The limited edition Triumph Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen is now on sale in India. It is a collector’s motorcycle, no doubt. And we tell you everything you need to know about the motorcycle.
The motorcycle gets a bunch of custom accessories factory-fitted along with a new colour scheme that consists of competition green fuel tank, brushed foil knee pads, gold lining, gold logos and a Steve McQueen graphic on the tank itself. Then you also have a Monza fuel-filler cap and a brushed stainless steel tank strap. The Steve McQueen Edition comes fitted with engine protection dresser bars, which add another layer of ruggedness. Fabricated from stainless steel tubing, these have an electro-polished finish and offer additional protection to the clutch and alternator covers. The Steve McQueen Edition also features a premium brown bench seat, with stitched ribbing and Triumph branding. Apart from new colour scheme, the motorcycle stays the same as before.
In term of electronics, the Scrambler 1200 gets Triumph’s latest generation of ride-by-wire technology along with six riding modes that are – road, rain, sport, off-road, off-road pro (only on the XE variant) and a rider configurable mode. Then you also have ABS, cornering ABS, cornering traction control and cruise control as well. Plus, there is a full-colour TFT instrument console too, along with backlit switches. Triumph offers integrated GoPro control as well, which was incidentally introduced when the Scrambler 1200 was revealed for the first time in 2018.
The 2021 Scrambler 1200 gets a 1,200 cc parallel-twin engine that is liquid-cooled and now meets the stringent BS6 emission norms. The motor churns out 88 bhp at 7,250 rpm while peak torque output is rated at 110 Nm which comes in at just 4,500 rpm. The engine is paired to a six-speed gearbox and there is a slipper assist clutch on offer as well.
The Scrambler 1200 gets Ohlins twin spring rear shock absorbers and Showa USDs up front and both get a travel of 250 mm. Both unit are fully adjustable for pre-load, compression and rebound. The bikes also get twin 320 mm discs with Brembo M50 Radial monobloc callipers up front and a single disc at the rear. Like before, the bikes get a 21-inch wire-spoked wheel up front and a 19-inch wheel at the rear, wrapped in Metzeler Tourance dual-sport tyres.
Availability and Pricing
Only 1,000 units of the Triumph Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen will be manufactured and sold worldwide. In India, the motorcycle is priced at ₹ 13.75 lakh (ex-showroom, India). India is likely to have a few models allocated of the special edition scrambler 1200. Each motorcycle will be individually numbered on the billet-machined handlebar clamp, which also features a laser etched Steve McQueen signature.