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2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Review Specs Price

The new 2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled is designed for intrepid explorers who thrive on the challenge of fewer traveled byways and offbeat communities in California and New Mexico. In a unique blend of off-road attitude and lifestyle values, this simple yet spacious Scrambler model offers something exceptional.

2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled – Features and Specs

New livery

The new “Sparking Blue” livery has a blue background with red and white highlights on the tank and mudguards. This livery, inspired by 1980s Enduro bikes, looks great with the 2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled’s classic black frame and golden wheels, and together they make an unequivocal statement about the bike’s intended use.

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Premium LED Lighting

LED daytime running lights and a tempered glass lens. LED indicators for directional movement.

Off-road setting

A raised mudguard in front. Rear fender extension. Plate-height plate-holder. Cross-sectional handlebars of varying sizes. Adjustable Kayaba suspensions include 200mm of travel and 46mm of fork travel offering better performance than 2022 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled.

2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

Pirelli Scorpion™ Rally ST tires

Use front 120/70 R 19 M/C 60V M+S TL and rear 170/60 R 17 M/C 72V M+S TL tires for optimum performance on off-road and enduro street terrain.

Brand new seat

A designated 860mm seat height for riders.

Optimize riding experience & safety.

Fit for use with the Ducati Multimedia System: fuel level and gear selection indicator. Control is on the handlebar switch. A moveable lever operates the hydraulic clutch—a dual-channel Bosch cornering ABS.

2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled – Price

The new 2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled is available at $12,595 only.

2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled – Technical Specifications


Type L-Twin, Desmodromic distribution, air-cooled, two valves-per-cylinder
Displacement 803cc
Bore x stroke 88mm x 66mm
Compression ratio 11:1
Power 73 hp (53,6 kW) 8250 rpm/min
Torque 6,7 Kgm (66,2 Nm) at 5750 rpm
Fuel injection Electronic fuel injection, 50 mm throttle body
Exhaust Stainless steel muffler featuring the catalytic converter and two lambda probes, aluminum tail pipes

Emission Standards

Standard Euro-5
Consumption – Emissions 5,4 l/100 km – CO2 124 g/km

2023 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled


Gearbox Six speed
Primary drive Straight cut gears, Ratio 1,85:1
Final drive Chain, front sprocket 15 & rear sprocket 46
Clutch Hydraulically controlled slipper & self-servo wet multi-plate clutch


Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame
Front Suspension 46mm fully adjustable usd forks
Front-wheel travel 200 mm (7,9 in)
Front-wheel Spoked aluminum wheel 3,00″ x 19″
Front tire Pirelli SCORPION™ RALLY STR 120/70 R19
Rear Suspension Kayaba rear shock, pre-load, and rebound adjustable. Aluminium double-sided swingarm
Rear wheel travel 200 mm (5,9 in)
Rear wheel Spoked aluminum wheel 4,50″ x 17″
Rear tire Pirelli SCORPION™ RALLY STR 170/60 R17
Front brake Ø330 mm disc, radial 4-piston caliper featuring Bosch Cornering ABS as standard equipment
Rear brake Ø245 mm disc, 1-piston floating caliper featuring Bosch Cornering ABS as standard equipment
Dashboard LCD


Wheelbase 1.505 mm (59.3 in)
Rake 24°
Trail 112 mm (4,4 in)
Total steering lock 35°
Fuel tank capacity 13,5 l – 3,57 gallon (US)
Dry weight 193 kg (425,5 lb)
Wet weight 209 kg (460,8 lb)
Seat height 860 mm (33,9 in) – low seat 840 mm (33,0 in) available as an accessory
Max height 1.213 mm (47,8 in) (brake reservoir)
Max width 940 mm (37,0 in) (mirrors)
Max length 2.200 mm (86,6 in)
Number of seats Dual seat


Standard equipment Steel tank featuring interchangeable aluminum side panels, LED rear light including diffusion-light, headlight with DRL by LED light-guide and interchangeable aluminum cover, ABS cornering, LED turn indicator, LCD instruments with gear and fuel level indications and interchangeable aluminum cover, under-seat storage compartment with USB socket, machine-finished aluminum belt covers, black engine with brushed fins.
Details 24 months unlimited mileage
Servicing 12,000 km (7.500 mi) / 12 months
Checking valve clearance 12,000 km (7.500 mi)

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