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Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike Review

An actual first in dual-purpose riding, this bike is more than simply a gorgeous contemporary classic for the road. It’s more than just great iconic aesthetics, though. The Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike is built to give you the confidence, poise, and flair you need to take on any off-road challenge.

Sleek, agile handling and stunning 21st-century custom scrambler styling come together in the Scrambler 1200 XC to create a motorcycle that redefines the category. Unique among dual-purpose bikes, it offers excellent on-road performance and everything you need for off-road adventures in style and comfort.

The new motorbike is powered by the latest generation high power 1200cc Bonneville twin-engine, with a unique scrambler tune’. It is fitted with a breath-taking blend of the finest quality engineering and capabilities that give a responsive and exhilarating ride. Class-leading performance is complemented by class-leading state-of-the-art technology and scrambler ergonomics that deliver a dominating road and off-road riding stance, as well as better rider comfort. There are over 80 new Scrambler 1200 custom accessories and two inspiration kits to let you make your XC yours.

Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike

Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike – Features and Specs


Scrambler-tuned 1200cc Bonneville engine with substantial torque and excellent performance. Parallel twin, low inertia, 6-speed, 8-valve, 270-degree crank angle. 88 horsepower at 7,400 rpm. Maximum torque of 81 ft-lb @ 3950 rpm. RPM limit of 7,500. Ten thousand-mile service intervals (16,000km).


Category-leading Front brakes are Brembo Monobloc M50 with 320mm floating discs. The Brembo 2-piston 255mm rear brake caliper. Forks with a 200mm travel range are on display. The rear suspension is adjustable by Ohlins and travels 200mm. Aluminum swingarm with considerable travel (547m long). Wheels with high-quality side-lacing. Metzler Tourance tubeless tires for both on and off-road use. Commanding ergonomics for the rider. New scrambler-specific frame. Removable foot controls. Handlebar height is easily adjustable.

Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike


The new Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike comes with an all-new second-generation TFTs. There are five distinct riding modes (Road, Rain, Sport, Off-Road and Rider-Configurable). Clutch with torque help.5-way joystick and intuitive switch cubes. Switches with illuminated backlighting. Ride-by-wire. Anti-lock brakes (ABS) and selectable traction control. DRL headlights and all-LED illumination. The ignition does not need a key. Cruise control using a single button. Charging using a USB port. Immobiliser. The world’s first integrated GoPro control system, ‘turn-by-turn’ navigation, as well as phone and audio operation, is now possible thanks to an accessory-fitting Bluetooth communication module. A tire pressure monitoring system may be attached as an accessory.


Finish and details that set the standard for the industry. The mudguards, number board, swingarm, and bash plate are all aluminum—the brushed aluminum emblem on the side panels with sculpted sides. Tank strap made of stainless steel enhances overall styling and unique appearance. A brushed aluminum filling cap for the Monza sports car model. A black-and-matt-black color scheme and a khaki green-and-Brooklands-green one.

Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike

2nd generation TFT instruments

The new 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC are equipped with Triumph’s newest full-color TFT instruments, which have a sleek appearance and two customizable information layout design options. An all-new feature enables riders to personalize their start-up screen message by adding their name.

Up to 6 riding modes, including ‘Off-Road Pro.’

Riding modes are available for both models, which allow the rider to customize the throttle response, ABS settings, and traction control settings based on the rider’s preferences.

Additional modes include “Off-Road Pro,” which provides our most sophisticated scrambling and adventure riding setup for the Scrambler 1200 XE. All ABS and traction control are turned off in the ‘Off-Road Pro’ mode.

Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike

Optimized Cornering ABS – supported by an IMU (XE only)

The Optimized Cornering ABS comes standard on the Scrambler XE only. Whatever the angle of lean, this ensures the best possible braking performance. The three ABS settings on the Scrambler 1200 XC may be chosen manually through the riding mode switchable by the rider.

Optimized Cornering Traction Control – supported by an IMU (XE only)

Standard on the Scrambler 1200 XE is Optimized Cornering Traction Control, which automatically adjusts the degree of traction control according to the riding circumstances. As a result, the bike’s lean angle is always maintained at its optimal degree of traction control. Instead, the Scrambler XC has five ride modes with switchable traction control on the Rider-configurable riding mode.

IMU – Inertial Measurement Unit (XE only)

A sophisticated Inertial Measurement Unit supports the Scrambler 1200 XE’s Optimized Cornering ABS and Traction Control (IMU) developed with Continental. Active safety features are activated in response to measurements of roll, pitch, yaw, lean angle, and acceleration rates that are made continuously.

Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike

All LED lighting with DRL headlight

An all-new Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike includes complete LED illumination, including a 5-inch headlight, a tail light with a new diffused opacity design, and indicator lights (in applicable markets).

Additionally, the LED Daytime Running Lights (in eligible markets) offer exceptional visibility and a unique light pattern.

Illuminated Backlit Switches

LEDs integrated into the switch cubes of both Scrambler variants provide a subtle glow that enhances rider connection and improves control in all lighting situations.

Torque Assist Clutch

They are designed to make riding more straightforward and more comfortable by reducing the amount of effort required by the rider to use the clutch lever.

Keyless ignition

The new Triumph, 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike, comes included with Triumph’s keyless ignition technology. When the keyless fob is nearby, the mechanism activates the ignition through the switch cube’s start button. The key’s wireless communication feature may also be disabled at the press of a button for added security.

Heated grips

The Scrambler 1200 XE comes standard with heated grips, while the Scrambler 1200 XC may be outfitted as an option. There are two settings for these, and they’re conveniently located on the left-hand handle for added convenience for the rider.

Cruise control

The new Scrambler come included with electronic cruise control. The switch cube on the left has a single-button system installed. For optimal convenience and safety, this function may be accessible while riding.

USB charging

A 5-vault USB power socket is included in each of the two newest Scramblers. The fresh foam-lined storage compartment beneath the seat incorporates this feature.

World’s First Integrated GoPro Control System

Triumph is the first motorcycle manufacturer to provide an integrated GoPro camera control system via a Bluetooth accessory module.

The switchgear’s TFT instruments show the connection and control, allowing simple video and picture operations.

Turn-by-turn Navigation System

Powered by Google, this is Triumph’s first premium motorcycle manufacturing relationship with an integrated turn-by-turn navigation system. A Bluetooth module is used to link the navigation system to the outside world. To help the rider navigate, the instruments use simple visual icons to show the rider where they’re going. When using this system, riders have access to a navigation system, a route planner, their ultimate destination, and items of interest like lodgings, gas stations, and restaurants.

Triumph App

The new Triumph app, which includes linked navigation, is a free download for iOSTM and AndroidTM phones. Using this app, a rider may manage the navigation, route planner, destination, and places of interest (hotels, gas stations, restaurants, etc.).

Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike

Integrated phone and music operation

On both of the new Scrambler 1200s, riders will be able to pick music, adjust volume, take a call, and more thanks to Bluetooth phone connectivity that is clearly shown on the color TFT instruments. It is made possible with a Bluetooth module for accessory connection.

Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike – Price

The new Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Classics Motorcycle is available at $14,000 only.

Triumph 2020 Scrambler 1200 XC Modern Classics Bike – Technical Specifications

Engine & Transmission

Type Liquid-cooled, eight valves, SOHC, 270° crank angle parallel-twin
Capacity 1200 cc
Bore 3.84 in (97.6 mm)
Stroke 3.15 in (80 mm)
Compression 11.0:1
Max Power EC 89Hp (66.2kW) @7,400rpm
Max Torque EC 81.1 FT-lbs (110Nm) @ 3,950 rpm
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
Exhaust Brushed two into two exhaust systems with brushed high-level silencers
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate assist clutch
Gearbox 6-speed


Frame Tubular steel with aluminium cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, aluminum
Front Wheel Tubeless 36-spoke 21 x 2.15in, aluminium rims
Rear Wheel Tubeless 32-spoke 17 x 4.25in, aluminium rims
Front Tire 90/90-21
Rear Tire 150/70 R17
Front Suspension Showa 45mm fully adjustable upside-down forks, 200mm travel
Rear Suspension Fully adjustable Ohlins twin shocks with piggyback reservoir, 7.9 in (200mm) rear wheel travel
Front Brakes Twin 320mm Brembo discs, Brembo M50 4-piston radial monobloc calipers, ABS
Rear Brakes Single 255mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, ABS
Instrument Display and Functions TFT multi¬functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, a trip computer, digital tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, service indicator, clock and rider modes (Rain/Road/Sport/Off-¬road/Rider-Customizable)

Dimensions & Weights

Width Handlebars 33.1 in (840mm)
Height Without Mirror 47.2 (1200mm)
Seat Height 33.1 in (840mm)
Wheelbase 60.2 in (1530mm)
Rake 25.8 º
Trail 4.76 in (121mm)
Dry Weight 452 lbs (205kg)
Tank Capacity 4.2 US gal (16l)

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