Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon Review Specs

Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon Review Specs
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The new Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon is another impressive Ducati Scrambler which highlights the legacy of Ducati Brand. This year the scrambler icon must be the starting point for those who want to express themselves. It is famous for its comfortable riding position as mentioned in a comparison between Ducati Scrambler Icon vs Yamaha FZ-07 vs Triumph Street Twin. It comes with an outstanding steel teardrop tank having an interchangeable aluminum side panels. The Ducati engineers have kept the seat height of about 790 mm to ensure an ultimate level of comfort for both rider and passenger. This scrambler contains the number of features including the wide handlebar, headlight with glass lens and LED guide-light with Dual Sports wheels. The new Ducati 2018 Icon Scrambler is available in three color options i.e. 62 Yellow, Silver Ice and Ducati Red and its review with pictures are given below.

Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon

Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon – Specifications

Engine

The new Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon features the powerful 803cc L-Twin cylinder desmodromic air-cooled 803 cc engine. It contains an outstanding bore to stroke and compression ratios. Like the 2018 Ducati 1100 Sports Scrambler, its engine has been carefully designed to deliver the best performance under all conditions. The scrambler features the latest electronic fuel injection having the throttle bodies of 50 mm. The latest exhaust system contains the single stainless steel muffler with an aluminum silencer cover. The new catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes come as standard. The engine has been approved by Euro 4 standard and it is safe to use. The six-speed gearbox ensures to provide the better gear shifting experience. The clutch contains the APTC wet multi-plate with the mechanical control.

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Chassis

The new Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon features an incredibly slim and strong chassis. The overall design is been dominated by an aluminum fuel tank covers and aluminum belt covers. The new teardrop steel fuel tank with the fuel capacity of 13.5 liters always demands another look. The overall design is kept similar to the older models like 2015 Ducati Scrambler Icon. The latest round headlight with the LED ring looks amazing and it provides the bright light. The handlebar is kept high and wide so that one can have an excellent maneuvering experience. An aluminum stripe under the seat, under seat USB and passenger grab rail, comes as standard. The seat height is kept low at 760 mm and is comfort offering plenty of space for movement. The new tech LED tail light is another trademark and LCD dashboard is now integrated with an aluminum cover.

Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon
The new Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon features the lightweight and light alloy 10-spoke wheels with the front of 18-inch and rear of 17-inch. This scrambler features the latest Pirelli dual sports tires. The solo Kayaba shock absorber with the preload regulation while the semi-floating mono disc has been radially mounted. The latest Monoblok Brembo caliper 4-piston and ABS come as standard

Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon – Technical Specifications

Engine

Type L-Twin, Desmodromic distribution, 2-valve-per-cylinder, air cooled
Displacement 803 cc
Bore x stroke 88 mm x 66 mm
Compression ratio 11:1
Power 54 kW (73 hp) at 8,250 RPM
Torque 67 Nm (49 lb-ft) at 5,750 RPM
Fuel injection Electronic fuel injection, 50 mm throttle body
Exhaust Exhaust system with single stainless steel muffler, aluminum silencer cover, catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes
Standard Euro 4
Emissions and Consumption CO2 5.0 l/100 km – 117 g/km

Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon Specs

Transmission

Gearbox 6 speed
Ratio 1=32/13 2=30/18 3=28/21 4=26/23 5=22/22 6=24/26
Primary drive Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.85:1
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 46
Clutch APTC wet multi-plate with mechanical control

Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon Specs

Chassis

Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame
Front suspension Upside down Kayaba 41 mm fork
Front wheel travel 150 mm (5.9 inches)
Front wheel 10-spoke in light alloy, 3.00″ x 18″
Front tire Pirelli MT 60 RS 110/80 R18
Rear suspension Kayaba rear shock, pre-load, and rebound adjustable. Aluminium double-sided swingarm
Rear wheel travel 150 mm (5.9 inches)
Rear wheel 10-spoke in light alloy, 5.50″ x 17″
Rear tire Pirelli MT 60 RS 180/55 R17
Front brake 330 mm disc, radial 4-piston caliper with ABS as standard equipment
Rear brake 245 mm disc, 1-piston floating caliper with ABS as standard equipment

Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon Specs

Dimensions

Wheelbase 1.445 mm (56.9 inches)
Rake 24°
Trail 112 mm (4.4 inches)
Total steering lock 35°
Fuel tank capacity 13.5 L – 3.57 gallons (US)
Dry weight 170 kg (375 lb)
Wet weight 186 kg (410 lb)
Seat height 790 mm (31.1 inches) – low seat 770 mm (30.3 inches) and high 810 mm (31.9 inches) available as an accessory
Max height 1.150 mm (45.3 inches) / brake reservoir
Max Width 845 mm (33.3 inches) / mirrors
Max length 2.100 – 2.165 mm (82.7 – 85.2 inches)
Number of seats Dual seat

Equipment

Standard Equipment Steel tank with interchangeable aluminum side panels, headlight with the glass lens, LED light-guide and an interchangeable aluminum cover, LED rear light with diffusion-light, LCD instruments with an interchangeable aluminum cover, machine-finished aluminum belt covers, under-seat storage compartment with  USB socket
Warranty – Maintenance service intervals – Valve clearance check 24 months unlimited mileage – 12,000 km (7.500 m) / 12 months – 12,000 km (7.500 m)

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Conclusion

This article is about the review of new Ducati 2018 Scrambler Icon and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. This Ducati scrambler comes with the powerful and responsive engine. The chassis is slim and light in weight offering an outstanding riding experience. This scrambler comes in three different color options and is considered an ideal when it comes to customization.

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