Triumph, the British bike maker, has commenced the booking process for the Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X, for the Indian market. These new models, the Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X, will be the first co-built motorcycles under the Bajaj-Triumph partnership, and it will feature Triumph’s new TR-series engine. The company has announced that the official launch of these bikes is scheduled for 5 July.
The Speed 400 takes its design inspiration from the Speed Twin 900 while the Scrambler 400 X’s design is derived from the Scrambler 900. Both these bikes come with round-shaped headlamps, circular-shaped mirrors, tear-shaped fuel tanks, unibody seat, and grab rail. In terms of dimension, the Scrambler 400 X is longer, taller and wider than the Speed 400.The Scrambler 400 X comes with a wheelbase of 1190 mm and has an overall length of 2117 mm, whereas the Speed 400 gets a wheelbase of 1377 mm and has a total length of 2056 mm. Furthermore, the Speed 400 will be offered in three colours: Carnival Red, Caspian Blue, and Phantom Black, and the Scrambler 400 X will also be offered in three different colours: Matt Khaki Green and Fusion White, Carnival Red and Phantom Black, and Phantom Black and Silver Ice option.
The Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X will come equipped with a semi-digital instrument console; the digital part will display information such as tachometer, gear position indicator and distance to empty; and the analog part gets a speedometer. Furthermore, both the bikes get steering lock, dual-channel ABS, and anti-theft immobiliser as standard.
Triumph has introduced a new TR-series engine for the new Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X. Both these bikes will be powered by a 398 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DHC engine that generates a peak power of 40 hp at 8000 rpm and a peak torque of 37.5 Nm at 6500 rpm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox. Furthermore, both the bikes get a ride-by-wire system and switchable traction control system.
|Speed 400||Scrambler 400 X|
|Displacement||398 cc||398 cc|
|Peak power||40 hp at 8000 rpm||37.5 Nm at 6500 rpm|
|Peak torque||40 hp at 8000 rpm||37.5 Nm at 6500 rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed gearbox||6-speed gearbox|
|Seat height||790 mm||835 mm|
|Kerb weight||170 kg||179 kg|
|Wheel base||1377 mm||1190 mm|
The Speed 400 suspension duties are handled by 140 mm USD fork at the front and 130 mm mono-shock at the rear; whereas, the Scrambler 400 X suspension duties are handled by 150 mm USD fork at the front and 150 mm mono-shock at the rear. For braking, both these bikes get disc brakes on both ends that are coupled with dual-channel ABS.
Triumph Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X price in India
The company hasn’t revealed the price of the Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X yet, however the company has announced to reveal their pricing on 5 July. These bikes will serve as a rival to the KTM Duke 390 and the BMW G 310 GS.
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