FIRST LOOK: 2023 Ducati Scrambler 

The final episode of the Ducati World Premiere 2023 takes us to the Land of Joy with the unveiling of the next-gen Ducati Scrambler. 

  • 2023 Ducati Scrambler features three variant; Full Throttle, Icon and Nightshift.
  • All three models gained ride-by-wire functionality and selectable riding modes. 

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. 

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). 

Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle

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. 

Ducati Scrambler Nightshift

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. 

Ducati Scrambler Icon

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. 

A passionate football fan and anything two-wheels. He likes to commute on his 150cc scooter on a daily basis and occasionally takes a long trip with his 750cc machine just to "tapau" his favourite "roti canai". With a journalism background, he likes to write as much as he rides.

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