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Triumph Motorcycles has launched the Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen and the Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm special edition motorcycles in India. Both are limited edition motorcycles launched by the brand in the country.
The Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition is priced at Rs 13.75 lakh, while the Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm Edition costs Rs 9.65 lakh. All prices mentioned are ex-showroom (India).
Both special edition motorcycles are limited production units. The production of the Steve McQueen Edition is limited to 1000 units for the world, while the Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm Edition is limited to 775. Indian market receives 25 units of each special edition motorcycles.
The Triumph Scrambler 1200 Steve Mcqueen Edition pays homage to the legendary actor. Steve McQueen was known for his brilliant stunts on-screen and amazing car and bike collection off the screen.
The special edition Scrambler 1200 is inspired by the original competition-spec Triumph TR6 ridden by Steve McQueen in the legendary movie, The Great Escape. The actor uses the motorcycle to carry out a jump sequence in the 1963 movie.
The Steve McQueen Edition scrambler motorcycle is based on the brand's top-spec 1200 Scrambler XE variant. However, the special Edition motorcycle receives bespoke cosmetic changes to tell it apart from the standard variant.
This includes the Competition Green painted fuel tank with gold pinstriping around the brushed foil knee pads, gold heritage Triumph logos, brushed aluminium Monza-style fuel cap, and brushed steel tank strap.
The special edition motorcycle also features front and rear fenders also finished in Competition Green, gold-finished front forks, and a single-piece ribbed seat finished in brown. It is also equipped with a radiator guard and crash protection as standard.
The authenticity of the Scrambler 1200 Steve Mcqueen Edition is added by the inclusion of a unique Steve McQueen branding on the fuel tank and handlebar clamp. The special edition motorcycle also comes with a certificate of authenticity containing the VIN of the special edition motorcycle. The certificate is signed by Triumph's CEO, Nick Bloor, and Chad McQueen, son of Steve McQueen.
The Scrambler 1200 Steve Mcqueen Edition is powered by a liquid-cooled, SOHC, parallel-twin, 1200cc engine. It produces a maximum of 89bhp at 7250rpm and a peak torque of 110Nm at 4500rpm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox.
The Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm Edition is another motorcycle that is available in India in limited numbers. The special edition motorcycle pays homage to the Triumph Scrambler desert rides from El Mirage to the Mojave, to Barstow and the legendary Baja Peninsula.
The Sandstorm Edition is based on the latest generation Street Scrambler with a few changes that give the limited edition motorcycle a more rugged look. The biggest change on the new motorcycle includes a custom Sandstorm paint scheme with Matt Storm Grey and Ironstone accents on the fuel tank.
Other features additions on the Sandstorm Edition induce a couple of accessories that are fitted as standard. This includes Matt Storm Grey raised front mudguard, a tail tidy with compact LED taillight and number plate light, aluminium sump guard, headlight grille, and protective rubber knee pads on the fuel tank.
Triumph is also providing the Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm Edition with a certificate of authenticity bearing the bike's VIN. Apart from these, all other mechanicals are borrowed from the standard model of the Street Scrambler 900.
The Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm Edition is powered by a liquid-cooled, SOHC, parallel-twin, 900cc engine. It produces a maximum of 64.1bhp at 7250rpm and a peak torque of 80Nm at 3250rpm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox.
Thoughts About Triumph Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen & Street Scrambler 900 Sandstorm Editions
Triumph Motorcycles has launched two new special edition models for the Indian market. Along with the heritage and the history, both special edition motorcycle features a host of bespoke touches. With sales limited to just 25 units each, it makes these motorcycles that much more desirable.