Ducati Malaysia officially introduced the next-generation Ducati Scrambler 800 for the local market.
- Available in three variants, Icon, Full Throttle and Nightshift the new Scrambler is set to take the Land of Joy to new heights.
- While we may call it the next-gen, the latest Scrambler range received a small technical updates and stylistic changes across all three models; Icon, Full Throttle and Nightshift.
As matter of fact, the 2023 Scrambler range continue to feature the same two-cylinder Desmodue engine albeit with a smaller clutch and alternator cover featuring an “X” logo.
The clutch now features eight disc, ensuring a smoother and lighter gear change during the pull of the lever.
That said, the engine is now 2.5kg lighter than the previous generation which contributed to a total weight loss of 4kg.
Here’s our review of the 2023 Ducati Scrambler:
Ducati also claimed that the new Scrambler is sportier thanks to new rear subframe that is now separated from the main frame, while bearing-mounted shift drum contributes to a smoother shifts.
Meanwhile, all three range now features ride-by-wire, Ducati Traction Control and two selectable riding modes; Road and Wet and a redesigned fuel tank. Additionally, the motorcycle also equipped with Cornering ABS and a quickshifter (only available on the Full Throttle trim).
Scrambler Full Throttle – RM69,900
The Scrambler Full Throttle is the creme de la creme across all three variants of the Scrambler family.
Firstly, it is the only model in the range to feature a quickshifter as standard.
In addition, the model also features the number #62 as a nod to the original scrambler introduced in 1962, a flat-track skid plate. sportier style seat, with a race-inspired GP19 Red/Dark Steath livery, shorterfront mudguard,red wheel tags and Termignoni exhaust.
Scrambler Nightshift – RM69,900
The Nightshift continue its elegant design and ergonomics from the previous generation. The cafe racer-style Scrambler gets side number plates, minimal front mudguard and a small LED indicators.
New for 2023 is an all-blacked out spoke wheels, flat-set handlebars and bar-end mirrors.
Scrambler Icon – RM62,900
The Icon is the most customizable among the three with the headlight covers, wheel tags and mudguards are all replaceable.
There are now six new exciting colours and nine liveries to choose from. Ergonomically, the Icon features lower handlebar and tapered seat.
According to Ducati Malaysia, the fist delivery will commence in October.