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Ducati India on Friday announced the new BS 6-compliant Scrambler range of bikes in the country. The new models consist of the MY21 Scrambler Icon, Scrambler Icon Dark and Scrambler 1100 Dark Pro at 8.49 lakh, 7.99 lakh, and 10.99 lakh, respectively ( ex-showroom)

The updated MY21 Ducati Scrambler lineup gets new paint schemes, some new features and BS 6-compliant powertrains. Ducati says that the new lineup ‘completes the Scrambler ‘Land of Joy’ in India’.

As for the changes, the Scrambler Icon gets updates like an all-new Daytime Running Light headlight, steel teardrop fuel tank with interchangeable aluminium side panels, softer-feel hydraulic clutch control etc.

It is now available in a special “Ducati Red” paint scheme alongside the classic ’62 yellow’ colour featuring black frame and black seat. As for the engine, there is an 803 cc air-cooled L-twin engine with BS 6-compatibility.

As for the Scrambler Icon Dark, it is the most affordable of the trio and has been given a specific ‘Matte Black’ paint scheme which is exclusive to the bike. It also comes with a completely black dipped frame and seat with grey rims.

Finally, the top-of-the-line Scrambler 1100 Dark PRO, in the words of the bike maker Ducati is an ‘elegant, pure and completely customizable bike’ which is now available in a ‘Dark Stealth’ livery.

While it boasts a similar design as the lower models in the range, it differs in terms of mechanicals as its has a 1,079 cc engine and offers a number of electronic features including Ducati Traction Control (DTC) and Cornering ABS. There are also three standard Riding Modes (Active, Journey and City).

Mr. Bipul Chandra, Managing Director of Ducati India commenting on the announcement said, “The Scrambler Icon and Icon Dark which are now BS6 compliant also gets a retuned suspension setup which makes it ideal for daily use. I am certain that new as well as seasoned riders will appreciate these changes.

For the purists, we are also launching the Scrambler 1100 Dark Pro, which takes the elements that make the Scrambler range such a joy to ride, a notch above. The new chassis and the Dark Stealth paint job makes the 1100 Dark Pro as good to look at as it is to ride. We can’t wait for people to try our first offerings for 2021 that are meant to be ridden hard, and ridden far!”

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