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Triumph Velocity Twin 900, Scrambler 900 launched in India | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Costs for the renamed Avenue Twin and Avenue Scrambler begin at Rs 8.35 lakh and Rs 9.45 lakh, respectively.

Triumph has formally launched the Velocity Twin 900 and Scrambler 900 fashions in India, that are primarily rebadged variations of the erstwhile Avenue Twin and Avenue Scrambler, respectively. The beginning worth for each fashions stays the identical and there aren’t any mechanical modifications accompanying this rebadging transfer from the Hinckley-based marque. 

Triumph Velocity Twin 900 and Scrambler 900: New paint schemes on supply

Triumph has rebadged the smaller 900cc trendy basic choices from their evergreen Bonneville line-up for the mannequin 12 months (MY) 2023, to carry them extra in step with their larger siblings, the Velocity Twin 1200 and Scrambler 1200. This rebadging transfer brings with it one new paint scheme on supply and new badging on the facet panels to swimsuit the respective fashions. 

The Velocity Twin 900 is offered in three colors – Jet Black (Rs 8.35 lakh), Matt Ironstone (Rs 8.48 lakh) and Matt Silver Ice (Rs 8.48 lakh). New for this 12 months, the Matt Silver Ice paint choice trickles down from its elder sibling, the Velocity Twin 1200.

The Scrambler 900 can be out there in a trio of paint choices – Jet Black (Rs 9.45 lakh), Matt Khaki (Rs 9.58 lakh) and Carnival Pink/Jet Black (Rs 9.75 lakh). The Carnival Pink/Jet Black paint is new for this 12 months and carries a hefty Rs 30,000 premium over the bottom Jet Black color. 

Triumph Velocity Twin 900 and Scrambler 900: Similar underpinnings

Whereas the bikes sport new badges, their underpinnings stay similar to the outgoing fashions carrying the sooner moniker. Powering each is a 900cc, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled engine with a 270-degree firing order, making 64hp and 80Nm of torque. Whereas peak output figures are similar, the engine delivers it barely earlier within the rev vary on the Scrambler 900 to swimsuit its off-road character. Each bikes are paired to a 5-speed gearbox with a slipper clutch. The braking elements are similar as effectively, with a single 310mm disc on the entrance paired to an axially-mounted four-piston Brembo calliper and a two-piston Nissin calliper biting down on the 255mm rear disc. The gas tank sizes are the identical as effectively, standing at 12 litres on each bikes.

The wheel sizes and development are the place these two differ fairly considerably. The Velocity Twin 900 incorporates a cast-alloy set-up with a 100/90-18 wheel on the entrance and a 150/70-R17 unit on the rear. The Scrambler 900, true to its identify, options spoked rims with a 100/90-19 wheel on the entrance and a 150/70-R17 unit on the rear. The Velocity Twin 900 suggestions the scales at 216kg and incorporates a very accessible seat top of 765mm, whereas the Scrambler 900 weighs 223kg and has a barely taller, but manageable, 790mm seat top. 

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