Royal Enfield Classic Scrambler 500 Spotted Testing


The RE Classic 500 Scrambler features a taller handlebar, different fenders and tyres, but expected to sport the same 500 cc single-cylinder engine.




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The upcoming Royal Enfield Classic 500 Scrambler has been spotted undergoing test runs in India

Royal Enfield may be getting ready to introduce a new factory custom variant of the Classic 500, in Scrambler form. The upcoming Royal Enfield Classic 500 Scrambler was spotted testing recently and appears to be based on the existing Classic 500. The spy shot reveals that the Scrambler 500 shares a lot of parts with the Classic 500; in fact, the headlight, fuel tank, side panels, suspension, frame and engine all look similar to the Royal Enfield Classic 500. What are different in the test mule are the shorter front and rear fenders, as well as a taller handlebar with a central brace, similar to the handlebar of the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650.

The wheels are the same wire spoke 19-inch front and 18-inch rear combination, although the tyres seem to be different and are chunkier and have off-road and on-road oriented pattern. The tail section of the test mule doesn’t have a pillion seat, which has been replaced by a luggage rack, although Royal Enfield may offer this as an accessory, with a standard pillion seat. The bike also features an upswept exhaust muffler to allow for increased clearance over off-road obstacles. Other than that, there don’t seem to be any more changes. The Scrambler 500 uses rear and front disc brakes and is likely to have standard dual-channel ABS. The suspension seems identical to the one on the Classic 500 as well; whether it is any different or will offer increased travel isn’t clear at this stage.


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The engine seems to be the same 499 cc, air-cooled single-cylinder motor of the Classic 500 which makes 27.2 bhp at 5,250 rpm and 41.3 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm, and paired to a five-speed gearbox. Whether there are any mechanical changes in the engine isn’t clear at this stage. But what is clear is that Royal Enfield will be looking to increase its model portfolio by introducing newer variants across the company’s product range. While the Royal Enfield Himalayan will continue to be the company’s adventure offering, more Scrambler variants across the 350 cc, and even the new 650 cc Twin models cannot be ruled out. The Royal Enfield Classic 500 ABS is priced at ₹ 2 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), so expect the Classic 500 Scrambler to have a slight price increment over the standard Classic 500.

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Triumph Scrambler 1200 To Be Launched In India Next Year In XC Trim


The 2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC version is the “all-rounder” variant in the line-up and will not only be more affordable but more suitable as well for Indian riders.




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The 2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 is expected to arrive in India sometime next year

The all-new 2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 was revealed earlier this week and the model is scheduled to make its way to markets globally by early next year. The British off-roader motorcycle brings a host of electronics to the segment, while keeping the minimalism intact, which will set it apart from its rivals in this segment. With the Indian launch expected in early 2019 as well, carandbike can now confirm that the new Triumph Scrambler 1200 will be arriving in the base XC trim first. The Scrambler 1200 XC is the “all-rounder” variant, while the XE version has been packaged to be more off-road friendly. This means that the Scrambler 1200 XC misses out on certain hardware over the XE.


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Also Read: 2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Makes Global Debut

The key difference includes a tweaked suspension set up on the 2019 Triumph Scrambler XE that comes with 250 mm of travel at the front and rear, while the XC version has 200 mm of travel. The 1200 XE also gets 32mm-longer aluminium swingarm than the XC. On the front, the bikes get fully adjustable USD Showa forks on both versions.

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(The Triumph Scrambler 1200 gets true-blue off-road capability with long travel suspension, and large 21-inch front wheel)

Braking performance is handled by the same Brembo M50 monoblock calipers with two 320 mm discs up front and a single 255 mm disc with a Brembo 2-piston floating caliper at the rear, on both versions. The XE though gets additional Switchable Cornering ABS, while dual-channel ABS is standard.

Power on the 2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC comes from the 1200 cc twin-cylinder engine borrowed from the Bonneville range. The motor has been tweaked to churn out 12 per cent more power than the Bonneville T120. The engine produces 89 bhp at 7400 rpm, while peak torque of 110 Nm kicks in earlier at 3950 rpm. The engine is paired with a 6-speed gearbox.

Also Read: Triumph Scrambler 1200: 5 Things To Know

The new Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC comes with five riding modes, while the XE also gets an off-road specific Off-Road Pro mode, similar to the Tiger series and allows the rider to turn off traction control and ABS, while using an off-road specific engine mapping.

