2009 Triumph Scrambler and 2009 Triumph Tiger 1050 LE

A Scrambler for Steve McQueen and a limited-edition Tiger 1050.

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Not to be left out of the flurry of new model announcements, Triumph Motors added two updated models to its 2009 product line at the 2008 INTERMOT show in Cologne, Germany.The 2009 Triumph Scrambler gets two hip color options. The first is matte green, to evoke the look of "military bikes of the 1950s and '60s." I—as well as the millions of other people who have seen Steve McQueen in The Great Escape— would speculate it's to evoke a vintage Triumph disguised as a Wehrmacht dispatch motorcycle. But who wants to involve the lawyers? We know what they mean. Scrambler owners can dig into Triumph's accessory goodie bag and (after giving your good friend at the parts counter $1100) add a very tasty-looking two-into-one Arrow exhaust system. There's also a solo saddle and luggage rack ($370); you'll have to borrow the coal-scuttle helmet from your chopper-riding friends.

If you have no need to jump over the Swiss border, you can just opt for the glossy black-painted version. There are no other changes to the bike except the price: It will be in U.S. dealers for $8499.If your tastes aren't so retro, Triumph has also added a special SE version of its versatile Tiger 1050 adventure-tourer. It gets a two-tone matte-grey-and-black paint scheme, color-matched hard luggage, handguards and ABS. It will be sold in the U.S., but pricing is not yet set; expect it to be a little north of the Tiger 1050 ABS's $12,399 MSRP.

2009 Triumph Tiger 1050 LE

2009 Triumph Scrambler

2009 Triumph Scrambler

2009 Triumph Tiger 1050 LE

2009 Triumph Scrambler

2009 Triumph Tiger 1050 LE

2009 Triumph Scrambler

2009 Triumph Scrambler

2009 Triumph Scrambler