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Triumph Speed 400 India Launch Price Shakes The 2W Market!

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Following their global unveil in London last week, the new Triumph Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X were launched in India today at Bajaj Auto Ltd’s Akurdi premises in Pune. The Triumph Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X are designed by Triumph and will be produced in Bajaj Auto’s new Chakan plant. They will be available at an exclusive Triumph dealer network which will rapidly ramp up to more than 100 dealerships across 80 cities within this fiscal year. Class-leading 16,000 Kms service interval and Two-year unlimited mileage warranty seal the deal by a long shot! Indian Speed and Scrambler 400 are 6 kg and 8 kg respectively. The Indian bikes come with Apollo tyres and MRF tyres as options.

Speed 400 has been announced at a very attractive price of Rs. 2,33,000 (Ex showroom Delhi). However, the company has announced a special inaugural price of Rs 2,23,000 for the first 10,000 customers. The Scrambler 400x will be available in showrooms by October and its price will be declared closer to its start of sales. Customers can book online at www.triumphmotorcyclesindia.com/booking and reserve their Triumph by paying a refundable token advance of Rs.2000. Customers living in cities where the dealerships are yet to open can register interest and the Triumph contact centre will keep them posted on availability.

The Scrambler 400 X is available in three stylish and contemporary colour schemes, each featuring Triumph’s distinctive ‘Scrambler’ tank stripe and triangle badge, with Matt Khaki Green and Fusion White, Carnival Red and Phantom Black, plus Phantom Black and Silver Ice options.
#Timeless Triumph roadster and Scrambler silhouettes
#Signature sculpted tank with knee indents
#Classic Triumph engine profile with triangle badge
#Distinctive finned cylinder head and exhaust header clamps
#Contemporary upswept silencer
#Premium materials and finishes
#Each available in a choice of three distinctive model-specific colour schemes


Technical highlights include a four-valve, DOHC cylinder head and a crankshaft that has been perfectly weighted and balanced to optimise inertia for low-speed rideability. A finger-follower valvetrain with a low reciprocating mass and DLC coatings that reduce friction also contribute to this free-revving yet tractable engine’s capacity-defying performance.
The six-speed gearbox delivers light, precise gear selection with ratios perfectly spread to make the most of this characterful and torque-rich engine.
Key features of this all-new engine include:
Class-leading 40 PS peak power and 37.5 Nm peak torque
Liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, exceeds Euro 5 emissions
Concealed liquid-cooling and machined cooling fins
Trademark black powder-coated engine casings
Characterful, compelling and responsive power delivery
Evocative, rich and distinctive exhaust note
Six-speed gearbox Trademark black powder-coated engine casings

With ergonomics designed for optimum comfort and control, the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X benefit from a slim waistline which combines with an accessible seat height of 790mm and 835mm respectively. Both models benefit from their own model-specific chassis set-up, with a new frame, bolt-on rear subframe and cast-aluminium swingarm paired with suspension set-ups tailored to each use case, both delivering Triumph’s famously easy, agile and dynamic handling.

The Speed 400 features large 43mm big-piston upside-down front forks, a mono-shock Rear Suspension Unit with external reservoir, lightweight 17-inch wheels and roadster-specific geometry and wheelbase. The features provide an engaging and intuitive ride along with a comfortable, neutral riding position that inspires confidence for riders of all sizes and skill levels. Powerful four-piston radial front brakes with a 300mm front disc and braided lines give a responsive brake feel for improved rider confidence.

The Scrambler 400 X features a longer wheelbase, longer travel suspension, larger 19-inch front wheel and wide handlebars for greater stability and control when riding on loose surfaces, as well as providing a more upright and commanding Scrambler riding position. A larger cast steel brake pedal and high-grip foot pegs that are positioned lower and wider also make for a more natural standing riding position when riding off-road, while a larger 320mm front brake disc and optimised pad compound deliver reassuringly progressive braking performance in all conditions.

All-new frame with bolt-on rear subframe and cast aluminium swingarm
Model-specific Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X set-up and geometry
Slender waistline creates a more accessible seat height
Comfortable and engaging riding position for the Speed 400 with a more upright and commanding riding position for the Scrambler 400 X
Big-piston 43mm diameter upside-down front forks
Monoshock rear suspension unit with external reservoir
Optimised for solo or pillion riding with adjustable rear suspension preload
Four-piston radial caliper with braided brake lines
Longer wheelbase and more upright ergonomics for Scrambler 400 X

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Bosch engine management with ride-by-wire throttle delivers a linear and intuitive throttle response with predictable power delivery for enhanced rideability, safety and control. The traction control system on both models is switchable with a simple on or off selection, so the rider can quickly and easily deactivate the intervention. Bosch dual-channel ABS delivers assured braking in all conditions for added safety and peace of mind and on the Scrambler 400 X can also be deactivated for enhanced control when riding off-road.

The clean and contemporary dual-format instruments feature a large analogue speedometer and integrated LCD screen which includes a digital tachometer, a fuel range remaining and a prominent gear indicator, clearly visible in all lighting conditions. All this functionality is accessed via an intuitive easy to use handlebar-mounted scroll button, and the display is even pre-enabled to show the status of accessory fitted heated grips, if fitted. A conveniently located USB-C charging socket allows on-the-move charging of handlebar mounted devices, such as smartphones and navigation systems.

Torque-assist clutch
This ingenious system reduces clutch lever effort to reduce fatigue during stop/start riding, as well as improving rider confidence and peace of mind by preventing rear wheel locking during downshifts.
All-LED lighting
Designed for performance and presence, the powerful headlight features a distinctive daytime running light with Triumph DRL signature, while the tail-light also includes a modern light signature together with moulded light guides and Triumph branding. Slim, contemporary indicators complete the package.
Factory-fitted Security
Both the Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X come equipped with a steering lock and an anti-theft immobiliser as standard. The transponder chip integrated into the ignition key ensures only the owner can start the engine.

More than 25 genuine accessories are available for the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X. From styling and comfort to luggage and security, both bikes can be accessorised to suit a broad range of riders’ needs.Owners can configure their new motorcycle in the easy-to-use online configurator or they can purchase accessories from any authorised Triumph dealer — All Triumph accessories are designed and developed hand-in-hand with the motorcycles to ensure perfect fit and function and are covered by the same two year unlimited mileage warranty.

Mohit Soni
Mohit Sonihttps://www.thrustzone.com/
NOT A Commander, Director, Editor-In-This/ That, CEO, MD, President, Entrepreneur, etc etc. Just a first employee at Thrust Zone with a team of enthusiasts who love car and motorcycles more than anything else in the world, just like I do. Hashtag blessed

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