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(The Scrambler 1200 XE comes with longer travel suspension, cornering ABS and an off-road pro mode)

Other electronics on the Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC include keyless ignition, heated grips, cruise control, and USB charging. The bike also gets a world’s first integrated GoPro control system that connects via the TFT dash and an accessory Bluetooth module and allows camera control via the switchgear. The instrument console will also be able to provide turn-by-turn navigation using Google maps via the smartphone, thanks to a partnership with Google.

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The Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC will be primarily taking on the Ducati Scrambler 1100 in the segment, but certainly pushes the bar as far as all the electronics are concerned. The Scrambler 1200 XC is expected to command a price tag of around ₹ 12 lakh (ex-showroom), which will put it in-line with the competition.

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Triumph Scrambler 1200 Makes Its Global Debut; Launch in 2019





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The Triumph Scrambler 1200 is expected to be launched in India in 2019

Triumph Motorcycles has unveiled the all-new Triumph Scrambler 1200, an off-road motorcycle on the lines of the Triumph Street Scrambler, but with a more potent 1200 cc parallel-twin engine, and suspension set-up suited for proper off-road duty. The Scrambler 1200 is offered in two variants – the Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC and the Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE. The model names have been borrowed from the Tiger family instead of the Bonneville range to underline the new Scrambler 1200’s off-road capability. Both variants are off-road oriented, but the top-spec XE variant offers more suspension travel and more advanced electronics. Both variants of the Triumph Scrambler 1200 will be displayed to the public at next month’s EICMA show in Milan, with a market launch slated for early 2019.


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The Triumph Scrambler 1200 is offered in two variants – the Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC and the Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE

Shoeb Farooq, General Manager Triumph Motorcycles India said- “The all-new Triumph Scrambler 1200 delivers versatility both on and off-roads while demonstrating unique levels of capability, performance, fun to ride accessibility and access to varied personalisation. Our endeavour is to continue making newer and better products – I am certain that given the diversity of trails and varied riding conditions here in India the all-new Scrambler 1200 will be quite a showstopper and a desired motorcycle among the Indian riders.”

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The Triumph Scrambler 1200’s engine churns out 89 bhp and develops 110Nm of torque

The Triumph Scrambler 1200 is powered by the company’s tried and tested ‘high-torque’ 1,200 cc parallel-twin engine that also powers the Thruxton R. However, the motor on the Scrambler 1200 comes with several changes to make it more off-road friendly. For instance, in the Scrambler 1200, the engine churns out 89 bhp @ 7,400 rpm, compared to the Thruxton R, which makes 96 bhp @ 6,750 rpm. Torque, on the other hand, is just marginally less at 110 Nm, but it’s achieved much earlier at just 3,950 rpm, compared to the Thruxton R, which develops 112 Nm at 4,950 rpm. This is expected to make the Scrambler 1200 have more grunt with minimal throttle input, suitable for traversing broken trails and for riding off-road.

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The Triumph Scrambler 1200 comes with fully-adjustable twin-spring Ohlins rear suspension

Both models come with fully-adjustable twin-spring Ohlins rear suspension, along with fully adjustable USD forks from Showa up front (45 mm for XC and 47 mm for XE). However, in the XC, both the front and rear unit offer 200 mm of travel, while on the XE, they offer 250 mm of travel. The XE also gets gold anodised front forks compared to the black unit on the XC. Both models are equipped with piggy-back reservoirs.

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The Triumph Scrambler 1200 gets fully adjustable USD forks from Showa up front

Another highlight of the new Triumph Scrambler 1200 is the segment-first 21-inch front wheel, along with 17-inch rear wheels, shod in dual-purpose tyres from Metzeler. Braking duties are handled by twin 320 mm discs with Brembo M50 monoblock calipers up front and a single 255 mm disc, gripped by a Brembo 2-piston floating caliper. Both bikes get switchable ABS, but the XE trim gets switchable cornering ABS.

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The Triumph Scrambler 1200 gets a first-of-its-kind integrated GoPro control system

In terms of features, the bikes come with ride-by-wire, cruise control, heated grips, under seat mobile storage with USB charging port, keyless ignition, and torque assist clutch. The bike also comes with the latest generation full-colour TFT instrument display, offering a bunch of vehicle information. The Scrambler 1200 also gets a first-of-its-kind integrated GoPro control system facilitating GoPro camera operation, which is facilitated by an accessory fitted connectivity Bluetooth module, along with turn by turn navigation function.

