Ducati has launched the up to date Scrambler 800 vary in India. The vary consists of the Scrambler Icon that’s priced at Rs 7.89 lakh, the Desert Sled that prices Rs 9.93 lakh, the Café Racer that can set you again by Rs 9.78 lakh and the Full Throttle that’s priced at Rs eight.92 lakh (ex-showroom India). The brand new fashions function beauty tweaks, new tech and extra options.
As compared, costs for the older Scrambler Icon began at Rs 7.28 lakh, whereas, the older Desert Sled and Café Racer had been pegged at Rs 9.37 lakh. The Full Throttle, in the meantime, was priced at Rs eight.53 lakh (costs, ex-showroom Delhi).
Some of the vital updates on the brand new Scrambler vary is the addition of cornering ABS. This technique permits the dual-channel system to work extra effectively when the rider makes the bike lean throughout cornering. Curiously, the Scrambler is probably the most reasonably priced bike in India to function this security tech. For 2019, the Icon additionally will get 10-spoke alloy wheels that look equivalent to those on the Scrambler 1100. Different adjustments on the Icon embrace a flatter seat than earlier than.
The Scramblers additionally get some revisions to the instrument cluster (gasoline gauge and kit indicator), extra premium switchgear and adjustable levers. The Desert Sled will get a devoted, off-road mode as properly. Lastly, the brand new fashions will be geared up with the Ducati Multimedia System (that gives Bluetooth connectivity) as an non-obligatory additional. When paired, the display will show calls, messages and music data.
Just like the older mannequin, the Desert Sled continues to come back geared up with a cross-strut on the handlebar, entrance stem protectors, a high-mounted entrance mudguard and an extended rear mudguard. Equally, the Café Racer continues to make use of clip-on handlebars, bar-end mirrors, a special entrance mudguard and a restaurant racer-styled seat. Each these fashions additionally use wire-spoke wheels. The Full Throttle, then again, makes use of a low handlebar, flat-track impressed seat, sportier tail and a small entrance mudguard.
Powering the Scramblers is an 803cc L-twin that produces the identical 73.4hp at eight,250rpm and 67Nm of torque at 5,750rpm.
Whereas the bikes don’t have any direct rivals in India at current, competitors to the Scrambler Icon is available in type of the Triumph Avenue Twin that’s priced at Rs 7.45 lakh. The closest competitor to the Café Racer, in the meantime, is Harley-Davidson’s Avenue Rod, which prices Rs 6.53 lakh (costs, ex-showroom Delhi).