From the 900cc Street Twin and Street Twin Gold Line to the 1,200cc T120, T120 Black, Streetmaster, Bobber and Scrambler 1200 (including the ultra-cool Steve McQueen Edition), Triumph has updated nearly every model in its Bonneville lineup for the 2022 model year.
Last but certainly not least is Triumph’s 900cc Street Scrambler (MSRP starts at $11,000; available in July) and new limited-edition Street Scrambler Sandstorm (MSRP $11,750; available in May).
As with other Bonneville models, the Street Scrambler’s liquid-cooled parallel-twin has been updated to meet Euro 5 emissions yet it still delivers 64 horsepower at 7,250 rpm and 59 lb-ft of torque at 3,250 rpm (claimed). Three riding modes (Road, Rain, and Off-Road), a torque-assist clutch, switchable ABS and switchable traction control are standard equipment.
Styling updates include a new side panel with aluminum number board, a new heel guard, new brushed aluminum headlight brackets, new adventure-oriented seat material, new throttle body finishers and new paint schemes.
Street Scrambler models are equipped with a Brembo front brake, a cartridge fork, a 19-inch front wheel, Metzeler Tourance 90/10 adventure tires, an LED taillight and a USB charging port.
Limited to 775 units worldwide, the Scrambler Sandstorm Edition has a unique paint scheme, premium accessories (high front fender, tail tidy, sump guard, headlight grille and rubber knee pads on the tank) fitted as standard and a certificate of authenticity personalized with the bike’s VIN.
The 2022 Street Scrambler is available in three premium paint schemes: Jet Black, Urban Grey and two-tone Matte Khaki and Matte Ironstone with distinctive new tank graphics.
2022 Triumph Street Scrambler Specs
Base Price: $11,000 / $11,750 (Sandstorm Edition)
Engine Type: Liquid-cooled, transverse parallel twin, SOHC w/ 4 valves per cyl.
Bore x Stroke: 84.6 x 80mm
Horsepower: 64 @ 7,250 rpm (claimed)
Torque: 59 lb-ft @ 3,250 rpm (claimed)
Fuel Delivery: Electronic fuel injection & throttle-by-wire
Transmission: 5-speed, cable-actuated assist-and-slipper wet clutch
Final Drive: O-ring chain
Frame: Tubular steel w/ twin cradles, steel swingarm
Wheelbase: 56.8 in.
Rake/Trail: 25.6 degrees/4.3 in.
Seat Height: 31.1 in.
Suspension, Front: 41mm fork, non-adj., 4.7 in. travel
Rear: Dual shocks, adj. preload, 4.7 in. travel
Brakes, Front: Single 310mm disc w/ opposed 4-piston axial fixed caliper & switchable ABS
Rear: Single 255mm disc w/ 2-piston floating caliper & switchable ABS
Wheels, Front: Spoked aluminum, 2.5 x 19 in.
Rear: Spoked aluminum, 4.25 x 17 in.
Tires, Front: 100/90-19 tube-type
Rear: 150/70-17 tube-type
Wet Weight: 492 lbs. (claimed)
Fuel Capacity: 3.2 gals.
Fuel Consumption: 54.7 mpg (claimed)
Triumph can’t seem to get the proportions right. The gas tank looks to big, the seat looks to long and the front and rear fenders look … wrong.
The exhaust doesn’t look right – guess that’s all heat shielding? I’ll keep my ’68 TR6C.
Agree with Robert. Triumph needs to look at the 66-70 bikes and do a retro, i.e. lightweight bike. I had the “Jack Pine” TR100C (1966), ’70 TR-6C, and a 900 series Scram. Currently on a R9T Scram and keep looking to TR for Rickman style bike…..
There is fuel pump, sender, regulator, and filter inside the tank. That is when they increased in size to accomodate and not lose fuel capacity.
I think it looks smart! It also doesn’t leak oil.
Oh, and they did a great job dressing up a catalytic exhaust.
This bike has more tech and reliability in it than your American cars.