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The Triumph Scrambler 1200 comes with the latest generation full-colour TFT instrument display

Design-wise, the bike retains the bare basic characteristics of the Scrambler with special attention to detail like brushed aluminium mudguard, wide handlebars, classic bench seat and more. Both bikes come with premium-looking paint schemes with distinguishing patterns, the most apparent being the triangular Triumph logo on the Scrambler 1200 XE.

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The Triumph Scrambler 1200 gets get all-LED headlamps with LED daytime running lamps

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Both bikes get all-LED headlamps with LED daytime running lamps. In India, the Scrambler 1200 is expected to be launched sometime around March 2019, but Triumph India is expected to launch only the top-spec XE trim in India. Once launched, the Triumph Scrambler 1200 will take on the the Ducati Scrambler 1100 in India. Prices of the Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE are expected to be around ₹ 12 lakh (ex-showroom) once it’s launched in India.

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New Norton 650 Atlas Scrambler To Come To India In 2020


The new Norton 650 Atlas Scrambler was revealed to us in its concept for last year at EICMA. The bike is expected to come to India via CKD route and will rival the Royal Enfield 650 twins.




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The upcoming Norton 650 Atlas Scrambler will also come with good amount localisation in India

Norton Motorcycles, which is right now working on its all-new 650 cc Atlas Scrambler, will be launching the bike in India in 2020. This information was shared with us by Norton’s Indian partner Kinetic Motoroyale’s managing director Ajinkya Firodia, on the sideline of a recent event, where the company launched 7 new motorcycles. Out of these 7 new bikes, two were limited edition Norton Commando 961 and Dominator 961 motorcycles. The new Norton 650 Atlas Scrambler was revealed to us in its concept for last year at EICMA, while the production version of the bike is expected to be showcased at this year’s Milan Motorcycle Shows, in November 2018.

Also Read: Locally-Made Norton Commando And Dominator To Be Launched By Mid-2019

Talking about the new Norton bike, Ajinkya Firodia said, “Norton UK itself is planning to make bikes that are 650 cc, which they have unveiled at EICMA, which will also eventually come to India. But, that is 2 years down the line.” Commenting to making the new bike in India, Firodia said the bikes will see some amount of localisation, and its arrival will coinciding with the bike’s UK launch, however, he did add that it is still 1.5 to 2 years away. Firodia did not mention whether the bike will be assembled under Norton’s partnership with Kinetic Motoroyale, however, under the JV, all Norton bikes that come as completely knocked down (CKD) kits will get assembled in India by Kinetic Group.

While the official specifications are yet to be announced, the Norton 650 Atlas Scrambler will be powered by an all-new 650 cc parallel-twin engine which is expected to churn out about 70 bhp to 100 bhp, depending on the variant. The upcoming 650 cc bike will also come with an all-new, tubular steel frame by Norton-owned Spondon and it will also feature top-spec components such as Brembo’s radial calipers.

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Upon its launch in India, the Norton 650 Atlas will get competition from the likes of the soon-to-be-launched Royal Enfield’s 650 cc twins, but the Norton is expected to be a lot more expensive. In those regards, based on the price tag, we expect Norton’s new 650 cc bike to also compete with Triumph’s modern classic range in India.

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Intermot 2018: 2019 Triumph Street Scrambler Revealed


The 2019 Triumph Street Scrambler’s 900 cc High Torque Bonneville engine gets updated with more power and a few lighter components.




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The 2019 Triumph Street Scrambler gets minor updates, including changes to the engine

The 2019 Triumph Street Scrambler also gets the upgraded 900 cc, which now makes 64 bhp at 7500 rpm, an 18 per cent increase in power over the outgoing model. The Street Scrambler is based on the Street Twin, but offers additional off-road capability. The 900 cc parallel-twin High Torque Bonneville engine has been updated for 2019 with a lighter crankshaft, magnesium cam cover, a new lighter clutch and mass optimised clutch cover. The ride-by-wire throttle control system now offers two riding modes – Road and Rain, with separate throttle maps and traction control settings. ABS is switchable for off-road use.

