The All New 2023 Ducati Scrambler Line is A Classic In The Making
2023 introduces one of the biggest updates to the Ducati Scrambler line since its inception some eight years ago. The Scrambler 803 cc model has received a suite of updates while seemingly retaining everything that Scrambler fans have loved. For this year, the Scrambler can be bought in three variations, each similar but with a unique twist – they are the Icon, the Nightshift, and the Full Throttle models.
The 2023 Scrambler uses an updated version of the old 803 cc air-cooled V-Twin that has been found in the bike from the start. Changes to the engine include new casings, which help it to be lighter while staying just as strong as ever. Additionally, the exhaust system and transmission have also been updated. Ducati‘ claims that this power plant produces a 73HP and 48.1 lb-ft of torque. Not earth-shattering numbers in today’s world, but enough to have some fun, no doubt.
While this retro flat track-inspired ride is fairly bare bones, it wouldn’t be an Italian motorcycle without some top-of-the-line goodies. Features on the 2023 Scrambler include but aren’t limited to, a 4.3” TFT colour display, Full LED lighting, and ABS. Each model comes standard with a set of Pirelli rubber wrapped around a 17” wheel in the back and an 18” in the front.
Each of the three model offerings is unique among the 2023 Ducati family, whether it be the flashy Icon, the dark and brooding Nightshift, or the race-inspired Full Throttle.
For starters, the Icon, which is possibly the most basic of the trio, features a comfortable upright seating position, and can be optioned in a total of nine different colour configurations, thanks to three paint colours and six removable “cover kits”.
The Nightshift is the classiest model, featuring dark colours and black accents. The bike comes standard with A drag-style handlebar, bar end mirrors, and unique wire-spoked wheels (compared to the more modern wheels found on the other two bikes). The Nightshift is only available in “Nebula Blue” with a stitched brown leather seat.
The final model is called the Full Throttle, this bike takes clear inspiration from flat track racing, featuring a more aggressive riding position, a sump guard, and a red racing-inspired livery complete with some large racing number side panels, which bear the number 62, an obvious nod to the year the original Ducati Scrambler came out. This model also comes with a Termignoni exhaust silencer and a dual-direction quick shifter, while the other two models can only get those as add-ons.
The 2023 Ducati Scrambler Icon starts at $10,995 USD / $12,995 CAD
The 2023 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift starts at $12,195 USD / $14,095 CAD
The 2023 Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle starts at $12,195 USD / $14,095 CAD.
On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc., so you can read up on the new 2023 Ducati Scrambler Icon/Nightshift/Full Throttle in one place.
- Price: $10,995 USD / $12,995 CAD
- Key Features:
- Three unique models
- 4.5” TFT Display
- Newly updated V-Twin
- Full LED lighting
- Engine: 803cc V-Twin
- Power: 73 hp
- Torque: 48.1 lb-ft
- Weight: 375 lbs (170 kg)
- Seat Height: 31.3 inches (795 mm)
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2023 Ducati Scrambler Icon / Full Throttle / Nightshift Specifications
|Engine||803cc, L-Twin, Desmodromic distribution, 2 valves per cylinder, air cooled|
|Power||73 hp (53.6 kW) @ 8,250 rpm|
|Bore x Stroke||88 x 66 mm|
|Fuel Injection||Electronic fuel injection, 50 mm throttle body with Ride-by-Wire system|
|Exhaust||Stainless steel muffler with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes, aluminium tail pipes|
|Torque||48.1 lb-ft (65.2 Nm) @ 7,000 rpm|
|Clutch||Hydraulically controlled slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch|
|Final Drive||Chain, front spocket 15, rear sprocket 46|
|Suspension Front||Upside down Kayaba 41 mm fork|
|Suspension Rear||Kayaba rear shock, pre-load adjustable|
|Brakes Front||Ø330 mm disc, radial 4-piston calliper with Bosch Cornering ABS as standard equipment|
|Brakes Rear||Ø245 mm disc, 1-piston floating calliper with Bosch Cornering ABS as standard equipment|
|Tires Front||Pirelli MT 60 RS 110/80 R18|
|Tires Rear||Pirelli MT 60 RS 180/55 R17|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||13,5 l (3,57 US gal)|
|Color||Orange, Red, Black|
|Wheelbase||1.449 mm (57 in)|
|Seat Height||795 mm (31.3 in)
810 mm (31.9 in) with high seat accessory
780 mm (30.7 in) with low seat accessory
|Dry Weight||170 kg (375 lb)|
|Warranty||24 months, Unlimited mileage|
2023 Ducati Scrambler Icon / Full Throttle / Nightshift Features
The Cornering ABS reduces the risk of crashing under emergency braking when the bike is leaning, increasing safety in critical conditions.
Adjustable at 4 levels of intervention that are already calibrated and can be turned off.
The introduction of the ride-by-wire allows to have two Riding Modes, Road and Sport.
2023 Ducati Scrambler Icon / Full Throttle / Nightshift Photos
2023 Ducati Scrambler Icon / Full Throttle / Nightshift Videos
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