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New gen 4 is on it's way ....
« on: February 14, 2020, 04:05:25 PM »
Today the German magazine "Motorrad" shows pictures of a new Tiger 1200. Again it will be with a shaft-drive, but different from the "old" one - more slim. They do not tell us about release-date.

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Re: New gen 4 is on it's way ....
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2020, 04:13:52 PM »
I've seen the photos and really don't like the look of it. Looks like it took its New Year diet too far!
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Re: New gen 4 is on it's way ....
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2020, 04:42:22 PM »
I just looked at the same magazine (online) and I agree, not a fan! It does look "more petite" and I would bet they removed even MORE fuel capacity :230:! I would still need to see the final product, up close and personal, but from the looks of it, I will not be replacing my XCA with a new Tiger when the time comes.
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Re: New gen 4 is on it's way ....
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2020, 06:14:20 PM »
Definitely looks all new, like the 900’s big brother. I assume the adjustable pegs are just for development; if production intent, could be a nice feature. Personally feel it could look good. Definitely looks like they have taken the weight reduction requests to heart.
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Re: New gen 4 is on it's way ....
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2020, 06:21:29 PM »
*Originally Posted by mike2411 [+]
I just looked at the same magazine (online) and I agree, not a fan! It does look "more petite" and I would bet they removed even MORE fuel capacity :230:! I would still need to see the final product, up close and personal, but from the looks of it, I will not be replacing my XCA with a new Tiger when the time comes.

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Re: New gen 4 is on it's way ....
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2020, 06:27:16 PM »
Bruce, my hope and dream is that they remake the Trophy...that was an amazing bike with lots of mechanical issues! If they brought that back in the next 5 years I would seriously consider that one, again! Probably very wishful thinking but I am allowed to wish!
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Re: New gen 4 is on it's way ....
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2020, 06:29:15 PM »
I don't know why, but I have a feeling I will never, ever be able to pay off my motorcycle loan... I will be in perpetual debt for that company...  :232:  :157:
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Re: New gen 4 is on it's way ....
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2020, 06:34:48 PM »
lol, I feel the same way at times!

Then before I bought my Tiger I went to look into a GSA and when I saw what that would set me back... :127:
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Re: New gen 4 is on it's way ....
« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2020, 06:36:20 PM »
BMW has some really, well, BMW financing...nuf said!
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