The new Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X – Two all-new Triumph modern classics

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The Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X: two all-new models are joining the Triumph range in 2024.

Born into a peerless bloodline, the Speed 400 joins Triumph’s most successful modern classic line-up, the Speed Twin 900 and 1200 while the Scrambler 400 X takes its rugged design cues from the Scrambler 900 and 1200, with an off-road pedigree that goes back to the first factory Scramblers of the 1950s.

Designed from the ground-up with a brand new single-cylinder, four-valve, liquid-cooled engine platform at their heart, these new models are designed to deliver a fun, agile, and confidence-inspiring ride for riders of all ages and experience levels.

Together, with class-leading capability, rider-focused technology and category-leading quality and detail, and with a high level of standard specification, long service intervals, and a comprehensive warranty, these accessible new models represent incredible value and bring Triumph’s iconic style, quality, and performance to a whole new generation of Triumph riders.

Triumph 400 X.

Conceived and designed in Hinckley, UK, these two new additions to the modern classics line-up have been developed with the same exacting attention to detail as Triumph’s most celebrated models. They are instantly recognizable thanks to their timeless Triumph silhouettes, signature sculpted fuel tanks and classic engine profiles and have been designed to deliver all of the quality, feel, and presence of their larger capacity stablemates.

Traditional touches, like the distinctive finned cylinder head and traditional exhaust header clamps combine with contemporary details like the upswept silencer, bold graphics and sensitively-incorporated technology, such as concealed liquid-cooling and a flowing exhaust run with hidden primary silencer. All combining to deliver that unmistakeable Triumph modern custom style.

The high-quality finish and elegant detailing continues with the trademark black powder-coated engine casings, tough gold anodised forks, high-quality paint, and logo detailing which ensure the finish on these new models is premium throughout.

The Speed 400’s two-tone paint schemes, each feature a prominent Triumph tank graphic, reflect its dynamic style, with Carnival Red, Caspian Blue and Phantom Black colors available.

Accentuating the Scrambler 400 X’s all-road attitude are lots of purposeful and practical features, including protection for the headlight, radiator, and sump, as well as handguards, a handlebar brace with pad, and a longer front mudguard.

The Scrambler 400 X is available in three stylish and contemporary color schemes, each featuring Triumph’s distinctive ‘Scrambler’ tank stripe and triangle badge, with Matte Khaki Green and Fusion White, Carnival Red and Phantom Black, plus Phantom Black and Silver Ice options.

Timeless Triumph Design DNA with Contemporary Poise:

  • Timeless Triumph classic roadster and Scrambler silhouettes
  • Signature sculpted tank with knee indents
  • Classic Triumph engine profile with triangle badge
  • Distinctive finned cylinder head and exhaust header clamps
  • Contemporary upswept silencer
  • Premium materials and finishes
  • Each available in a choice of three distinctive model-specific color schemes
Triumph 400 X.

Named to celebrate the historic Triumph ‘Trophy’ bloodline, whose roots can be traced back to the racing singles of the early twentieth century, and International Six Day Trials offroad competition. This all-new fuel-injected and liquid-cooled 398cc single-cylinder engine combines Triumph’s trademark modern classic style with state-of-the-art engineering to deliver class-beating performance with a responsive, fun, and characterful power delivery along with an evocative, rich, and distinctive exhaust note.

Technical highlights include a four-valve, DOHC cylinder head and a crankshaft that has been perfectly weighted and balanced to optimize inertia for low-speed rideability. A finger-follower valvetrain with a low reciprocating mass and DLC coatings that reduce friction also contribute to the capacity-defying performance of this free-revving yet tractable engine.

The six-speed gearbox delivers light, precise gear selection with ratios perfectly spread to make the most of this characterful and torque-rich engine.

Key features of this all-new engine include:

  • Class-leading 39.5 HP peak power and 27.7 LB-FT of peak torque
  • Four valve, Liquid-cooled, single-cylinder
  • Concealed liquid-cooling and machined cooling fins
  • Trademark black powder-coated engine casings
  • Characterful, compelling, and responsive power delivery
  • Evocative, rich, and distinctive exhaust note
  • Six-speed gearbox
  • Exceeds Euro 5 emissions
Triumph 400 X.

With ergonomics designed for optimum comfort and control, the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X benefit from a slim standover which combines with an accessible seat height of 31 inches (790mm) and 32.9 inches (835mm) respectively and a low weight of 375lb (170kg) / 395lb (179kg) to offer assured low-speed handling and the ability to get feet to the ground.

Both models benefit from their own model-specific chassis, with a new frame, bolt-on rear subframe and cast-aluminum swingarm paired with suspension set-ups tailored to each use case, both delivering Triumph’s famously easy, agile, and dynamic handling.

