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Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike Review


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The new Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition, which honors the most famous stuntman, actor, and motorcycle in history, includes all of the 2021 Scrambler 1200 XE’s category-dominating specifications, go-anywhere adventure-bike capability, and cutting-edge technology in addition to its premium Steve McQueen paint scheme and a long list of exquisite, one-of-a-kind details. The Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike is now officially the highest specification Scrambler 1200 ever, coming fully loaded with various top Scrambler extras, installed as standard.

Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike – Features and Specs

Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike

Unique Inspiration

The Triumph TR6 that performed that infamous leap in the enduring war film classic “The Great Escape” inspired the Scrambler 1200 McQueen edition, which honors the most renowned stuntman, actor, and motorbike in history.

Limited Number

Each of these exceptional bikes, available in quantities of 1,000 globally, comes with a special certificate of authenticity and a billet-machined, laser-etched handlebar clamp with Steve McQueen’s autograph.

Paint Scheme

The Competition Green paint scheme adds traditional British design to this particular motorcycle, as do the hand-painted gold lining, brushed knee pads, and the gold heritage tank decal.

Premium Specification

This special limited edition has a painted aluminum high-level mudguard, an aluminum radiator guard, dresser bars, and a branded brown seat in addition to all of the XE’s category-dominating specifications.

Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike

Tank Decal

The striking gold and silver tank graphic, which features McQueen and his legendary Triumph, is present on each of the 1,000 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition bikes.

The Real Deal

The new Scrambler 1200 range for 2021 has been improved beyond recognition. Class-defining capabilities are delivered by an iconic design, recognizable torque-rich performance, and premium components.

Iconic Scrambler Style

With category-leading polish and detailing, the Scrambler has a stunning contemporary classic style. Crafted aluminum components and brushed emblems stand out against the rich, glossy paint.

Dual Purpose

The Scrambler stands out as the benchmark crossover adventure motorbike with unmatched road and off-road prowess because of its natural feel on the pavement and controllability in the mud.

Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike

Thrilling Performance

The most recent iteration of Triumph’s distinctive 1200cc high-power British twin powers the Scrambler 1200. The engine upgrade, brand-new for 2021, reduces emissions and meets or exceeds Euro-5 standards. The result is impressive torque from low down straight through the rpm range thanks to a standard inertia crank, a high compression cylinder head, and a unique Scrambler tune built mainly to produce the optimal power and torque distribution for both road and off-road riding.

Maximum power of 90PS comes at 7,250rpm, while peak torque of 110Nm is reached at just 4,500 rpm. The double high-level exhaust system on the 1200cc 8-valve parallel twin engine, upgraded for Euro 5 conformity and benefits from better heat distribution, gives the Scrambler its recognizable sound.

Category-Dominating Specification and Capability

The Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classis Bike comes with every category-dominating level of equipment and specification that gives these bikes their exceptional cross-over Classic and Adventure potential.

The 250mm wheel travel front and rear of the industry-leading long-travel suspension provide excellent off-road capabilities and ground clearance. It is built for riding through the roughest terrains and provides an enjoyable road riding experience. With complete preload, compression, and rebound damping adjustments, the high-end upside-down Showa front forks and twin spring rear shocks from Ohlins provide outstanding comfort and handling in various conditions, including city streets and rugged off-road tracks.

The category-leading Brembo M50 radial monobloc calipers including dual 320mm floating discs in the front and the Brembo caliper including a single disc on the rear, provide superior stopping power. The ABS, standard on both versions, is responsible for this exceptional braking power.

Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike

High-end wire-spoked wheels with aluminum rims and a side-laced design, which come as standard on the Scrambler 1200, add to the bike’s versatility by enabling tubeless tires. The preferred alternative is Pirelli Scorpion Rally for more intense off-road usage, while dual-purpose adventure-focused Metzeler Tourance tires are the regular fit.

The Scrambler 1200 is very capable off-road has a commanding riding posture, and has superb vision both on and off-road thanks to its 21″ front wheel. The Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classis Bike has a dominating posture and attitude thanks to this as well as the wide adjustable handlebar position and the adjustable folding foot controls on the XE variant.

