Triumph Goes Small With Speed 400 And Scrambler 400 X Models

HINCKLEY, U.K. – British bikemaker Triumph has finally announced that it will offer two new small models for 2024 – the Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X. Prices for the models, which are expected to go on sale early next year, weren’t revealed but Triumph promised “extremely competitive pricing.”

Conceived and designed in England, the Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400 X will be built in India by the brand’s business partner, Bajaj. The single cylinder, entry-level models feature a 398cc, 39.5-horsepower engine and a six-speed gearbox.

2024 Triumph Speed 400
2024 Triumph Scrambler 400 X

Both models will have have ride-by-wire throttle, LED lighting, switchable traction control and ABS (switchable on the Scrambler 400 X). They will have a 10,000-mile service interval and will come with a two-year unlimited warranty.

The Speed 400 roadster will be available in Carnival Red, Caspian Blue and Phantom Black. The Scrambler 400 X will come in three two-tone color schemes – Matt Khaki Green and Fusion White, Carnival Red and Phantom Black, and Phantom Black and Silver Ice.

2024 Triumph Speed 400 and Scrambler 400 X

Besides styling cues, there are other differences between the two new models. The Speed 400 has a 31.1-inch seat height, compared to 32.9 inches for the Scrambler 400 X. The Speed 400 is shorter with a 54.2-inch wheelbase versus 55.8 inches for the Scrambler 400 X. The Scrambler 400 weighs in at 375 pounds; the Scrambler 400 X at 395 pounds.

Both have 3.4-gallon gas tanks. While the Speed 400 has 17-inch tires front and rear, the off-road intended Scrambler 400 X gets a 19-inch wheel in front.

2024 Triumph Scrambler 400 X

(Photos courtesy of Triumph)

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