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2021 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special [Model Overview]

2021 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special

Super Special: The Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special

The Scrambler 1100 Special returns as part of the 2021 Ducati line-up in North America. Unfortunately, it’s one of the few Ducati motorcycles that doesn’t get any kind of update for the new year. It’s still exactly the same as last year’s model, and it doesn’t even get any tweaks to make it Euro5 compliant either. But don’t despair! If you’re looking for an Italian motorcycle with attractive styling, impressive performance, and a reasonable price tag, this is the Scrambler for you.

What makes the Scrambler 1100 Special such a steal is the fact that it’s like the other heavyweight Scramblers, but with some lower spec parts that help keep the costs down. What it lacks in top-end features, it makes up for in aesthetics, since it’s arguably the most attractive of the Scrambler 1100 models. But don’t let us undersell it: it’s a great motorcycle.

It features Marzocchi front suspension, and a Kayaba rear shock—both incredibly competent units. It also features Brembo brakes, cornering ABS, selectable ride modes, and the same tech found in the rest of the range. And of course, it still uses the same 1,079cc Desmodromic L-twin engine that with 86 horsepower and 65 lb-ft of torque that Scrambler enthusiasts have come to know and love.

For 2021, the Scrambler 1100 Special is available in a unique “Custom Grey” color option.

The 2021 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Sport starts from $14,395 USD / $16,995 CAD.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new 2021 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special in one place.

2021 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special

Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $14,395 USD / $16,995 CAD.
  • Key Features:
    • Marzocchi fully adjustable 45 mm USD fork
    • 10-spoke alloy wheels
    • Air-and oil-cooled, 1079 cm³ two-valve L-twin engine

Main Specs

  • Engine: 1,079cc Desmodromic L-twin engine
  • Power: 86 HP
  • Torque: 65 lbs-ft
  • Dry Weight: 428 lbs (194 kg)
  • Seat Height: 31.9 in (810 mm)

2021 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special

2021 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special Specifications

From Ducati


Engine 1,079cc Desmodromic L-twin engine
Power 86 HP
Bore x Stroke 98 x 71 mm
Compression Ratio 11:1
Fuel System Electronic fuel injection, Ø55 mm throttle body with full Ride by Wire (RbW)
Starter Electric
Exhaust 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes, twin stainless steel muffler with aluminium covers and end caps


Clutch Light action, wet, multiplate clutch with hydraulic control. Self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run
Transmission 6 speed
Final Drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 39


Suspension Front Marzocchi fully adjustable Ø45 mm usd fork
Suspension Rear Kayaba monoshock, pre-load and rebound adjustable
Brakes Front 2 x Ø320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc M4.32 callipers, 4-piston, axial pump 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
Tires Rear
Fuel Tank Capacity 15 l – 3.96 US gal
Color Custom Grey


Spark Plugs
Headlight LED
Tail Light LED


Overall Length
Overall Width
Rake 24°.5
Wheelbase 1,514 mm (59.6 in)
Seat Height 810 mm (31,9 pol.)
Dry Weight 194 kg (428 lb)


Warranty 24 months unlimited mileage

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