If you are looking for a neo-retro adventure bike that can handle both city streets and off-road trails, you might be interested in the new Triumph Scrambler 400 X and the Royal Enfield Scram 411. Both bikes are based on their respective Himalayan siblings, but with some tweaks and modifications to suit the urban environment. Here is a detailed comparison of SCRAMBLER 400 X Vs Scram 411 in terms of design, features, performance, price and more.
SCRAMBLER 400 X Vs Scram 411 Look
Both bikes sport a neo-retro theme with ‘tear-drop’ shaped fuel tank and circular design elements such as LED headlamps, LED turn indicators, rear-view mirrors and LED tail lamps. The Scrambler 400 X has a more rugged look with a high-mounted exhaust, knobby tyres, fork gaiters and a bash plate. The Scram 411 has a more sleek look with a low-mounted exhaust, dual-purpose tyres, a flyscreen and tank shrouds.
The Scrambler 400 X is available in seven colours: Graphite Blue, Graphite Red, Graphite Yellow, Blazing Black, Skyline Blue, White Flame and Silver Spirit. The Scram 411 is available in six colours: Rock Red, Lake Blue, Gravel Grey, Mirage Silver, Pine Green and Granite Black.
SCRAMBLER 400 X Vs Scram 411 Features
Both bikes come with an analog-digital instrument cluster that shows speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip meter, fuel level indicator and other readouts. The Scrambler 400 X also gets a gear position indicator and an optional tripper navigation pod that can be paired with the Royal Enfield app for turn-by-turn navigation. The Scram 411 does not have these features.
Both bikes also come with disc brakes at both ends, switchable traction control and dual-channel ABS. The Scrambler 400 X has a larger front disc (320mm) than the Scram 411 (300mm), and its ABS can be deactivated for off-road use. The Scrambler 400 X also has a torque-assist clutch that reduces lever effort and prevents rear wheel lock-up during downshifts.
Both bikes are powered by single-cylinder engines that are derived from their Himalayan counterparts. The Scrambler 400 X has a 398cc liquid-cooled engine that produces 40hp at 8000rpm and 37.5Nm at 6500rpm. The Scram 411 has a 411cc air-cooled engine that produces 24.3hp at 6500rpm and 32Nm at 4500rpm.
The Scrambler 400 X has a six-speed gearbox while the Scram 411 has a five-speed gearbox. The Scrambler 400 X also has a counter-rotating balancer shaft that reduces vibrations. Both bikes have fuel injection systems and catalytic converters to meet BS6 emission norms.
The Scrambler 400 X has a higher top speed (160kmph) than the Scram 411 (140kmph), but the Scram 411 has a better fuel efficiency (30kmpl) than the Scrambler 400 X (29.6kmpl).
Both bikes use tubular steel frames with bolt-on rear subframes. The Scrambler 400 X has a shorter wheelbase (1430mm) than the Scram 411 (1465mm), but a higher ground clearance (220mm) than the Scram 411 (200mm). The Scrambler 400 X also has more suspension travel (150mm front and rear) than the Scram 411 (140mm front and rear).
Scrambler 400 X rolls on spoked wheels with Metzeler Karoo Street tyres (19-inch front and 17-inch rear). The Scram 411 rolls on alloy wheels with dual-purpose tyres (21-inch front and 17-inch rear). Both bikes have telescopic forks and monoshocks.
The Scrambler 400 X weighs less (179kg) than the Scram 411 (185kg), but has a smaller fuel tank capacity (15 litres) than the Scram 411 (15.5 litres).
SCRAMBLER 400 X Vs Scram 411 Price
The price of the Scrambler 400 X Expected from Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 3.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), depending on the colour option. The price of the Scram 411 is Rs. 2.03 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai) for all colours.
|Specification||Triumph SCRAMBLER 400 X||Royal Enfield SCRAMBLER|
|Engine||Liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, 398cc, 40hp, 37.5Nm||Air-cooled, single-cylinder, 411cc, 24.3hp, 32Nm|
|Transmission||6-speed manual||5-speed manual|
|Brakes||Disc brakes with switchable traction control and dual-channel ABS (front ABS can be deactivated)||Disc brakes with switchable traction control and dual-channel ABS|
|Suspension||Telescopic fork and monoshock with 150mm travel||Telescopic fork and monoshock with 140mm travel|
|Tyres||Spoked wheels with Metzeler Karoo Street tyres (19-inch front and 17-inch rear)||Alloy wheels with dual-purpose tyres (21-inch front and 17-inch rear)|
|Fuel tank||15 litres||15.5 litres|
|Price||Rs.2.06 lakh to Rs.2.12 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai)||Rs.2.03 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai)|
The Scrambler 400 X and the Scram 411 are both attractive options for those who want a neo-retro adventure bike that can handle both city streets and off-road trails. The Scrambler 400 X has a more powerful engine, a better braking system, a smoother gearbox and a more rugged look. The Scram 411 has a more fuel-efficient engine, a larger fuel tank, a lower seat height and a more sleek look.
The choice between the two bikes depends on your personal preference, budget and riding style. If you want a more performance-oriented bike that can tackle rough terrain with ease, the Scrambler 400 X might be the one for you. If you want a more economical bike that can cruise comfortably on highways and city roads, the Scram 411 might suit you better.