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(The 2019 Street Scrambler gets updated engine, new front fork and Brembo front brake calipers)

Like the 2019 Street Twin, the Street Scrambler also gets updated brakes with a four-piston Brembo caliper gripping the single front disc. Suspension has been updated too, with cartridge type front forks with 120 mm of travel, and the fork legs are spaced out wider to deliver a tougher appearance for this off-road friendly modern classic when viewed from the front. The 19-inch front wheel and 17-inch rear wheel are shod with Metzeler Tourance rubber. The styling of the instruments have been updated as well, while new side panels feature a new logo.

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(The 2019 Street Scrambler gets over 120 accessories and an Urban Tracker custom kit)

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The seat is new as well, and finished in a combination of textile and leather. The 2019 Triumph Street Scrambler is available with over 120 accessories and it will be available in three colours. Triumph also offers a custom kit called the Urban Tracker kit which includes soft panniers, Vance & Hines slip-on silencers, CNC machined black oil filler cap, black handlebar brace, number board kit, ribbed bench seat, black dresser bar kit, headlight grille and bezel, high front fender and sump guard kit. The 2019 Triumph Street Twin and Triumph Street Scrambler will be introduced in India by the first quarter of 2019.

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Intermot 2018: 2019 Ducati Scrambler Range Revealed


The 2019 Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle, Cafe Racer, Desert Sled and Sixty2 join the Icon boasting of a host of new features and paint schemes.




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The 2019 Ducati Scrambler range come with a LED headlight, cornering ABS, ergonomic switchgear and more

Following up with the reveal of the updated Scrambler Icon last month, Ducati has revealed the 2019 Scrambler range at the 2018 Intermot Motorcycle Show held at Cologne, Germany. The annual event witnesses most global manufacturers bringing their new and updated offerings to the show every year. The 2019 Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle, Cafe Racer, Desert Sled and Sixty2, join the Scrambler Icon, sporting a host of feature upgrades and new equipment onboard including beefier side panels made of thicker gauge aluminium, black-painted engine and brushed cylinder head fins.

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Also Read: 2019 Ducati Scrambler Icon Revealed

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(Upgrades include self-cancelling LED indicators, hydraulic clutch control with adjustable levers)

All versions now come with an updated headlamp with daytime running lights, a new digital instrument console with a fuel gauge and gear position indicator. The seat has been designed on the motorcycle and you also get self-cancelling LED indicators as well as revised switchgear that are more ergonomically placed. The 2019 Ducati Scrambler range also comes with cornering ABS as standard, and the Ducati Multimedia system that allows the rider to answer calls, listen to music on the intercom via Bluetooth connectivity. The Scrambler family gets a hydraulic clutch control with adjustable levers for the new model year.

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(The 2019 Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle is inspired by Californian racer Frankie Garcia’s Flat Tracker)

The 2019 Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle, Cafe Racer and Desert Sled also get new paint schemes for a more distinctive look. The Full Throttle takes inspiration from the Flat Track Scrambler ridden by Californian racer Frankie Garcia in the 2018 American Super Hooligan Championship, and sports dual-tone black-yellow white-striped tank, a revised tail section with dedicated seat and white-rimmed yellow number holders. The handlebar is tapered as well, while there’s a stubby mudguard and dual exhaust silencer on the Full Throttle to complete the look.

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(The 2019 Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer gets cool blue graphics that stand out over other versions)

The 2019 Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer continues to hold the same lines but now gets the Silver Ice Matt graphics with a blue frame, inspired from the legendary Ducati 125GP Desmo. The very cool looking 2019 edition rides on new 17-inch spoke wheels and uses aluminium bar-end mirrors. The number 54 on the bike pays homage to the Italian Grand Prix racer Bruno Spiaggiari.

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(Apart from new colours, the 2019 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled also gets an Off Road mode)

2019 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled also retain the same design but now comes with a striking red finished frame that is complemented by colour-coordinated stitching and spoked wheels with black rims. The Desert Sled though becomes the only model in the Scrambler family to get the additional “Off Road” mode that allows ABS disengagement for riders to get down and dirty. The Scrambler Desert Sled also comes with the specifically designed headlight mesh guard, high mudguards and engine skid pan.

There are no changes to the engine on the 2019 Ducati Scrambler range that continues to draw power from the 803 cc, air-cooled, L-twin motor tuned for 73 bhp at 8250 rpm and 67 Nm of peak torque available at 5750 rpm. The motor is paired with a 6-speed gearbox.

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The Ducati Scrambler line-up first arrived in 2014 at Intermot, and has turned out to be one of the most popular offerings from the bike maker. The company sold over 55,000 units of the bike in the past four years and the updated models are only expected to add signficantly to that number. The India launch for the 2019 Ducati Scrambler range can be expected sometime next year, along with the updated models from the Italian manufacturer.

