The Triumph Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen and Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm Editions get extra electronics and crash protection over the standard variants
After having unveiled the updated Scrambler 1200s and Street Scrambler 900 in April, Triumph has now launched the limited editions of both motorcycles, namely the Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm and the Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Editions in India. The Street Scrambler 900 Sandstrom will cost Rs 9.65 lakh while the Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen edition will cost Rs 13.75 lakh (both prices ex-showroom). Triumph Motorcycles India, for 2021 has decided not to bring in the standard variants of the bikes and have only the limited editions in the country.
The Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm Edition and is based on the 2021 Street Scrambler 900 which has been updated to meet the more stringent BS6 emission norms. It is powered by a 900cc, liquid cooled, twin-cylinder engine that is good for 64.1bhp at 7250rpm and 80Nm at 3250rpm. In terms of chassis, it gets a twin cradle tubular steel frame that is suspended on 41mm telescopic forks at the front and preload adjustable twin shocks at the rear. Braking comes courtesy of a four-pot axially mounted Brembo caliper at the front and a two-pot Nissin caliper setup at the rear. The bike runs a 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheel setup shod in Metzeler Tourance rubber. In terms of electronics, the bike gets a ride-by-wire throttle system enabling three riding modes, switchable ABS and traction control.
The Sandstorm Edition is limited to 775 units worldwide and it comes with a certificate of authenticity. It gets a bespoke Sandstorm paint scheme and extra crash protection as standard.
Read about the 2021 Triumph Street Scrambler 900, here.
The Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition will cost Rs 13.75 lakh and it is based on the higher-spec Scrambler 1200 XE. It is powered by a BS6-compliant 1200cc Bonneville twin-cylinder engine that produces 88.7bhp at 7250rpm and 110Nm at 4500rpm. Updates for 2021 include a redesigned exhaust system that addresses complaints regarding heat management on the previous model. On the chassis front, the bike gets a tubular steel with aluminum cradle frame and since this edition is based on the XE variant, it gets bigger 47mm fully adjustable (instead of the 45mm units on the XC) Showa USDs and fully-adjustable Öhlins twin shocks at the rear that endow the bike with a whopping 250mm of wheel travel at both ends. The bike runs a more off-road oriented 21-inch front and 17-inch rear wheel setup which are wrapped in Metzeler Tourance tyres. In terms of electronics the bike gets IMU-based traction control and ABS, a ride-by-wire throttle system which enables ride modes and this Steve McQueen edition also gets the MyTriumph Connectivity system as standard.
Aesthetically, the Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition gets a competition Green paint finish, hand-painted gold lines, golden Triumph logos, brushed aluminum bits and extra crash protection over the standard 1200 XE which includes engine protection dresser bars which also cover the clutch and alternator covers. A pressed aluminum radiator guard is included as well. The Steve McQueen edition also features a brown bench seat to compliment the green paint finish. Apart from this, the limited run bike also gets a badge that shows which bike of 1000 it is and the buyer will also get a certificate of authenticity that is signed by Triumph’s CEO, Nick Bloor, and Chad McQueen (son of Steve McQueen).
Read about the 2021 Triumph Scrambler 1200s, here.
The Scrambler 900 Sandstorm and the Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Editions join the Street Twin Gold Line, the Rocket 3 R Black and the Rocket 3 GT Triple Black as the limited edition offerings in Triumph Motorcycles India’s portfolio. We aren't exactly sure how many units of each bike are allotted to India but it would be in limited numbers, so contact your nearest Triumph dealer to book yours.