Triumph Motorcycles India has launched the 2019 Scrambler 1200 XC at Rs.10.73 lakhs, ex-sh. In global markets, the new Scrambler 1200 is offered in two variants of Scrambler 1200 XC and top spec Scrambler 1200 XE variant. However, in India Triumph has only introduced the Scrambler 1200 XC.
2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC is regaled as the world’s first motorcycle with integrated GoPro control system. 2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC gets scrambler styling. It sports fork projectors, shield for dual high mounter exhaust, LED headlamps and auxiliary lamps and a full colour TFT screen with Bluetooth function. Its integrated GoPro control allows the rider to click photos and record videos via the bike’s switchgear.
2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC is offered in colour options of Jet Black with Matt Black and Khaki Green with Brooklands Green and in 5 riding modes of Road, Rain, Sport, Off-road and Rider. Each of these changes the engine mapping and also the ABS setting. Its other features include 21” front tubeless Metzeler Tourance wheels, ride by wire, Brembo M50 monoblock calipers in the front, traction control which is switchable and a handle bar which is adjustable.
Mr. Shoeb Farooq, General Manager, Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt Ltd. commented “Modern classic continue to be Triumph’s largest selling motorcycles in India with a contribution of around 55% in the total volume. The all new Scrambler 1200 fills in the gap of a more capable, more stylish and the first in its class scrambler which further strengthens and completes the modern classic portfolio of Triumph in India.
The new Scrambler 1200 XC is a benchmark setting motorcycle that represents a first for dual-purpose capability and modern custom style. This is a genuine ‘Cross-over’ adventure capable modern classic. Modern classics segment are a stronghold of Triumph in India with clear leadership and we expect this product to further strengthen that position.”
Engine specifications on the 2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC include a 1,200cc, liquid cooled, 270 degree, parallel twin engine offering 90 PS power at 7,400 rpm and 110 Nm torque at 3,950 rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a 6 speed gearbox. Suspension is via 45mm Showa upside down front forks with 200 mm travel and Ohlins fully adjustable twin springs with 200mm travel at the rear. Braking is via twin discs in the front and a single disc at the rear with Brembo calipers.
In India, the Triumph Scrambler 1200 competes with the Ducati Scrambler 1100 priced at Rs.10.90 lakhs and BMW R Nine T Scrambler carrying a price tag of Rs.15.90 lakhs. Scrambler 1200 XC has a high service interval of 16,000 kms which will go a long way to help in reducing the overall ownership cost.