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Ducati Scrambler 1100 unveiled at EICMA 2017

Ducati Scrambler 1100 unveiled at EICMA 2017

Snapshot: The new Scrambler 1100 receives a bigger engine, several cosmetic updates along with the inclusion of electronics over the younger version.

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Ducati has finally unwrapped the bigger version of the successful Scrambler 800, known as the Ducati Scrambler 1100 at the EICMA. It has been introduced in three variants - Standard, Special and Sport. 

The new Scrambler 1100 receives a bigger engine, several cosmetic updates along with the inclusion of electronics over the younger version. It is designed based on the new retro-modern design philosophy and looks fresh with a host of changes. While the body structure of the Scrambler remains unaltered to the standard version, there are some changes that keep the three variants apart from each other. 

The Scrambler 1100 Special receives a unique Custom Grey coloured paint scheme with Black-spoked wheels and chrome exhaust. Other notable dissimilarities are a brown seat, a brushed swingarm and an adjustable front-fork suspension with gold coloured sleeves.

On the other hand, the Sports version features a sportier look inspired by the racer bikes. It is offered in a Viper Black paint scheme with yellow shades on the sides of the fuel tank and sports aluminium wheels with machine-finished spokes. Other changes include a special handlebar, custom seats with dedicated lining and an easily recognizable Ohlins suspension system with forks.

The new Ducati Scrambler 1100 is offered with a 1,079 cc L-Twin engine, which manages to churn out a maximum power output of 86 bhp at 7,500 revolutions per minute against a peak torque of 88 Nm at 4,750 revolutions per minute. The engine comes paired to a six-speed gearbox and also offers a slipper clutch. 

The major change to the bigger version is the inclusion of electronics, which offers a five-level traction control system along with three different riding modes to the rider. The three riding modes are - Active, Touring and City. The motorcycle is offered with disc brakes at both the wheels along with the switchable ABS to deliver the required braking power.

The Italian manufacturer, Ducati is yet to reveal the price of the motorcycle but one can expect the price to be fairly on the higher-end from the younger sibling. Once launched it will compete with the likes of Bonneville T120, Honda CB1100 and Yamaha SCR950.

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