Trails of India
The Ducati Scrambler bike is not like any other Ducati bike as the company insists that it actually is a retro-styled off-road bike. This bike was first launched in 2014 and was a huge success in the market. It became so extremely popular amongst professional bike riders and bike enthusiasts.
The Scrambler 1100 is the eighth model of this bike series which is about to hit the market. The developers of this bike state that it is not much different from its former models with only a few upgrades but makes the whole riding experience much better and richer.
The new model consists of a bigger engine with more power and torque. The finishing touches on this bike are very finely done with the adjustable levers and polished screws which makes the bike look much more attractive and classier.
Scrambler 1100 is said to have a tank capacity of 15 litres for petrol and also consists of a seat which is much more wider than its previous model. The most eye-catching feature of this bike is the new X-shaped motif and LED DRLs at the front.
Here are some features of this bike which will prove that this is one of the finest bikes available in the market-
- Scrambler 1100 has an IMU equipped Bosch 9.1MP ABS system.
- You cannot have different riding modes for ride-by-wire method. The City mode provides you with a smooth throttle response, for example. Scrambler 1100 also has a 4 stage Ducati Traction Control (DTC).
- The engine has a new aluminium sub frame with a new suspension.
There are two variants of Ducati Scrambler 1100 which has been launched in India- Yellow and black. The price of the bike is about Rs. 10.9 lakhs (ex-showroom). Although there was a special edition out which was called the Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special which was a middle model. The bike was designed to give a retro look. The price of this bike was quoted at 11, 12 lakhs (ex-showroom) which are roughly about Rs. 20,000 more than the base model. Other than the special edition, there are other variants of the bike as well. One such is the Ducati Scrambler 1100 Sport which is available in a black matte paint scheme with orange stripes and its price has been quoted at 11.42 lakhs (ex-showroom). If you want to take another step forward, you can also opt for Ohlins suspension which will cost you about Rs. 30,000 more but will provide you with a much more better riding experience. The final variant available in the market is that of the Ducati Scrambler 1100 Verdict. One can say that this is the hard duty bike model of the lot. This bike is best for off-road usage and mountain biking.
The best thing about the Ducati Scrambler 1100 is that it is a beautiful and a luxurious retro styled bike which is very easy to handle and gives you complete control over the machine. It is well designed and well equipped.
This is a good initiative taken by Ducati India to deliver us with the top quality bikes which also happens to be a bit expensive than most other bikes of that kind. But one thing is for certain- this is the bike worth the investment. One can settle with this bike and be assured about the service which it will be providing. This bike will in all probability do well in the Indian market. The model and the variants of the bike have caught the attention of most people and got all of us excited about it. We wish them all the best.