”
Some of the changes to the range include a significant engine upgrade, higher peak torque, better fuel economy, new safety features, new instrumentation, a new rider seat, and a damped handlebar mounting system to provide more long-distance comfort.
2024 Triumph Tiger 900: More Performance
Unique to Triumph, the T-plane crank engine with its 1-3-2 firing order and distinctive, raspy triple exhaust bark, has been further developed for the new Tiger 900 range.
Revisions to the liquid-cooled 888cc inline-Triple with DOHC and 4 valves per cylinder have resulted in a claimed power increase of 13%, taking the Tiger 900 from 93.7 hp to 106.5 hp. Triumph says this has been achieved while gaining more torque and tractability at low rpms. The increased power can be felt throughout the rev-range.
However, for this increase in power, the bikes have also seen a claimed 9% increase in fuel economy, which means less emissions. Wood said the Triumph Tiger 900 line is now above 60 mpg. With a 5.3-gal fuel tank, that gives an estimated 317-mile range.
“What’s really great about our Moto2 activity, and what we learned from the Moto2 racing, is that it doesn’t just benefit the roadsters and the super sports bikes,” he said. “We take that learning and we apply it across everything we do as a company, all the engines we design, and we’ve managed to take a lot of that learning to feed into the big changes we’ve made to the engine here and deliver this extra power but also the extra efficiency.”
Each new Tiger 900 model also benefits from a specific suspension setup, designed to meet the needs of the rider for each model. The GT is fitted with Marzocchi suspension with adjustable compression and rebound damping. The GT Pro also uses Marzocchi suspension. A fully adjustable fork is matched to an electronically adjustable rear suspension unit, which allows for easy preload adjustments at the touch of a button to suit riders traveling solo, with a pillion, or fully loaded. Both bikes feature 7.1/6.7 inches of travel front/rear. The Rally Pro uses Showa suspension, offering riders full adjustability and 9.5/9.1 inches of travel front/rear.
For stopping power, Brembo Stylema brake calipers are fitted to all three new Triumph Tiger 900 models, with 4-piston monoblock calipers grabbing twin 320mm discs up front and a single-piston sliding caliper and 255mm disc in the back.
The braking system automatically balances front and rear braking effort, working in harmony with the standard optimized cornering ABS system, to improve stability under hard braking while significantly reducing stopping distances.
The road-focused GT and GT Pro have cast aluminum alloy wheels (19/17 inches, front/rear), both shod with Metzeler Tourance Next tires, and the Rally Pro uses tubeless spoked wheels with a 21-inch front wrapped in Bridgestone Battlax Adventure tires.
2024 Triumph Tiger 900: More Capability
The 2024 Tiger 900 features new active safety features to improve visibility on the road, including a new emergency deceleration warning system, which activates the hazard lights when braking rapidly and automatically deactivates when you pull away. In addition, new marker lights provide a prominent silhouette especially at night and in poor visibility.
In addition to ABS, optimized cornering traction control comes as standard across all three Tiger 900 models. Together with the throttle-by-wire, the level of assistance can be altered with four different standard ride modes: Road, Rain, Sport, and Off-Road. The GT Pro has an additional Rider Programable mode allowing fine tuning, and the Rally Pro has six modes total, with the extra Off-Road Pro mode disabling ABS and traction control completely.
All three Tiger 900 models have a slip/assist clutch, and the GT Pro and Rally Pro are also equipped with the Triumph Shift Assist system.
The My Triumph Connectivity System is now standard on all Tiger 900 models. Music, phone, and turn-by-turn navigation can all be accessed via the new 7-inch TFT display which is bonded to the glass for a crisp, nonreflective image. A tire-pressure monitoring system is also standard on both Pro models.
2024 Triumph Tiger 900: More All-Day Comfort
The Tiger 900 range has seats that redesigned for enhanced long-distance comfort while retaining the ease of movement for the rider to find their perfect ergonomic position. All models feature 0.88 inch of adjustability, for a seat height range of 32.3-33.1 inches on the GT and GT Pro, with a range 33.9-34.6 inches on the Rally Pro. An additional accessory option drops the lower end of those ranges by an additional 0.8 inch.
“When you combine that with that really nice narrow profile, it means that the distance of your legs actually have to travel to the floor is a lot smaller,” Wood said, “making this bike really nice and accessible to a wide range of people.”
A new damped handlebar mounting system creates a more comfortable ride, and the handlebar position on the Rally Pro has been moved back by 0.6 inch for improved seated comfort as well as rider control and bike agility in the standing position when riding off-road.
The windscreen has five settings spanning 2 inches, and heated seats and grips are standard for both Pro models.
2024 Triumph Tiger 900: More Attitude
Triumph says the Tiger’s styling and adventure-focused stance has been revised and sharpened. The new bodywork now has a cleaner, more integrated design that flows from the beak through the cockpit and into the side panels.
Three new paint schemes and graphics are available for each model. The GT and GT Pro are available in Snowdonia White as standard, with two premium paint options: Graphite and Sapphire Black and Carnival Red and Sapphire Black. The 2024 Triumph Tiger 900 GT starts at $14,995, and the Tiger 900 GT Pro starts at $16,895.
The Rally Pro is available in Carbon Black and Sapphire Black, with the option to upgrade to Ash Grey and Intense Orange or Matte Khaki Green and Matte Phantom Black. The 2024 Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro starts at $17,395.
Orders can be placed now at Triumph dealers, with bikes available from early 2024.
Over 50 accessories and four accessory kits are available for the new Tiger 900 range. The fully loaded Performance accessory pack includes a brand new Akrapovič silencer, the first of several new exhaust systems developed in partnership with the company. With a lightweight titanium design with carbon end caps, the new silencer delivers a 2.2-lb weight saving and an even better sound. The pack also includes front and rear scrolling indicators with new marker light feature and billet machined adventure foot pegs.
The Protection Pack showcases key practical accessories, lower and upper engine bar kits, tank pad, sump guard, fork protectors, radiator guard, and for off-road, a headlight guard kit. The Trekker and Expedition packs provide two distinct, tailored luggage options for extended touring or off-road adventures.
For more information, visit the Triumph Motorcycles website.