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2019 Triumph Street Twin And Street Scrambler Teased


Triumph is all set to unveil the 2019 models of the Street Twin and the Street Scrambler on October 2, 2018. And yes! They will be coming to India soon.




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Both motorcycles will be launched in India in early 2019

Triumph Motorcycles will have a busy month in October 2018. Up first is the unveiling of the 2019 models of the Street Twin and the Street Scrambler at the Intermot Motorcycle Show in Germany. These won’t be new-generation models but instead facelifts of sorts with updates to looks, features and possibly the engine too. The Street Twin first made its debut in 2016 while the Street Scrambler followed a year later. The Street Scrambler could be called as an off-road biased version of the Street Twin and is inspired from the Triumph TR6C Trophy motorcycle, which was ridden by motorcycle acting legend Steve McQueen in ‘The Great Escape’.


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Also Read: Triumph Scrambler 1200 Teased Again

Triumph has released teaser videos for both motorcycles. While the exact details are not out yet, expect the Street Twin to get a bump in engine specifications along with a new LED headlamp and new features. Currently, the 900 cc parallel-twin engine on the Street Twin makes 55 bhp and 76 Nm. The new Street Scrambler on the other hand could get all the updates as the Street Twin and maybe get some updates to its off-road kit as well.

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Apart from these two motorcycles, Triumph will also be unveiling the Scrambler 1200 on October 24, which will be coming to India as well. Triumph has been teasing the Scrambler 1200 for quite some time now. It will use the same 1200 cc parallel-twin engine which does duty on the Bonneville T120, Bonneville Bobber and the Bonneville Speedmaster. Expect the motorcycle to get proper off-road kit as well.

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2019 Ducati Scrambler: All You Need To Know


We tell you everything you need to know about the new and updated 2018 Ducati Scrambler.




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The 2019 Ducati Scrambler could be launched in India in late 2018 or early 2019

It was more than three years ago that the Ducati Scrambler was launched. Tugging at the heart strings of the modern classic enthusiast, the Scrambler was the most affordable Ducati model that you could buy. The downside of being affordable was that the Scrambler missed out on a bunch of electronics and other features. With the 2019 model of the Scrambler being unveiled, Ducati has packed in more features and electronics making the new Scrambler even more desirable. Here is everything you need to know about the bike.

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LED lighting

The 2019 Ducati Scrambler now gets a new headlamp with an LED ring along with new LED turn indicators which are self-cancelling. The tail lamp was already a diffused LED unit. This means that now all lighting elements on the 2019 Scrambler are now LED.

Cosmetic updates

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The 2019 Ducati Scrambler has been quite successful for Ducati with over 55,000 units sold worldwide since its launch. And Ducati has tried to keep the cosmetic updates as minimal as possible in a bid to keep the original flavour of the Scrambler intact. The most noticeable changes are the brushed aluminium finish on the engine covers along with a new muffler cover and tank panels which have been slightly re-designed. The 2019 Scrambler also gets new 10-spoke alloy wheels which are pretty similar to what is offered on the Ducati Scrambler 1100 as well. Additionally, the bike also gets a new colour scheme called ‘Atomic Tangerine’, which could be called a nice shade of orange.

Electronic Updates

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In terms of electronics, the biggest update that the bike gets is the dual-channel cornering ABD from Bosch. Ducati says that the bike will be able to handle panic braking while fully leaned. It always had regular ABS as a standard fitment and now cornering ABS has been added to the list as well.

Revised Ergonomics

Ducati also offers a new seat on the 2019 Scrambler which has a lowered height (798 mm) along with wider and flatter handlebars and revised switchgear which is now more accessible with the thumb when riding.

Other updates

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The 2019 Ducati Scrambler gets few more updates in form of optional Ducati Multimedia system, a new LCD instrumentation console, hydraulic clutch control with adjustable lever along with a renewed suspension setup with a slightly higher ground clearance.

India availability

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The 2019 Ducati Scrambler will be going up on sale in Europe and USA from November 2018 onwards and we can expect it to be launched in India either in late 2018 or early 2019.

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Fly Free Smart Motorcycles Reveals Electric Scrambler


The Smart Desert is a Scrambler-style motorcycle with 1960s design, but is an electric motorcycle which is completely customisable.




