Ducati India is going to launch the Scrambler 1100 on 27th of August. The new Scrambler from Ducati might cost around INR 11 lakhs (Ex-Showroom) for the base variant. After launch, this new scrambler will be the flagship offering of Ducati’s Scrambler sub-brand.

Although there are some change in the Scrambler 1100 like the under-seat-twin exhaust, the majority of the design remains the same as the entry-level Scrambler. Also, the engine and alternator cover on the new Scrambler get an aluminium finish. The instrument cluster is also new and the new Scrambler might also receive a suite of electronics such as traction control, ABS and riding modes.

The engine on the new Scrambler is a 1079 cc, air-cooled, Desmodromic L-twin. The peak power of 86 bhp arrives at 7500 rpm and the peak torque of 88 Nm at a low 4750 rpm. The power is transmitted to the rear-wheel via a 6-speed gearbox complete with a slipper clutch. Braking duties are handled by twin 320 mm discs and Brembo M4.32 monobloc calipers. The Scrambler 1100 sport gets Ohlins fully adjustable suspensions, both front and rear whereas the other variants make do with Kayaba units.

The Scrambler 1100 has rivals in the form of the BMW R NineT Scrambler and the Kawasaki Z900 RS. But the peeps at Triumph have also been teasing a Scrambler 1200 the global debut of which is on the 24th of October which might bring some tough competition to the Ducati Scrambler 1100.