We followed Mat for a while to get some photographs and he apologised that the bike may hold us up, but his outfit seemed content to travel along at highway speeds.
Mat says they sell about 50 outfits a year. The cT costs $21,780 plus on-road costs and the Ranger is $23,760.
Spokeswoman Clare Mailler says the cT offers a lower starting price with the option to accessorise to suit your needs wile the Ranger is “equipped with all you need for long-distance travel and getting off the beaten track”.
Updates for the 2017 Ural range include:
Electronic speedometer with built-in indicators
New wire harness with combination relay and fuse box under left side panel
Handlebar switch for sidecar spotlight
Handlebar mounted parking brake lever, replaces rider side lever
New 2/3 seat, replaces tractor seat on cT model
Enduro Bench Seat fitted to Ranger model
New sidecar seat with extra storage space under the seat
Updated Tonneau covers
Numerous redesigned and improved internal components
New colours available in premium metallic colours with improved finishes
Ural Australia currently have an end-of-financial-year sale with up to $2400 off 2016-plated models.