The Ducati brand is well-known when someone talks about best scrambler bikes. This year, the Ducati brand has launched the new Ducati Classic 2018 Scrambler with the aim of giving the latest technology in an old designed bike. The brand has maintained the classic design of the scrambler but used the latest technology that ensures to give an outstanding performance in all conditions. This scrambler is characterized by its unique and refined appearance and powerful engine. The seat design has been carefully designed to give sporty and comfortable riding position. The latest aluminum front and rear mudguards, with the spoke wheels, add another level of aesthetic to its overall look. The new Ducati Classic 2018 Scrambler is available in two color options i.e. Orange Sunshine and Sugar White color combination. The full review of Ducati Classic 2018 Scrambler with its pictures and specifications are given below.
Ducati Classic 2018 Scrambler – Features and Specifications
The new Ducati Classic 2018 Scrambler comes with quite a powerful 803 cc L-Twin cylinder air-cooled desmodromic engine. The bore to stroke ratios has been carefully set and managed to achieve better performance i.e. 88mm and 66mm respectively. This engine has the ability to deliver the maximum power of 54kW at 8,250 rpm while the maximum torque is about 67Nm at just 5,750 rpm.
The new aluminum heat covers to protect the engine from any damage. The latest electronic fuel injection containing the throttle bodies of 50mm have been used. The latest exhaust system is available with the solo stainless muffler containing an aluminum silencer cover and catalytic converter having 2 lambda probes like in 2018 Ducati Street Classic Scrambler. The new Ducati Classic 2018 Scrambler comes with an efficient 6-speed gearbox that provides amazing gear shifting experience. This engine complies with the strict Euro 4 emission standards.
The new Ducati Classic 2018 Scrambler comes with most attractive and strong chassis of all times. The latest teardrop steel fuel tank comes with the fuel carrying capacity of 13.5 liters with an attractive aluminum fuel tank covers on it. The new vintage seat ensures to have a comfortable ride while it enables the rider to maximum movement when riding off-road. The use of latest spooked wheels i.e. 18 inches of front and 17 inches of rear ensure that rider can enjoy better grip over all kinds of surfaces.
The latest Pirelli dual sports tires give better traction for excellent control. The new and round headlight with LED ring on it not only adds to its beauty but ensure to have better light output. The use of high and wide handlebar gives better handling experience of all times. The new aluminum strip has been used under its seat for better look plus there is the passenger grab rail as well. The suspension system has been optimized with single Kayaba shock absorber and preload regulation. The latest semi-floating mono disc radially attached monobloc Brembo caliper 4-piston have been used in its braking system while the ABS comes as standard. The latest LCD dashboard is integrated with an interchangeable aluminum cover. There is the facility of USB for charging mobile device under a seat. The new tech LED rear light to ensure to have better output. The number plate holder is according to the required of scrambler style.
Ducati Classic 2018 Scrambler – Technical Specifications
|Type||All-new L-Twin, Desmodromic distribution, 2-valve-per-cylinder, Air cooled|
|Bore x stroke||88 mm x 66 mm|
|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 having solo stainless steel muffler, aluminum silencer cover, catalytic converter containing 2 lambda probes|
|Emissions and Consumption CO2||5.0 l/100 km – 117 g/km|
|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|
|Frame||The tubular steel Trellis frame|
|Front suspension||Upside down Kayaba 41 mm fork|
|Front wheel travel||150 mm (5.9 inches)|
|Front wheel||Spoked aluminum wheels, 3.00″ x 18″|
|Front tire||Pirelli MT 60 RS 110/80 R18|
|Rear suspension||Kayaba rear shock, pre-load, and rebound adjustable. Aluminum double-sided swingarm|
|Rear wheel travel||150 mm (5.9 inches)|
|Rear wheel||Spoked aluminum wheels, 5.50″ x 17″|
|Rear tire||Pirelli MT 60 RS 180/55 R17|
|Front brake||330 mm disc, radial 4-piston caliper having ABS as a standard equipment|
|Rear brake||245 mm disc, 1-piston floating caliper having ABS as a standard equipment|
|Wheelbase||1.445 mm (56.9 inches)|
|Trail||112 mm (4.4 inches)|
|Total steering lock||35°|
|Fuel tank capacity||13.5 L – 3.57 gallons (US)|
|Dry weight||176.5 kg (389 lb)|
|Wet weight||192.5 kg (424 lb)|
|Seat height||790 mm (31.1 inches)|
|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|
|Standard Equipment||Steel tank containing interchangeable aluminum side panels, LED light-guide and interchangeable aluminum cover, headlight containing the glass lens, LCD instruments with interchangeable aluminum cover, LED rear light having diffusion-light, machine-finished aluminum belt covers, new under-seat storage compartment with the USB socket|
|Classic Equipment||Front and rear aluminum mudguards, vintage design seat, fuel tank having the black stripe, high plate support, dedicated logo|
|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)|
This article is about the review of new Ducati Classic 2018 Scrambler and it is covered under the best review site www.bikescatalog.com. This Ducati Scrambler features the powerful 803 cc engine that makes it powerful and enables it to deliver massive power under all conditions. The new chassis is kept attractive, strong and slim that helps in overall maneuvering to gain stability. The latest suspension system and braking system ensure to have better performance under all conditions. The use of latest tires and wheels guarantee to achieve better traction and grip overall rough and slippery terrains as well.