2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer ABS


52348 Miles
Freedom Euro Cycle of Las Vegas
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Tiger Explorer ABS


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Being a Tiger, this is a bike built for adventure. Exploring new roads, even new countries and not stopping just because the road does.

But we made the Tiger Explorer for every rider that wants rugged dependability, long distance comfort, a powerful and torquey engine with an extended fuel range, fine handling and the ability to cope with unmade roads.

And we didn’t stop there. We added high levels of sophisticated equipment, including ABS, traction control and cruise control along with the special character that comes with a Triumph three cylinder engine, and handling so natural and easy the bike is just as much at home in town as on the tundra.

Key Accessories
  • Key Accessories: A huge range of accessories has been specifically developed for the Tiger series. All fitted accessories include a 2 year unlimited mileage warranty.  Here is just a small selection to view.
  • Explorer Pannier System: Bespoke Triumph Dynamic Luggage System.  Full floating mounting assembly ensures performance levels are not compromised even when fully loaded.  Offers 62 litres of luggage carrying capacity (can accommodate one full face helmet in LHS pannier).
  • Adventure Powered Top Box: Fully weatherproof Triumph Top Box designed to accommodate one full face helmet. Cavernous 35 litre capacity and 10kg weight limit.  Automatic 12v electrical connection for day to day ease of fitment and removal.
  • Fog Light Kit: High performance dual fog lamp kit featuring cast 55w fog lights, drilled and brushed marine grade aluminium shields and an integrated tubular mounting rail.
  • Heated Rider and Passenger Seat: These thermostatically controlled, bespoke heated seats are a must for any serious touring or cold climate use.  Featuring switchable temperature settings and high quality heating elements for efficient, comfortable heating. Available for both rider and passenger.
  • Quantum Coated High Touring Screen: Injection moulded, adjustable polycarbonate high screen for a superb finish and optimum clarity combined with a Quantum Coated surface for the ultimate in scratch resistance.  50mm higher and 30mm wider than the standard screen.
  • Engine Bars: Fabricated steel engine bars finished in durable textured powder coat finish.
  • Alloy Belly Pan: Heavy gauge brushed aluminium Belly Pan designed to complement the styling of the Tiger Explorer.
  • Heated Grips: Designed specifically for the ride by wire throttle installed on the Tiger Explorer, these internally wired heated grips featuring dual temperature heat settings selectable through bar mounted dual colour push button controls.
  • Seat Options: A full range of seat options are available for the Tiger Explorer including a low seat, a high seat, and also a special comfort seat using 3D mesh technology.
  • Performance: We gave the Explorer a 1215cc three-cylinder engine. Built with the latest technology to be strong, dependable and have the low maintenance levels you need on long adventures. It has plenty of power and torque with a hefty 137PS at 9300rpm, and 121Nm at just 6400rpm. Useable torque low down in the rev range where you need it most. Not only does the Tiger Explorer boast great power, its engine has an evocative character with a creamy power delivery and unmistakable Triumph growling soundtrack.
  • Ride-By-Wire: The fuel injection is controlled by a ride-by-wire throttle system using computer control to give you the torque you need in the most efficient, predictable way.
  • Double Overhead Cams: Double overhead camshafts operate the four valves per cylinder for an engine that does what it was made to do even when the bike is fully loaded with rider, passenger, a full complement of luggage and facing a steep mountain climb.
  • Shaft Drive: We designed a rugged transmission comprising of a strong six-speed gearbox and an exceptionally tough shaft final drive. This gives you smooth power delivery yet is capable of dealing with the shocks and knocks it can face off-road. And, it hardly needs any maintenance, so you can get on with your ride without worrying about it.
  • Frame: We built the tubular steel frame of the Tiger Explorer in the same style as other Triumphs. But it's made extra tough to deal with the stresses of off-road riding and on the road too, where you can load the Tiger Explorer heavily and still ride at high speeds or on badly maintained back roads in full control and comfort.
  • Suspension: The suspension on the Tiger Explorer is built to cope with any kind of riding condition. We used tough 46mm forks at the front with an extended 190mm of travel, ideal for rough roads and long distance comfort.  And at the rear, the single shock provides 194mm of travel and features a hydraulic remote preload adjuster and adjustable rebound damping.
  • Brakes: Braking is looked after by a pair of 4-piston calipers and twin 305mm discs at the front backed up by a single rear disc, all controlled by our advanced, switchable electronic ABS system.
  • Wheels and Tires: The 10-spoke, cast aluminium wheels, 17 inches diameter at the rear and 19 inches at the front, are perfect for off-road riding and effective at dealing with poor road surfaces.
  • Handling: The Tiger Explorer is such an easy, natural handling bike.  Be it low speed corners or fast sweepers, the Explorer shows outstanding handling manners.  The wheelbase is long at 1530mm so you have plenty of room on board and excellent stability.
  • Riding Position: Comfort is crucial on a bike designed for extended touring trips, so for the Tiger Explorer, we've concentrated on that for both the rider and passenger. The riding position is perfect. High, upright and dominant with wide bars and plenty of space. Even your passenger gets plenty of space as well as large grab handles for their reassurance and safety.
