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2015 Ducati Scrambler Comes in Four Flavors at EICMA 2014, Ugly Plastics Included

As we're "scrambling" around all sort of sport and supersport bikes here at EICMA, we stumbled upon Ducati's pen, a bikemaker that's also trying to bring back the not-that-expensive segment and has revived one of the iconic bikes of the past. Still, as we’re living post-modern times, surfacing only one Scrambler was a really risky job, especially because of the special nature of the bike and its blunt “love or hate” attire.
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Somebody at Ducati came up with a very smart idea to deliver not one or two Scramblers, but 4 different versions. Of course, all of them would be almost identical as far as the tech specs and generic platform are concerned, but the different vibes would come from various color and shape manipulations and bolt-on accessories.Scrambler Icon
Arriving in yellow and red, this Scrambler can be recognized as the base model of the new line-up. Simplist and almost minimalist, the Icon comes with brushed aluminium plates adorning the teardrop steel tank, Pirelli dual-sport tires and aluminium belt covers. The bars are high and wide, offering great maneuverability both on asphalt and in the dirt. The classic round headlight comes with a 4-segment LED “angel eye” ring and dark yellow turn signals.Scrambler Urban Enduro
This version epitomizes the off-road edge of the Scrambler. Arriving in green and with a distinctive all-retro tabbed seat, the bike can be recognized by its tall front fender, an unmistakable attribute of dirt machines. The upside-down fork comes with protectors, and the headlight has a wire mesh guard, as well.

The red X on the tank is complemented by aggressive mirrors, and an off-road handlebar with a cross strut. And because the Urban has an Enduro attached to it, Ducati equipped the bike with wire spoked wheels, making recognizing it a breeze.Scrambler Classic
Wire wheels for the Classic version of the Scrambler - definitely a way to hark back to the 60’s. The classic went for a traditional aluminium rear mudguard. It is no longer attached to the swingarm but starts under the seat and creates a big arch to leave plenty of room for the suspension travel, and has a plate holder at the end. The seat is also boasting retro looks.Scrambler Full Throttle
The Full Throttle is definitely the most aggressive Scrambler around. Ducati has painted it in matte black and added several yellow accents to make it stand from the crowd even better. The cast wheels are back, just like the swingarm-mounted rear mudguard. The seat has a more modern line and is inspired from the racing units. The shorty front fender also has a yellow racing stripe to match those on the tank.

Full Throttle comes with flat track-inspired bars and a sporty tail section emphasizing the all-new LED tail light. Still, one of the main attractions is the dual Termignoni exhaust.

All Scramblers come with an underseat USB connector for recharging your gadgets, and interchangeable aluminium covers for the LCD gauge. The bikes share the updated Monster 796 engine which can produce 75 hp at 8,250 rpm and 68 Nm (50 lb-ft) at 5,750 revs. The EFI system uses 50mm throttle bodies for great fuel efficiency and Euro3 compliance.

And just like Harley did with its Street 750, Ducati kept the price down at €8,340 (without taxes) for the Icon version by fitting some cheaper materials here and there. The other verisons, which start at €9,640 come with the same things, and you can notice the rough plastic switchgear on the handlebars, the grips and other rough moldings here and there in the gallery bellow.

 
 
 
 
 

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