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All-new Ducati Scrambler lineup unveiled | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

That is the primary main generational change to the Scrambler for the reason that mannequin’s inception in 2014.

Ducati’s most accessible vary of bikes, the Scrambler line-up, has been up to date for 2023, with main digital and mechanical modifications. Presently, the 2023 Ducati Scrambler may be had in three variants – Icon, Full Throttle and Nightshift. All of them are powered by the identical 803cc, two-valve, air-and-oil cooled Desmoduo engine that makes 73hp at 8,250rpm and 65Nm of torque at 7,000rpm. 

  • New Scrambler has digital throttle, two driving modes – Street and Moist

  • 4.3-inch TFT sprint customary, reveals navigation and different options

  • Lighter by 4kg in comparison with earlier mannequin

New Ducati Scrambler vary: particulars

The all-new Ducati Scrambler vary is obtainable in three variants – Icon, Full Throttle and Nightshift. Though Ducati has presently unveiled solely three variants, it’s fairly seemingly that there might be extra of them down the road. Whereas every variant is mechanically the identical, they differ in styling and a few tweaks. 

The engine and the primary chassis stay largely the identical, however there are a number of tweaks to additional make the Scrambler extra accessible. Ducati claims that, by a lighter bolt-on subframe and resulting from new engine internals, it has been capable of shave off 4kg from the kerb weight of the sooner bike; this even after making certain the bike is compliant with the extra stringent Euro-5 emission requirements. 

All bikes right here get the identical digital suite, comprising two driving modes (enabled by the digital throttle) – Street and Moist – Cornering ABS and traction management. These rider aids are managed by a brand-new offset 4.3-inch TFT sprint that replaces the outdated round digital show. With Ducati’s elective Bluetooth module fitted, this TFT sprint may present you navigation and different notifications. All fashions now get full LED lighting as customary. 

The Icon serves because the gateway into the Scrambler line of bikes, and is obtainable in three colors – yellow, purple and black. Additional, Ducati additionally provides extra accent color choices, taking the overall accessible colors as much as 9. The colored tank panels, entrance and rear mudguards and small headlight cowl are all that must be swapped to vary the color of the bike. 

The Full Throttle is the sportiest of this trio and has a decrease handlebar and comes adorned with a bespoke purple, gray and black paint scheme. It’s also the one mannequin geared up with a bi-directional quickshifter as customary, whereas the opposite fashions can get it as an elective additional. The Full Throttle will get shorter fenders and comes geared up with small, round LED indicators.  

The Nightshift is supposed to be the extra polished cafe racer and is available in a single colourway – Nebula Blue. This variant is the one one to come back geared up with wire-spoke wheels as customary. In step with the cafe racer aesthetic, Ducati has geared up the Nightshift with a straight handlebar and bar-end mirrors to additional bolster its kerb enchantment. The Nightshift additionally will get the identical round LED indicators seen on the Full Throttle. 

As of now, Ducati hasn’t revealed when the brand new Scrambler line-up might be making its manner right here, however contemplating that the Scrambler vary of bikes is all about accessibility, we anticipate it to make its manner right here sooner relatively than later. 

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