17th Apr 2019 5:49 pm
The upcoming, up to date Scrambler is predicted to value barely greater than the older mannequin.
Again in September 2018, Ducati first unveiled the up to date Scrambler Icon 800 for 2019. It options beauty tweaks, tech, and options as a part of the replace. This mannequin will go on sale in India on April 26, together with different variants of the 800, just like the Desert Sled and the Café Racer. Ducati has discontinued the City Enduro worldwide, however the different variant – Full Throttle – will likely be launched in India at a later date.
One of many largest adjustments on the brand new Scrambler Icon is the addition of cornering ABS, which, as Ducati explains, permits “you to make a panic cease whereas at full lean, with out crashing.” Apparently, it will make the Scrambler Icon essentially the most inexpensive mannequin in India to function this tech. The bike additionally will get 10-spoke alloy wheels that seem like borrowed from its bigger sibling – the Scrambler 1100. Ducati has opted to equip the Scrambler Icon with a flatter seat than earlier than, too.
Different adjustments embody LED DRLs, some revisions to the instrument cluster (gasoline gauge and equipment indicator), extra premium switchgear, revised facet panels, exhaust muffler and a brushed end on the engine casing. Different mechanical adjustments embody a hydraulic clutch management with adjustable levers, each of that are seen on the Scrambler 1100 as effectively. Lastly, the brand new Icon could be geared up with Ducati Multimedia System (Bluetooth connectivity) as an non-obligatory further. When paired, the display will present information like calls, messages and music data. Ducati has added a brand new ‘atomic tangerine’ color to the Icon as effectively.
The outgoing Scrambler Icon is priced at Rs 7.28 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and, for all the brand new tools, Ducati may presumably cost you an additional Rs 30,000-40,000. We may even see the corporate shock us like they did with the Scrambler 1100 and value the 800 extra competitively. A transfer like this may additionally not hinder the recognition of this motorbike. To present you an concept of its reputation, the corporate offered 55,000 items worldwide of the Scrambler vary since its debut round 4 years in the past.
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