2017 Triumph Street Scrambler – Video
Triumph has taken the wraps off their new 2017 Triumph Street Scrambler this morning at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, and aim to prove that they still reign king when it comes to the popular scrambler category.
The new bike is built around Triumph’s new Street Twin, which uses their all-new 900cc parallel twin motor. The platform, which also spawned the new T100, T100 Black, and Street Cup cafe racer has been incredibly well received, with the little motor taking a spot in most of our staff’s hearts right behind Triumph’s new halo Thruxton R.
This new Street Scrambler takes that 900cc “high torque” engine from the Street Twin and puts it in a new, more off-road biased chassis. Compared to the outgoing Triumph Scrambler, the new rear shocks are longer and the bars wider, which should give it a better stance for riding in the dirt. It also gets ride-by-wire fueling and switchable ABS that are unique to the Street Scrambler, in addition to traction control and a torque assist clutch. And of course, no Triumph Scrambler would be complete without that beautiful high exhaust pipe.
While Ducati have pushed their Scrambler further into the dirt this EICMA with the Desert Sled, the Triumph version seems to focus much more on looking stylish on the street. Triumph have definitely improved the lines of their new Scrambler, and the press release boasts premium finishes, graphite badges, brushed aluminum tank decals, an interchangeable pillion seat/rear aluminum rack that comes standard, number-board side panels, and a custom parts catalog with over 150 items to further customize the bike.