Class-Leading Technology

The new Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC and XE set the bar with advanced rider aids and electronics. Both versions include full-color TFT instruments with two distinct design themes and three display arrangement choices. It allows the rider to customize the amount of information shown to suit their tastes. The rider’s name may also be added to the TFT start-up routine. The 5-way joystick on the handlebar and additional switches, lighted for more straightforward navigation at night, may be used to operate the multi-functional TFT display. The TFTs’ high and low contrast shows ensure they can be read in any kind of illumination, and their flexible screen angles may be adjusted to fit the height of any rider.

Additionally, pre-enabled for the accessory fit, My Triumph connection system is the new Scrambler 1200. Through simple handlebar controls and a TFT interface, the rider may access phone calls, control music, utilize turn-by-turn navigation, and control a Go-Pro.

Triumph’s most recent ride-by-wire technology allows the six riding modes of Road, Rain, Sport, Off-Road, Off-Road Pro (available on the XE only), and Rider-Configurable, while ensuring responsive and accurate throttle control at all times. Except for the Off-Road and Off-Road Pro modes, the riding methods allow you to change the settings for the throttle response, traction control, and ABS while you’re riding, enhancing safety and performance in any situation.

Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike

The Scrambler 1200 comes equipped with LED front and rear lights and LED indicators for reduced energy use, higher durability, and improved visibility (market specific). The headlamp has LED daytime running lights, which improve visibility and give the front end a unique look (market specific).

Torque-assist clutch, cruise control, keyless ignition, an under-seat USB charging port, and internal wiring ready to plug in the accessory fit heated grips, which have three modes and are accessed through a straightforward button built into the left grip, are other high-end rider-focused technology that comes standard on both 2021 Scrambler 1200 models.

Modern Custom Style with Category-Leading Finish and Detailing

These motorcycles provide all the characteristics of an authentic scrambler by fusing Triumph’s original Scrambler DNA with exquisitely produced contemporary bespoke flair. The new 2021 Scrambler 1200 XC and XE offer exact scrambler-defining design, from the classic shape with its high-level dual exhaust to the dominating height and elegance.

Like every other Bonneville, the engine has the recognizable triangle Triumph engine emblem, black engine covers, and machined engine fins. These models also offer original elements like the smoothly sculpted 16-liter gasoline tank, brushed aluminum Monza fuel cap, and brushed steel strap, which set a category-leading level for polish and artistry. The custom-looking bench seat completes the distinctive profile with stitched ribbing and the Triumph logo, which offers the ideal riding posture and comfort for conquering any riding style.

The Scrambler 1200 has minimal aluminum mudguards, a sculpted side panel with a brushed aluminum Scrambler 1200 emblem, an aluminum bash plate, and wide-set handlebars to complete the recognizable scrambler design. Additionally, the Scrambler 1200 XE gains hand guards, a Brembo MCS lever, gold forks, and a custom-made aluminum long travel swingarm with a high-end shot-blasted and anodized finish.

Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike – Price

The new Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike is available at $16,400 only.

Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike

Triumph 2021 Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Classic Bike – Technical Specifications

Engine & Transmission

Type Liquid-cooled, eight-valve, SOHC, 270-degree 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 2 into 2 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 aluminum cradles
Swingarm Twin-sided, aluminum
Front Wheel Tubeless 36-spoke 21 x 2.15in, aluminum rims
Rear Wheel Tubeless 32-spoke 17 x 4.25in, aluminum rims
Front Tire 90/90-21
Rear Tire 150/70 R17
Front Suspension Showa ⌀47mm fully adjustable USD forks. 250mm wheel travel.
Rear Suspension Öhlins fully adjustable piggy-back RSUs with twin springs. 250mm wheel travel.
Front Brakes Twin 320mm discs, Brembo M50 monoblock calipers, radial master cylinder. Switchable Optimised Cornering ABS
Rear Brakes Single 255mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper. Switchable Optimised Cornering ABS

Dimensions & Weights

Width Handlebars 35.6 in (905mm)
Height Without Mirror 49.2 in (1250mm)
Seat Height 34.2 in (870mm)
Wheelbase 61.8 in (1570mm)
Rake 26.9 º
Trail 5.09 in (129.2mm)
Dry Weight 456 lbs (207kg)
Tank Capacity 16

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Consumption 4.9 l/100km (58 MPG)
CO2 Figures 113.0 g/km

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