Triumph has announced that the Tiger 1050 and Tiger 1050SE will get some updates for the next model year. The 2012 Tiger 1050 and Tiger 1050SE will come with upgraded suspension, sportioer riding position and new graphics.
For suspension, the 2012 model-year bike will get improved dampening front and rear, with a stiffer spring at the rear (108 to 139N/mm.), Triumph says the updates will reduce dive under braking and provide a more controlled ride. The bike also features new handlebars sit 20mm lower than the 2011 model’s.
The wheels, sprocket carrier and brake callipers are finished in black, while silencers and heel guards now take on a brushed.
At the moment, there’s only SE version will be offered in the United States. And the base Tiger 1050 is available in other markets. The Tiger 1050SE will comes in three colour options: Diablo Red, Crystal White, and two-tone matte black color. While the Tiger 1050 only comes in Triumph’s metallic Phantom Black.
The Tiger 1050 still sports Triumph’s 1050cc Triple engine with a claimed output of 113 hp at 9400 rpm and 72 ft-lb. at 6250 rpm. The SE version also has Triumph’s ABS braking system, hand guards, center stand and color matched panniers.
The Tiger 1050 and Tiger 1050SE are now available for £9,099 OTR and £9,999 OTR respectively.