Ducati After Dark: The All-New 2021 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift

The Nightshift is the latest Scrambler addition to the 2021 Ducati line-up. It’s a brand-new model that’s part-street tracker, part-café racer, and all attitude. It’s called the Nightshift because it has been designed for aggressive nighttime urban prowling, with a sleek bare-bones look and a dominating road presence.

Like the majority of the Ducati Scrambler range, the Nightshift draws power from Ducati’s mid-size Italian-made Scrambler motor: an 803cc Desmodromic L-twin unit that produces an impressive 73 horsepower and 49 lb-ft of torque. Ducati has also treated it with cornering ABS, traction control, and everything else you’d need for enthusiastic city riding.

Boasting narrow handlebars, bar-end mirrors, a racing number plate, spoked wheels, premium LED lighting, and the lack of a conventional rear mudguard, it’s fair to say that the Nightshift is an unorthodox blend of a variety of other Scrambler models. However, it’s far from a mess. The result is the perfect mix of other Ducati motorcycles and their character traits—and at an affordable price point.

For 2021, the all-new Scrambler Nightshift is available in a unique “Aviator Grey” color option.

The 2021 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift starts from $10,995 USD / $12,595 CAD.

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

2021 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift


Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $10,995 USD / $12,595 CAD.
  • Key Features:
    • Unique Aviator Grey color option
    • Spoked wheels with Pirelli MT60 tires
    • Premium LED lighting system as standard

Main Specs

  • Engine: 803cc Desmodromic L-twin engine
  • Power: 73 HP
  • Torque: 48.8 lbs-ft
  • Dry Weight: 397 lbs (180 kg)
  • Seat Height: 31.4 in (798 mm)

Competitors

  • Triumph Street Cup
  • BMW R nineT Racer
  • Moto Guzzi V7 III Racer

2021 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift


2021 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift Specifications

From Ducati

ENGINE

Engine 803cc Desmodromic L-twin engine
Power 86 HP
Bore x Stroke 88 x 66 mm
Compression Ratio 11:1
Fuel System Electronic fuel injection, 50 mm throttle body
Starter Electric
Exhaust Stainless steel muffler with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes, aluminium tail pipes

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch Hydraulically controlled slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch
Transmission 6 speed
Final Drive Chain; front spocket 15, rear sprocket 46

CHASSIS

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 gallon (US)
Color Aviator Grey

ELECTRICAL

Ignition
Spark Plugs
Headlight LED
Tail Light LED

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length
Overall Width
Rake 24°
Wheelbase 1.445 mm (56.9 in)
Trail
Seat Height 798 mm (31,4 in)
Dry Weight 180 kg (397 lb)

WARRANTY

Warranty 24 months unlimited mileage
Extension

2021 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift


2021 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift Features

Aviator Grey

The new Scrambler Nightshift is ready to conquer all the streets with its iconic style, the sophistication of its lines and the maniacal research for detail. Available in the new “Aviator Grey” color.

Dual seat

The Scrambler Nightshift is equipped with a new Café Racer-style flat seat, which is comfortable both for rider and passenger.

Wide handlebar

Equipped with a wide handlebar derived from the 1100 Sport Pro and Cafè Racer rearview mirrors.

Premium LED lighting

The Scrambler Nightshift is also equipped with additional aesthetic details, like the front and rear LED position indicators. (only EU homologated)

Spoked wheels

The Scrambler Nightsift is equipped with spoked wheels, and with the iconic Pirelli MT60 tires, excellent both for use on asphalt and for riding on dirty roads.

Side number plate

Flat track inspired, the new Scrambler Nightshift is equipped with side number plates enriched with the Classic Scrambler Ducati logo.


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