- 2019 Ducati Scrambler gets a new colour scheme
- The motorcycle now runs on a 10-spoke alloy wheels
- One can now equip the Ducati Scrambler with Ducati Multimedia System
- Ducati has discontinued the Urban Enduro variant of the Scrambler 800
Ducati - the Italian motorcycle manufacturer will launch the updated 2019 Ducati Scrambler in India on April 26. The updated Scrambler Icon 800 is equipped with new tech features, sports some cosmetic changes and also gets a new colour scheme. The Scrambler Icon 800 has three variants namely - Dessert Sled, Cafe Racer and Full Throttle. Ducati discontinued the other variant called Urban Enduro globally.
The tech updates in the 2019 Ducati Scrambler include Cornering ABS that will help the rider to stop safely in a situation of panic braking while the rider is into the corner. The 2019 Ducati Scrambler will become the first bike in its segment to feature this technology. Speaking of the looks, the motorcycle gets LED DRLs, revised side body panels, new exhaust muffler and inclusion of fuel gauge and a gear indicator in the instrument cluster. It also gets 10-spoke alloy wheels.
The mechanical changes come in form of a hydraulic clutch control (with adjustable lever) same as seen on its bigger sibling - the Ducati Scrambler 1100. Powering the Scrambler Icon 800 is the same L-twin, air-cooled 803 cc motor that belts out 74 bhp of max power and 68 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Buyers can now equip the Ducati Icon with Ducati Multimedia System that provides the rider with the feature of getting all the call, message and music information on the screen. As mentioned above, the new colour scheme called - Atomic Tangerine is also being offered with the 2019 Ducati Scrambler.
The ex-showroom price of the Ducati Scrambler is between Rs. 6.5 lakh to Rs. 8.56. But, it is expected to be increased, once launched with all of the above-mentioned updates. The key rivals of the Ducati Scrambler are Benelli TNT 600i, Kawasaki Z900and Suzuki GSX S750.