Equipment and Technology
  • Traction Control: The Tiger Explorer also comes with traction control as standard to give you added safety and confidence in slippery conditions.   The system reassuringly keeps wheel slip to a manageable level by reading the speeds of both wheels, along with numerous engine parameters, and adjusts performance to assist the rider in maintaining a safe course.
  • Cruise Control: Cruise control is fitted to all Tiger Explorers, easing fatigue over long distances and optimizing fuel efficiency.
  • Switchable ABS: The standard ABS system uses the latest technology to prevent wheel lock-up in any condition you find yourself in. And it can be switched off for off-road use to match your riding style.
  • 950W Alternator: As a serious all-weather rider you would expect to be able to use various electrical devices, so the electrical system is powered by a class-leading 950W alternator. Plenty of power for you to use on the optional heated grips, spotlights, and seats.
  • Immobilizer: We added a coded key immobilizer system in case your Explorer attracts the wrong kind of attention. It disables the ignition if an attempt is made to turn or force the ignition switch without the presence of the electronically coded correct key.
  • Optional Spoke Wheels: An option on the Tiger Explorer is spoke wheels and tubeless tires adding even more off-road ability.
  • Screen: Steady motorway speeds are made easy by the aerodynamically designed adjustable screen, which fends off the slipstream without creating undue turbulence or excessive wind noise.
  • Instruments and Computer: The Tiger Explorer tells you everything you need to know on a journey. The LCD instruments use handlebar mounted thumb switches with up/down scroll facility and feature a comprehensive onboard computer including 2 trip meters displaying distance covered, journey time, average speed, average fuel consumption, instant fuel consumption, range to empty. Also visible on the LCD screen is the odometer readout, tire pressure monitoring system readout (if fitted), heated seat power indicator, cruise control operation information and service interval. There is also an on-screen alert for freezing temperatures as well as a numeric readout for ambient temperature.
  • 12v Power Socket: We’ve added a 12V power socket close to the ignition switch for a GPS unit or heated clothing.
  • Adjustable Seat Height: We made the seat broad, flat and easily adjustable to either 837mm or 857mm - no tools needed. So you can get comfortable whatever your size, while even the bars and levers adjust for finer tuned ergonomics.
  • Payload: The Tiger Explorer’s payload is an incredible 222kg. Ideal for those long adventures.
Warranty and Service
  • Our confidence provides you with a two-year unlimited mileage warranty on your new Triumph and Genuine Accessories. Alongside the knowledge that we give you a 12 month unlimited mileage warranty on replacement parts.
  • The Tiger Explorer carries 10,000 mile (16,000km) service intervals
Engine and Transmission
  • Type: Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line three-cylinder
  • Capacity: 1215cc
  • Bore: 85 mm
  • Stroke: 71.4 mm
  • System: Ride by wire, fuel injection
  • Exhaust: Stainless steel 3 into 1, side mounted stainless steel silencer
  • Final Drive: Shaft
  • Clutch: Wet, Multi-Plate
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Oil Capacity: 1.1 gal.
Chassis Running Gear and Displays
  • Frame: Tubular steel trellis
  • Swingarm: Single-sided, cast aluminum alloy with shaft drive
  • Front Wheels: Cast aluminum alloy 10-spoke 19 x 2.5in
  • Rear Wheels: Cast aluminum alloy 10-spoke 17 x 4.0in
  • Front Tire: 110/80 R 19
  • Rear Tire: 150/70 R 17
  • Front Suspension: KYB 46 mm upside down forks, adjustable preload, 190 mm travel
  • Rear Suspension: KYB monoshock with remote oil reservoir, hydraulically adjustable preload, rebound damping adjustment, 194 mm rear wheel travel
  • Brakes Front: Twin 305 mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston calipers, Switchable ABS
  • Brakes Rear: Single 282 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, Switchable ABS
  • Instrument Display and Functions: LCD instrument pack with digital speedometer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty, service indicator, clock, air temperature, frost warning, hazard warning lights, trip computer, Tyre pressure monitoring system.
Dimensions and Capacities
  • Length: 2248 mm
  • Width Handlebars: 962
  • Height without Mirror: 1410 mm
  • Seat Height: 837-857 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1530 mm
  • Rake: 23.9 deg.
  • Trail: 105.5 mm
  • Tank Capacity: 5.3 gal.
  • Wet Weight: 259 kg
  • Dry weigh: 228 kg
  • Max Power EC: 137PS @ 9300
  • Max Torque EC: 121NM @ 6400
Fuel Consumption
  • Urban: 38 US mpg
  • 56 mph/90 kph: 57 US mpg
  • 75 mph/120 kph: 51 mpg



Engine Type
12 valve, DOHC, in-line three-cylinder
Bore and Stroke
85 mm x 71.4 mm
Fuel System
Ride by wire, fuel injection


Front Suspension
KYB 46 mm upside down forks, adjustable preload, 190 mm travel
Rear Suspension
KYB monoshock with remote oil reservoir, hydraulically adjustable preload, rebound damping adjustment, 194 mm rear wheel travel
Front Brakes
Twin 305 mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston calipers, Switchable ABS
Rear Brakes
Single 282 mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, Switchable ABS
Front Tire
110/80 R 19
Rear Tire
150/70 R 17


1530 mm
Seat Height
837-857 mm
23.9 deg.
105.5 mm
Fuel Capacity
5.3 gal.
Urban: 38 mpg; 56 mph/90 kph: 57 mpg; 75 mph/120 kph: 51 mpg
Dry Weight
Curb Weight: 259 kg


Final Drive


Standard: Digital
Standard: Analog
Cranberry Red, Graphite
2 Year unlimited mileage