2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler Review

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler Review
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The new 2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler has recently been launched for those riders who want an adventurous ride with style. Its engine has been optimized to provide an ultimate performance of all time. The chassis features the classic and attractive look and overall design has been dominated by black spoke wheels, chrome exhaust, and an aluminum mudguards. Its dedicated color combination i.e. Custom Grey and the beautiful tank side panel in an anodized aluminum enhances its overall look. There is also a unique setup for this version topped off by the brushed swinging arm and low handlebars having variable width and an exclusive seat upholstery. The review of new 2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler with its specifications and pictures are given below.

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler – Features

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler

Engine

The new 2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler features the powerful 1,079cc, L-Twin Desmodromic engine having 2-valve per cylinders. The temperature of the engine is maintained by the air-cooled system. It comes with an incredible bore to stroke ratio i.e. 98 mm and 71 mm respectively. The latest fuel injection system has been used featuring the throttle bodies of 55 mm and Ride-by-Wire like used in 2018 Ducati 1100 Scrambler. The exhaust system contains the new catalytic converter with 2 lambda probes, twin stainless steel muffler, and aluminum covers. It comes with 6-speed transmission delivering the best gear ratios and power is delivered with the help of chain to the rear wheel. The latest wet multi-plate clutch gives an outstanding control override.

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler

Chassis

The new 2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler features the latest tubular steel Trellis frame, which is lightweight and compact. The overall design is kept aggressive and is dominated by attractive colors. The front suspension consists up of Marzocchi which is fully adjustable and it contains the fork of 45mm while the rear suspension features Kayaba monoshock preload and rebound adjustable. The latest spoked aluminum wheel is being used for both front and rear. The knobby like Pirelli MT 60 RS 120/70 ZR18 while the rear tire has Pirelli MT 60RS 180/55 ZR17. The dual semi-floating discs brakes are being used with radially attached Brembo Monobloc and four-piston floating calipers. The rear braking system consists up of single piston floating calipers with Bosch Cornering and ABS as a standard equipment.

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler – Technical Specifications

Engine

Type L-Twin, Desmodromic distribution, 2-valve per cylinder, air-cooled
Displacement 1,079 cc
Bore x stroke 98 mm x 71 mm
Compression ratio 11:1
Power 63 kW (86 hp) at 7,500 RPM
Torque 88 Nm (65 lb-ft, 9.0 kgm) at 4,750 RPM
Fuel injection Electronic fuel injection, Ø55 mm throttle body with full Ride-by-Wire (RbW)
Exhaust 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes, twin stainless steel muffler with aluminum covers and end caps

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler Specs

Transmission

Gearbox 6 speed
Ratio 1=37/15 2=30/17 3=28/20 4=26/22 5=24/23 6=23/24
Primary drive Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.85:1
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 39
Clutch Light action, wet, multi-plate clutch with hydraulic control. Self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler Specs

Chassis

Frame Tubular steel Trellis
Front suspension Marzocchi fully adjustable Ø45 mm usd fork
Front wheel travel 150 mm (5.9 inches)
Front wheel Spoked aluminum wheel, 3.50″ x 18″
Front tire Pirelli MT 60 RS 120/70 ZR18
Rear suspension Kayaba monoshock, pre-load, and rebound adjustable
Rear wheel travel 150 mm (5.9 inches)
Rear wheel Spoked aluminum wheel, 5.50″ x 17″
Rear tire Pirelli MT 60 RS 180/55 ZR17
Front brake 2 x Ø320 mm semi-floating discs, radially attached Brembo Monobloc M4.32 calipers, 4 pistons, axial pump with the Bosch Cornering ABS as standard equipment
Rear brake Ø245 mm disc, solo piston floating caliper with the Bosch Cornering ABS as standard equipment

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler Specs

Dimensions

Wheelbase 1,514 mm (59.6 inches)
Rake 24.5°
Trail 111 mm (4.4 inches)
Total steering lock 34°
Fuel tank capacity 15 liters – (3.96 US gallons)
Dry weight 194 kg (428 lb)
Wet weight 211 kg (465 lb)
Seat height 810 mm (31.9 inches)
Max height 1,290 mm (50.7 inches)
Max Width 920 mm (36.2 inches)
Max length 2,190 mm (86.0 inches)
Number of seats Dual seat

Equipment

Standard equipment Riding Modes, Power Modes, LED rear light with diffusion-light, Ducati Safety Pack (Cornering ABS + DTC), Machine-finished aluminum belt covers, RbW, LED light-guide, LCD instruments with gear and fuel level indications, Steel tank with interchangeable aluminum side panels, Under-seat storage compartment with USB socket
Special equipment Low handlebar, Front and rear aluminum mudguards, Black spoked wheels, Dedicated seat fabric, Anodized aluminum fuel tank side covers, Chromed exhaust pipes, Double swingarm with brushed surface finishing,
Color Custom Grey

Warranty and Maintenance

Warranty 24 months unlimited mileage
Maintenance service intervals 12,000 km (7,500 mi) / 12 months
Valve clearance check 12,000 km (7,500 mi)

2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler

Conclusion

This article is about the review of new 2018 1100 Special Ducati Scrambler and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. It is really an impressive scrambler bike featuring the number of quality components to ensure an ultimate performance. The overall chassis structure is kept aggressive while an attractive color combination makes it even more attractive. The knobby tires have the ability to give an incredible riding experience to anywhere. The suspension and braking system gives an ultimate level of confidence which is backed by ABS.

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