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The Smart Desert is a full-electric scrambler motorcycle which is fully customisable

American electric motorcycle manufacturer Fly Free Smart Motorcycles has released details of the first of the company’s three Smart models. The first of the three models will be an electric scrambler motorcycle, called the Smart Desert. And with its flat seat, old-school off-road tyres, narrow wheelbase, exposed skeleton and single headlight, the Smart Desert does look like a bike with its 1960s Scrambler design intact. What is unique about this special scrambler though is that it is fully customisable. There are up to 80 different combinations of colours and accessories to make it completely personalised and unique.

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But it’s a modern electric motorcycle after all. The Smart Desert is fitted with a removable battery that is easy to charge wherever you go. And the battery comes in two range settings – one with a 80 km range, that allows the Smart Desert to reach speeds of around 65 kmph, and a second setting that doubles the range to 160 km, and also allows maximum speed of 80 kmph. The battery takes about 8 hours to be fully charged, and the manufacturer maintains that even after 700 cycles, the battery will maintain 70 per cent of its initial capacity.

Smart Desert Colours from Studio Salens on Vimeo.

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The bike also comes with three riding modes – Eco, City, and Speed – each allowing the rider to choose the level of energy used and accompanying performance from the motor. The Smart Desert will also come with an intelligent key system and this Scrambler is smart-connected too, with a dedicated app that allows riders to connect with a smartphone. So far, the California-headquartered company hasn’t announced pricing and other details, but what has been announced is that interested buyers can pre-book the bike, and a crowdfunding campaign will be organised after the launch of the other two models in the portfolio,

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2019 Ducati Scrambler Revealed – NDTV CarAndBike


The 2019 Ducati Srambler gets subtle cosmetic changes, while there are now more electronics on offer, and improved ergonomics too.




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Visual upgrades are subtle on the 2019 Ducati Scrambler

The Ducati Scrambler has been around since 2015 and the Italian bike maker has just announced its first major upgrade to the funky little motorcycle. The Scrambler 803 for model year 2019 boasts of a host of changes, both cosmetic and electronic, while keeping the unique and distinctive styling intact. The Ducati Scrambler is the bike maker’s entry-level offering and currently also the manufacturer’s most selling offering, with over 56,000 units retailed worldwide since its launch. The Ducati Scrambler became popular for its easy ride-ability and simpler electronics, and the 2019 edition keeps that simplicity intact.

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(The 2019 Ducati Scrambler gets an LED headlamp with a daytime running light)

There are some notable additions this time including cornering ABS, new headlamp cluster with LED daytime running light, and automatic off LED indicators. The 2019 Ducati Scrambler also comes with new ergonomically placed switch gear, while there’s an updated LCD instrument console as well that includes the fuel level gauge.

Visually, the 2019 Ducati Scrambler remains identical to its predecessor with the same chassis, teardrop fuel tank and bright colour options. The aluminium side panels on the fuel tank are thicker though, while the engine is finished in black with brushed cylinder head fins and the you get machine-finished wheels.

Also Read: Ducati Scrambler 1100 Review

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(The LCD dash now includes the fuel level gauge on the 2019 Scrambler)

Ducati has also revised the seat on the 2019 Scrambler to a flatter unit, while the riding position has been changed with high and wide handlebar. The suspension setup has also been tweaked to be more comfortable. In addition, a hydraulic clutch has been added on the new Scrambler for a softer level feel. It can be adjusted now as well.

Lastly, the Ducati Multimedia System has been added to the 2019 Scrambler that can connect a rider’s phone and communications system with the bike, allowing owners to play music, answer phone calls, and talk to a passenger. The updated naked motorcycle will be available in two colours – Atomic Tangerine and 62 Yellow. Both colour schemes feature a black frame with grey trim.

Also Read: Triumph Scrambler 1200 Teased

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(The 2019 Ducati Scrambler is available in 2 colours – Atomic Tangerine & 62 Yellow)

With respect to power, there are no changes with the 803 cc L-Twin, air-cooled engine tuned to produce 75 bhp and 68 Nm of peak torque, while paired with a 6-speed transmission. The bike continues to use USD forks up front and a monoshock suspension setup at the rear.

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The new Ducati Scrambler will be going on sale internationally by November this year, and you can expect the model to arrive in India in early 2019. Meanwhile, Ducati India recently introduced the Scrambler 1100 in the country, which is positioned above the 803 cc version.

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