The Speed 400 features large 43mm big-piston upside-down front forks, mono-shock Rear Suspension Unit with external reservoir, lightweight 17-inch wheels and roadster-specific geometry and wheelbase. Giving an engaging and intuitive ride along with a comfortable, neutral riding position that inspires confidence for riders of all sizes and skill levels. Powerful four-piston radial front brakes with a 300mm front disc and braided lines give a responsive brake feel for improved rider confidence.

The Scrambler 400 X features a longer wheelbase, longer travel suspension, larger 19-inch front wheel and wide handlebars for greater stability and control when riding on loose surfaces, as well as providing a more upright and commanding Scrambler riding position. A larger cast steel brake pedal and high-grip foot pegs that are positioned lower and wider also make for a more natural standing riding position when riding off-road, while a larger 320mm front brake disc and optimized pad compound deliver reassuringly progressive braking performance in all conditions.

Fun, Confidence-inspiring and Intuitive Feel

  • All-new frame with bolt-on rear subframe and cast aluminum swingarm
  • Model-specific Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X set-up and geometry
  • Slender standover width creates a more accessible seat height
  • Comfortable and engaging riding position for the Speed 400 with a more upright and commanding riding position for the Scrambler 400 X
  • Big-piston 43mm diameter upside-down front forks
  • Monoshock rear suspension unit with external reservoir
  • Optimized for solo or passenger riding with adjustable rear suspension preload
  • Four-piston radial caliper with braided brake lines
  • Longer wheelbase and more upright ergonomics for Scrambler 400 X
  • Approachable motorcycle specifications approved for new rider training courses, including official Motorcycle Safety Foundation training
Triumph Speed 400.


Adding rider convenience, performance, and safety, the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X share some of the latest rider-focused technology, tailored to suit each model.

Ride-by-wire throttle
Bosch engine management with ride-by-wire throttle delivers a linear and intuitive throttle response with predictable power delivery for enhanced rideability, safety, and control.

Traction Control and ABS
The traction control system on both models is switchable with a simple on or off selection, so the rider can quickly and easily deactivate the intervention.

Bosch dual-channel ABS delivers assured braking in all conditions for added safety and peace of mind and on the Scrambler 400 X can also be deactivated for enhanced control when riding off-road.

Stylish new dual format instruments
The clean and contemporary dual format instruments feature a large analogue speedometer and integrated LCD screen which includes a digital tachometer, a fuel range remaining, and a prominent gear indicator, clearly visible in all lighting conditions.

All this functionality is accessed via an intuitive easy to use handlebar-mounted scroll button, and the display is even pre-enabled to show the status of accessory fitted heated grips, if fitted. A conveniently located USB-C charging port allows on-the-move charging of handlebar mounted devices, such as smartphones and navigation systems.

Torque-assist clutch
This ingenious system reduces clutch lever effort to reduce fatigue during stop/start riding, as well as improving rider confidence and peace of mind by preventing rear wheel locking during downshifts.

All-LED lighting
Designed for performance and presence, the powerful headlight features a distinctive always-on glow, while the taillight also includes a modern light signature together with molded light guides and Triumph branding.

Factory-fitted Security
Both the Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X come equipped with a steering lock and an anti-theft immobilizer as standard. The transponder chip integrated into the ignition key ensures only the owner can start the engine.

Specification highlights include:

  • A high level of rider-focused technology to enhance performance and safety
  • Ride-by-wire throttle for enhance rideability, safety, and control
  • Switchable Traction Control on both Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X
  • Dual-channel ABS (switchable on Scrambler 400 X for off-road use)
  • Torque-assist clutch
  • Stylish new dual format instruments
  • All-LED lighting
  • Immobilizer

More than 25 genuine accessories are available for the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X. From styling and comfort to luggage and security, both bikes can be accessorized to suit a broad range of riders’ needs.

Owners can configure their new motorcycle in the easy-to-use online configurator, or they can purchase accessories from any authorized Triumph dealer — All Triumph accessories are designed and developed hand-in-hand with the motorcycles to ensure perfect fit and function and are covered by the same two year unlimited mileage warranty.

With class-leading performance, unrivalled quality, and low running costs, these exciting new modern classics represent incredible value.

Both the Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X will be competitively priced versus the key competitors in each market, ensuring an incredibly attractive buyer proposition both in terms of overall value, but also initial purchase price.

Both models will launch in India starting in July of 2023 and will be on sale in all other markets in the start of 2024, when prices for these markets will be announced.

Unbeatable value:

  • Leading performance and quality
  • Class-leading 10,000 miles service interval
  • Two-year unlimited mileage Warranty
  • Two-year unlimited mileage Roadside Assistance
  • On sale from Q1 2024
  • Competitive pricing relative to category to be announced upon availability

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Main picture: Triumph Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X. Photo credit: Triumph.

Source: Triumph.


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