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Voxan Scrambler 1000
Voxan Scrambler 1000

Lights, camera, action! premieres a Hollywood high-piper

You the scene in the film. the one where McQueen jumps a Triumph a barb-wire fence. The Great it was called, 1963 the year. the fact that racer-turned-stuntman Bud actually made the 60-foot for the camera—McQueen also attempted it but the story goes.

That one made Triumph motorcycles

McQueen may be … and buried, but his lives on in the 2006 Triumph Scrambler. Powered by the 865cc from the current Thruxton and Bonneville models, the Scrambler homage to the desert sleds ruled California off-road in the ’60s, and which were the feasible option for the aforementioned

Styled to resemble a TR6C its authentic accordion fork rubber tank guards and high-pipes, it comes in a pair of two-tone paint schemes: the shown here or blue/white. the options list includes of the period accessories that installed back in the day: grille, crossbraced handlebar, plate, number plates and seat, as well as a tachometer and rack—not coincidentally, the parts on the bike in the photos.

Steve photographed on a Triumph TR6C the 1964 ISDT in East as recounted in the new book, 40 Summers by Rin Tanaka and Sean Kelly.

McQueen, photographed on a Triumph during the 1964 ISDT in Germany, as rec

True to the era, the Scrambler on wire-spoke wheels shod what used to be called tires. Knobbies they’re but then, this is a dirtbike in only. As Triumph Motorcycles of Vice President of Marketing Andersen says, The Scrambler has the old style, but it’s definitely a with street ergos.

got that sort of classic feel in a modern package.

motorcycles were commonplace in the and ’70s, with companies as Ducati, Honda and Yamaha Triumph in offering what essentially the predecessors to today’s bikes. But since then the has spun off into Paris-to-Dakar adventure-tourers and ever more dual-sports.

And while there has a lot of speculation about scramblers French firm Voxan a promising prototype a few years and ongoing rumors suggest has one in the works—we have yet to see the expected This Triumph may be just the to kickstart the category.

Voxan Scrambler 1000
Voxan Scrambler 1000

Though the idea for the Scrambler from America, it was warmly by the brass in England. It’s a evolution of the Bonneville line, Andersen. First we had the Bonneville, two years ago we brought out the Thruxton and now this.

The Bonneville in all its iterations has a perennial best-seller in America, and expects that trend to with the Scrambler. The Rocket III is our single model, but if you added all the together, they’d probably that. The Scrambler should very well here, and in Italy and France, where it give buyers an alternative to the Monster 620, which like popcorn overseas.

Helping that cause be the Scrambler’s reasonable $7999 tag, made possible by the fact that the British pricing isn’t affected by the dollar-to-euro exchange rate, and by Andersen terms efficient

As for those other intriguing 278 on the show bike’s numberplates—that’s the McQueen wore when he in the 1964 International Six-Day So we have continuity, as they say in the scene in The Great Escape the German sidecar suddenly sides.Hollywood.

Of Hogs and Ducs

The Super is one of six new models introduced at Harley’s dealer show in Denver past July. The others are the VRSCR Street Rod tested in our issue; the $14,995 VRSCD Rod tested in our September issue; the FXDBI Dyna Street the re-introduced $15,495 FLST/ I Softail; and the $17,795 FLXH/ I Glide un-dresser. Those are for black paint; add a few hundred for other colors.

Far be it from us to an embargo and tell you about the bike, which will its official debut at the Milan in November. But think about practice of mixing and matching in its various families, hazard a and you’ll probably come

Voxan Scrambler 1000
Voxan Scrambler 1000
Voxan Scrambler 1000
Voxan Scrambler 1000
Voxan Scrambler 1000
Voxan Scrambler 1000
Voxan Scrambler 1000
Voxan Scrambler 1000

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