This year at EICMA(Milan Motorcycle Show), Ducati unveiled seven motorcycles for 2016. Among seven launches, they added two new version to the existing four of the Scrambler. The CEO of Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A., Claudio Domenicali commented how well Ducati perfomed in the year 2015 and how dyanmic sales of Ducati Scrambler was one of the major reason of the company’s recent resurgence which crossed 50,000 in number.
The two Scrambler launches of Ducati i.e. Scrambler Flat Track Pro and Scrambler Sixty2, the Scrambler Sixty2 is being highly anticipated. Scambler Sixty2 is the lowest capacity bike in Ducati’s machinery as that will be soon available in 400cc engine. The new 400cc version of Scrambler is being designated with the word Sixty2 to give a tribute to the most important year of Scrambler history as first Scrambler was launched in the year 1962.
The Sixty2 is brought into market keeping in mind the prospect bikers, youth who are music, food and street culture enthusiast. The Sixty2 has same design that of 800cc Scrambler with minimal changes which will place it as the cheapest motorbike in Ducati’s entire collection of machines. The bike is assumed to be launched in India soon as the most affordable motorbike in india priced 4-5 lakh.
The motorcycle is powered by 399cc Desmodronic air-cooled engine that develops 41hp. The motorcycle will weigh 167kg and the new Scrambler will feature ABS as standard. Rest of the detailsare not disclosed yet.
The smaller Scrambler is definitely for emerging market of Ducati and in all probability India entry is not far.