So, what can you expect from the new 2018 Triumph Street Scrambler? As the sibling from the Street Twin, you can expect a greater power and improved performance, not only a better design. After all, the bike is created and manufactured to have more purpose, shown through the unique details and features.
About the Bike
So, what can you expect from the new dedicated and unique Scrambler? First of all, they share the similar contemporary principle with custom details. And they both have the unique Bonneville silhouette that is iconic as well as pleasing to the eyes. Does the bike have clean and sleek lines? Yes, it does. And when combine it with contemporary finish, minimal bodywork, and sleek fuel tank, you can expect the best from it.
The Newest Updates
Naturally, the company equips this 2018 Triumph Street Scrambler with handy features to support better functionality and improved performance. The newer features include aluminum rear rack, pillion interchangeable seat, front pegs in adventure style and bash plate, and also pillion removable hangers and pegs. The changes include longer rear shocks on the chassis, along other updates including wide handlebars, front 19 inch wheels, and low seat height. And to complete the look with Metzier Tourance tires, this bike is made to deliver true control and solid capability, no matter what kind of terrain or road you are dealing with.
After all, the bike also comes with useful accessories – as well as other features, including upright riding position, nice seat height, wide handlebar, sure control, and technology focusing on the rider. And the fact that it also comes with other stylish accessories, up to 150 of them, is like an icing on top of a cake. You can personalize as well as customize your ride.
The Origin and Its History
The 2018 Triumph Street Scrambler is designed to celebrate the iconic and legendary 1956 motorcycle. The bike itself had been designed to create and deliver world-class performance. After adding twin carburetor to the powerful Tiger 110, the Bonneville 59 was finally born and it had been meant to be a winning race bike.
It seems that the company has been successful enough to do their job well because the bike had been able to win a lot of racing events, including TT Isle of Man, Thruxton 500 races, Flat AMA Track race, and also Six Day International Trials.
The Bonneville engine family has finally got the new generation, specifically designed for the modern ride. But of course, the bike has more direct, more torque, and exciting delivery. It also comes with a richer sound and glorious roar – not too loud but it is impressive enough for the powerful purr.
Engine and Power
The 2018 Triumph Street Scrambler itself comes with three different engine options. The 900cc has 18% more power with peak torque, set for Street Cup, Street Twin, and also Bonneville T100 as well as T100 Black. And then there is 1200cc has high power, with 54% more torque, available for Bonneville T120 as well as T120 Black. And the final one is the 1200cc high Thruxton specific engine power that is able to deliver more 62% power than the last Thruxton 900.
The flexibility and wide range of the power comes along with several great combination, such as ride by wire feature, modern ability, liquid cooling system (for better fuel economy), and better responsiveness. And for this matter, the Bonneville T100 has an improved power up to 36%
The Custom Possibility and Ability
Another cool thing about this 2018 Triumph Street Scrambler is the wide array of accessories, allowing you easier way to custom your ride. Thanks to the wide array of accessories, be ready to have up to 400 different styles. The accessories parts are high in quality. You should have a simpler and easier way of customizing your bike. Expect such thing as Vance and Hines exhausts, including compact bullet indicators, bench seats, and also tail tidys. It is a good thing that there are the so-called inspiration kits where you can easily purchase them and then bring them to your local dealer for the installation.
Purposeful Designs and Usage
Not all bikes are designed for purposeful style, along with the unique details and also features. With premium finish, you can expect not only a beautiful ride but also a functional one, without compromising artistic features and style. After all, with the premium finish of tank real brushed aluminum decals, engine gun-metal finish badges, and better dedicated scrambler mirrors. There are three different colors, from Black Jet, Green Matt Kaki, and twin Filiver Frozen/Red Korosi.
With elegant fuel tank, stylish engine badge, and sculpted engine cover in black, this ride is super impressive. Not to mention that it comes with aluminum finisher, single throttle body, and rear mudguards to improve clean lines and silhouette. In short, 2018 Triumph Street Scrambler is definitely a good looking bike.