Revellers at 2012 World Ducati Week got a surprise treat with defending World Superbike Champion Carlos Checa completing an unscheduled test of the WSBK-spec Ducati 1199 Panigale. The Althea Ducati racer has ridden the production version of the Panigale but this marked his first test of the WSBK-spec version. His maiden ride of the WSBK […]
2015 Ducati Scrambler Spied + Video
Filmed by spy image agency BMH Images, the video provides a fairly good glimpse of the Scrambler, albeit with all sorts of testing equipment and at times a large aluminum shroud (listen to it scrape the ground at the 16 and 43-second marks).
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With the metal casing removed, we get a good look at the engine which, as we expected, appears to be the air-cooled Monster engine, either from the 696 or the 796.
The exhaust is unfinished but we can clearly make out details such as the double-sided swingarm, upside-down forks, radial-mount calipers, wide handlebars and a fairly upright riding position.
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Expect more details to trickle out of Bologna in the months to come before the fall show season where Ducati will reveal the Scrambler, either at Intermot in October or EICMA in November.
[Source: BMH Images via Bennetts BikeSocial]