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2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition First Look (8 Fast Facts)

The James Bond movie franchise has an impressive history of incorporating motorcycles into the action, and it looks like the latest Bond movie will be no exception. This year, in conjunction with No Time To Die—the 25th James Bond movie—we are presented with the strictly limited edition 2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition. Let’s take a look at what Agent 007 has in store for us.

1. There will be 250 examples of the 2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition. Just 30 of those are destined for the United States. There is a plaque on the billet-aluminum handlebar clamp that is individually numbered.

2. The basis of the Bond Edition is the Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE, which we have reviewed and like quite a bit. From there, Triumph builds on the platform to make a motorcycle worthy of a secret agent.

3. 007 branding identifies the motorcycle immediately. The number plate has 007 pressed into the lower side panel. Triumph embroidered the 007 logo onto the leather seat, as well as the heat shield for the Arrow exhaust. Plus, when you turn on the Bond Edition, the TFT startup screen identifies the motorcycle as a 007 model.

2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition First Look - MSRP

4. The Sapphire black paint is unique to the Bond Edition. Highlighting the tank is an oversized Triumph tank badges, as well as a brushed decal foil kneed pad accented with a gold hand-painted pinstripe.

5. We all know secret agents like to work undercover, so black rules the Bond Edition roost. The fenders are black, and the fork legs painted black. The swingarm and front sprocket cover are powdercoated black. Other blackened goodies include the skid plate, pipe guard, passenger grab rail, fog light shrouds, and chain-tension adjusters. The twin Arrow mufflers get carbon-fiber end caps.2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition First Look

6. All is not black, of course, as contrast is always needed. The headlight grill is stainless steel, and the engine badges have gold accents.

7. Owners get an exclusive handover pack. In addition to a numbered letter hand-signed by Triumph CEO Nick Bloor, there’s a premium leather rucksack.

8. Although there is no word on a delivery date, the 2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition has an MSRP in the United States of $18,500. That’s a $3100 premium over the Scrambler 1200 XE.

2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition Specs


  • Type: Parallel twin w/ 270-degree crank
  • Displacement: 1200cc
  • Bore x stroke: 97.6 x 80mm
  • Maximum power: 89 horsepower @ 7400 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 81 ft-lbs @ 3950 rpm
  • Valvetrain: SOHC; 4vpc
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Exhaust: 2-into-2 w/ Arrow twin silencers
  • Transmission: 6-speed
  • Clutch: Web multi-plate w/ assist function
  • Final drive: X-ring chain


  • Frame: Tubular steel w/ aluminum cradles
  • Swingarm: Aluminum
  • Front suspension; travel: Fully adjustable Showa 47mm inverted cartridge fork: 9.8 inches
  • Rear suspension; travel: Fully adjustable Öhlins piggyback-reservoir shocks w/ dual-rate springs; 9.8 inches
  • Wheels: Wire spoke w/ aluminum rims
  • Front wheel: 21 x 2.15; 36-spoke
  • Rear wheel: 17 x 4.25; 32-spoke
  • Tires: Metzeler Tourance
  • Front tire: 90/90 x 21
  • Rear tire: 150/70 x 17
  • Front brakes: 320mm discs w/ Brembo M50 monoblock calipers and radial master cylinder
  • Rear brake: 255mm disc w/ Brembo floating two-piston caliper
  • ABS: Cornering ABS standardDIMENSIONS and CAPACITIES
  • Wheelbase: 61.8 inches
  • Rake: 26.9 degrees
  • Trail: 5.1 inches
  • Fuel tank capacity: 4.2 gallons
  • Curb weight: N/A

2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition Price: $18,500


Don Williams
Don Williams
With 45 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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