Upcoming Ducati Bikes in India 2020
Ducati makes some of the most gorgeous looking motorcycles on the planet, and to go with it is the performance-packed V-twin motor. The Ducati Panigale V2 is the brand's first BS6 motorcycle to have been introduced in India, but there are some other models on the cards that will meet the new BS6 emission norms. We shortlist three motorcycles that are coming: the BS6 Multistrada, Scrambler 800 and Scrambler 1100.
1) Ducati Scrambler 800
Expected Price: ₹ 7- 9 lakh
Expected Launch: November
Ducati Bikes will soon launch the BS6 version of the Scrambler 800. It is expected to come in three versions: Icon, Desert Sled and Cafe Racer. Some of the features include cornering ABS that allows the dual-channel system to work in a better manner when cornering. It is also the most affordable motorcycle to feature this technology. It also boasts of 10-spoke alloy wheels and a flatter seat. The updated Scramblers also sport updates to the instrument console, with better quality switchgear and adjustable levers. The Desert Sled also features an off-road mode too. Expect the new models to come with Ducati's Multimedia System that provides Bluetooth connectivity. These Scrambler models come powered by an 803cc, L-twin engine that makes 72bhp and 67Nm of torque. The Desert Sled gets a cross-strut on the handlebar, a bigger mudguard and front stem protectors.
2) Ducati Scrambler 1100 Pro
Expected Price: ₹ 10 - 12 lakh
Expected Launch: October
Expect the Ducati Scrambler 1100 Pro to go on sale soon. The Pro and Sport Pro versions are being expected. This will be Ducati's second model to feature an updated BS6-compliant engine, after the Panigale V2. The Scrambler 1100 variants share the same trellis frame and are based on the same platform. Nestled in the frame is a 1079cc, air-cooled, L-twin that produces 84bhp and 88Nm of torque. The bikes also features updated exhaust systems. The Sport Pro will be sold in a matte black paint option, a new seat and a repositioned number plate holder. The Sport Pro gets lower handlebars, premium Ohlins suspension, and cafe racer-style bar-end mirrors, while the Pro features a Marzocchi front fork and a Kayaba monoshock at the rear. A host of safety features include Bosch cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Control and three riding modes: City, Active and Journey.
3) Ducati Multistrada S
Expected Price: ₹ 14 - 15 lakh
Expected Launch: October
The Multistrada 950 S is the top-spec variant of the 950. It features Ducati Skyhook Suspension. It also sports an LED headlamp, cruise control, a hydraulic clutch, bi-directional quickshifter, 5.0-inch TFT screen and backlit switchgear. Styling-wise, the 950 S looks identical to the standard variant but gets a new fairing. The trellis frame gets a red finish, while the alloys are new and the exhaust is slightly bigger. The bike is powered by a 937cc, V-twin motor that produces 111bhp and 96Nm of torque, paired to a 6-speed transmission. Also, grab the latest info on the upcoming bikes, only at autoX.