Switch electric eSCRAMBLER

Switch designs electric eSCRAMBLER

New Zealand electric motorcycle company Switch is seeking funding to homologate its stylish go-anywhere eSCRAMBLER and bring it to market in 2022. Founder Matthew Waddick has already produced an electric conversion kit for a Honda Cub as part of his Shanghai Customs company and is now working on the eSCRAMBLER through Switch. “We are going …

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pursang electric motorcycles

Coming soon: Two new Pursang electric scramblers

(Contributed post) First released to the market in 1967, the Pursang motocross motorcycle went out of production in 1984 and quickly gained mythological status. The Spanish bike, famously ridden by Peter Fonda in Easy Rider, was revered by motocross fans across the world. However, it remained boxed in history until the EICMA Milan Motorcycle Show in …

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Is Ducati the master of motorbike design?

Ducati has featured its new Scrambler 1100 Pro models at the renowned ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California, in yet another example of how the Italian company is a master in motorcycle design. Don’t believe me? Think your Harley, BMW, MV Agusta, Yamaha or Honda is prettier? Obviously beauty is in the eye of …

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Video hints at Ducati Scrambler 1100 Pro

Video hints at Ducati Scrambler 1100 Pro

Ducati could be launching a Scrambler 1100 Pro and possibly a Scrambler 1100 Pro Sport in Miami on Monday (27 January 2020), judging by this video. The video is not on the official Ducati or Scrambler Ducati YouTube channels, so we’re not sure of its veracity. However, late last year, Ducati filed documents with the US emissions agency …

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2020 Ducati Scrambler Desert X and Motard

Ducati to launch Scrambler Motard or Desert X

Ducati will add another Scrambler model to its fleet “in the coming months”, either an 803cc street motard or an 1100cc desert-racing Dakar model. The vague announcement came in the company’s annual report on 2019 global sales which were fairly flat at 53,183, just 179 more than 2018. There was no mention of Scrambler sales …

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Curtiss Hades electric motorcycle

Biggest motorbike trends of past decade

As we move into the 2020s, we look back on a decade of ups and downs, new niches, new technologies, changing trends and uncertain futures. Seven motorcycles trends of the 2010s 1 Sales slump The decade started in a sales slump after the GFC, but began to recover before sliding again about three years ago. …

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Claudio Domenicali and the Ducati Panigale V4

Ducati unleashes 2020 models

Ducati unleashes its 2020 model line-up including the Streetfighter V4, more aerodynamic Panigale V4, Scrambler Dark, Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour, all-red Diavel S and Panigale V2. There is nothing new for Monster, Supersport or Hypermotard. Despite talking about the importance of the Panigale V4 and race wins in the MotoGP, WSBK and BSB, boss …

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2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Sport highlight venom blitz

Ducati blitz adds two Scrambler 1100 models

Ducati’s Scrambler 1100 is expected to have another couple of variants when the company unveils its blitz of 2020 models on 23 October 2019. The company recently filed documents with the US emission agency for a “Scrambler 1100 Pro” and “Scrambler 1100 Pro Sport”. They will have the same 1079cc, L-twin motor with 62kW and 88Nm. …

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