KUALA LUMPUR: The highly-anticipated Ducati Scrambler 1100 was launched to great fanfare by its sole distributor Next Bike Sdn Bhd at the 7th Annual Art Of Speed here.
Naza Corp Holdings group CEO (automotive group) Datuk Samson Anand George said the Scrambler 1100 aims to meet the needs of the most demanding motorbike enthusiasts, infusing more fun, style and freedom that has been the cornerstone trademark of the Scrambler.
“Global sales for the Scrambler have soared past the 46,000 units mark since its first introduction in 2015 and now, the Ducati Scrambler 1100’s arrival in Malaysia completes our Scrambler line-up offering here where the full range of Scramblers is now available through Ducati Malaysia,” he said.
The Ducati Scrambler 1100 is priced (on-the-road without insurance at zero-GST) at RM83,000 for the Special variant and RM85,000 for the Sport.
Buyers also enjoy the Ducati Smart Service Programme, a two-year free service for parts and lubricants, or up to 30,000km including Desmodromic service as well as a two-year unlimited mileage warranty.
Also, those who place a booking from now till next Sunday – at the Art Of Speed this weekend held at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang, right up to the Ducati Reddest Weekend – will enjoy a special SST (sales and service tax) exemption.
The Scrambler 1100 Special variant, being a contemporary classic, draws inspiration from the custom world while the Sports variant is the Ducati Scrambler’s interpretation of muscle bike heritage.
An improvement on the Monster 1100 engine, both the Scrambler 1100 variants are powered by a Euro 4 compliant 1,079cc L-twin two-valve engine.
The gearbox, meanwhile, is a six-speed unit and safety features such as Bosch 9.1 MP Cornering ABS and Ducati Traction Control (DTC), a first in the Scrambler family of bikes, to provide better safety on the road. The Special variant has a Custom Grey colour while the Sport comes in Viper Black.
The Scrambler 1100 also sees the introduction of accessories and a dedicated apparel line specifically designed for the range that includes a leather jacket, a fabric jacket and an open-face helmet co-produced with California-based Roland Sands Design.
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