The new Scrambler 1200 XE and XC honor their heritage.
Words : Allan Lane//Images: Triumph
Triumph has released their new Scrambler 1200 in both an XC and XE versions. Paying major homage to the iconic Scrambler platform with modern technology, the Scrambler 1200 aims to fit the bill on all fronts: street, dirt, and adventure.
The XC is geared as a machined of versatility for a variety of road conditions and terrains while the XE is focused more on its off-road capabilities. Both versions are powered by a 1200cc Bonneville twin-engine, tuned for an output of 89 horses and 81 foot-pounds of torque. In the tech department, the Scrambler 1200 comes equipped with a full suite of impressive rider functions. The XE has six riding modes, including an Off Road Pro setting and the XC has five. Other features include cruise control, intuitive switch cubes plus a five-way joystick, TFT display, and keyless ignition.
Triumph has enhanced the rider experience with the inclusion of a torque assist clutch, Inertial Measurement Unit system and cornering ABS. The XE features cornering traction control. The Scrambler 1200 offers several “firsts” from Triumph that are highlighted by a motorcycle integrated GoPro control system and a turn by turn navigation system.
The Scrambler 1200 XC is available in Jet Black – Matte Black and a Khaki Green – Brooklands Green colorway. The XE is available in Fusion White -Brooklands Green and a Cobalt Blue – Jet Black. Pricing will be made available in December of 2018.