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2014 Triumph Scrambler

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Triumph is famous for its modern classic bikes and the Scrambler continues to be considered by many an iconic model.

Since it made its debut, the Scrambler has been constantly upgraded and the 2014 model year has received its share of improvements. The 2014 model comes with a more comfortable seat, high-performance KYB suspensions and Nissin brakes.

The motorcycle is built around an 865 cc, air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin engine with 270º firing interval. In terms of power, the engine puts out a maximum output of 58 hp at 6800 rpm and 68 Nm of torque at 4750 rpm. All this power is kept in leash by a five speed transmission.

The new 2014 Triumph Scrambler comes in two color schemes namely Matt Pacific Blue and Lunar Silver/Diablo Red.

As far as prices are concerned, the 2014 Triumph Scrambler can be yours for no less than $11,560.

Hit the jump for more information on the Triumph Scrambler.

Overview

Triumph Scrambler

No-nonsense 60s attitude. Ready for action.
Scrambler. Stripped down. Purposeful. Head turning. The stuff of Hollywood legends. With the latest twist. Our latest fuel injected, air-cooled 865cc parallel-twin, reworked with different timings for that distinctive exhaust note from those classy high swept chrome pipes. Fork gaiters. Pulling strongly from low down. An accessible ride that’s easy and relaxed. What it’s always been. Only better. Scrambler.

865cc engine

Triumph Scrambler

Triumph’s legendary air-cooled 865cc engine delivers plenty of midrange torque. 90% of peak torque is maintained from around 2,500rpm to redline, giving smooth power delivery.

Handling

Triumph Scrambler

Strong tubular steel cradle frame with supple front and rear suspension. Built tough to iron out the bumps. High wide handlebars and high set footpegs further aids control.

Fuelling

Triumph Scrambler

The scrambler features a fuel injection system compliant to euro 3 legislation. True to the 60’s styling, the fuel injectors are cleverly concealed by throttle bodies designed to look like traditional carbs.

Wheels

Triumph Scrambler

19 inch spoked front wheels and 17 inch spoked rear wheels with light knobbly tyres complete the authentic look.

Exhaust

Triumph Scrambler

High level twin chromed stainless steel exhaust pipes, retro styled silencers and evocative heat shields are key to the scrambler’s unique looks.

Specifications

Engine typeAir-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 270º firing interval
Displacement865cc
Bore/Stroke90 x 68mm
Fuel SystemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
ExhaustHigh level stainless steel headers with twin chromed silencers
Final DriveX ring chain
ClutchWet, multi-plate
Gearbox5-speed
Oil Capacity4.5 litres (1.2 US gals)
FrameTubular steel cradle
SwingarmTwin-sided, tubular steel
Wheel Front36-spoke 19 x 2.5in
Wheel Rear40-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Tyre Front100/90 19
Tyre Rear130/80 17
Suspension FrontKYB 41mm forks, 120mm travel
Suspension RearKYB chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload, 106mm rear wheel travel
Brakes FrontSingle 310mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper
Brakes RearSingle 255mm disc, Nissin 2-piston floating caliper
Instrument Display/FunctionsAnalogue speedometer with odometer and trip information
Length2213mm (87.1in)
Width (handlebar)860mm (33.8in)
Height without mirrors1202mm (47.3in)
Seat Height825mm (32.5in)
Wheelbase1500mm (59.0in)
Rake/Trail27.8º/105mm
Fuel Tank Capacity16 litres (4.2 US gals)
Wet Weight (ready to ride)230 kg (506 lbs)
Maximum Power59PS / 58bhp / 43 kW @ 6800rpm
Maximum Torque68Nm / 50 ft.lbs @ 4750rpm
Fuel EfficiencyUrban: 55.5 mpg (5.1 l/100km) - 56mph: 72.2mpg (3.9l/100km) - 75mph: 56.7mpg (5.0l/100km)
Price$11,560

Verdict

Triumph Scrambler

The Triumph Scrambler is certainly not as modern as some of its more upscale riders, but this doesn’t mean that it isn’t a good bike.

Its engine delivers a healthy punch thanks to the surprising amount of smooth torque that’s accessible from just 2,000 rpm. You won’t have any complains about the brakes or transmission either, while the light clutch lever is pretty easy to use and it can be adjusted according to your wishes.

Its high ground clearance helps it deal well with small, country roads which makes the bike fairly practical. However the same ground clearance makes it feel pretty heavy, but luckily the seat height is reasonable which improves confidence.


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