Triumph Tiger Explorer XC Motorbikes For Sale

Triumph Tiger Explorer XC
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Current Prices: £9,400–£6,650
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10

What Is It?

The Triumph Tiger Explorer XC is a premium off-road focused adventure style bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,215 cc triple engine, producing 136.8 bhp at 9,300 rpm and maximum torque at 6,200 rpm.

Features include:

  • Shaft final drive
  • Steel tubular frame with Aluminium swingarm
  • Dual 305 mm discs up front with Brembo M4.32 four piston calipers
  • 282 mm disc at the rear with Nissin two piston caliper
  • ABS with off mode
  • Adjustable 48 mm WP fork with 190 mm travel
  • Adjustable WP rear shock with 193 mm travel
  • Ride modes: Road, Rain
  • 3-level traction control
  • Adjustable screen
  • 837 mm / 857 mm adjustable seat
  • 3->1 Stainless Steel exhaust system
  • Centre stand
  • Plastic sump guard
  • 12V socket
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

Triumph took the original Explorer XC, upgraded it and spun it out into three versions with ever increasing spec levels in the new XC, XCX and XCA. They are mirrored by on-road versions in the XR, XRX and XRT.

Compared to the old XC you get a couple more bhp, Brembo brakes at the front and a chunkier WP fork.

The wire spoked 19" front wheel takes a 120/70 tyre and the rear 17" a 170/60.

Accessories include heated grips, heated seats, hand guards, engine bars, radiator guard, Aluminium sump guard, LED fog lights, Arrow exhaust, panniers and top box.

Colours: Black, white (+£125)

Did You Know?

XC stands for Cross Country.


Launch RRP: £12,200

Capacity: 1,215 cc (very high)

Power: 137 bhp, 102 kW (high)

Red Line: 10,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 140 mph, 225 km/h (high)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 40 mpg, 7.1 l/100km, 14.2 km/l (average)

Range: 180 miles, 290 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 20.0 litres, 5.3 US gallons (high)

Seat Height: 837 mm, 33.0 inches (average)

Dry Weight: 246 kg, 542 pounds

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)

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Up And Down The Range

The mid-range £14,300 XCX gets you cornering ABS, off-road riding mode, Aluminium sump guard, radiator guard, semi-active suspension, cruise control, self-cancelling indicators, heated grips, hand guards, engine bars and second 12V socket but it's 7 kg heavier.

At the top of the range the £15,900 XCA gets you hill hold control, LED fog lights, Sport and Custom riding modes, electrically adjustable screen, heated seats, tyre pressure monitoring and pannier rails but it's 5 kg heavier than the XCX.

For more on-road focused duties Triumph offers the £11,900 XR which is essentially the same but with cast wheels.


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Popularity & How Many Left

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For Sale
30 / month

Source: DVLA

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