Ducati's new Scrambler has a lot going for it. Maybe that's why the Italian bike builder is selling so many.
Packaging retro styling with ease of use and a price point that's low for a Bologna-built two-wheeler, Ducati credits the Scrambler with making 2015 its best North American retail year.
As is appropriate for an entry-level machine — the least expensive in the Ducati line — the Scrambler offers a low 31-inch seat height, wide seat and wide handlebars.
The soft clutch pull, 410 pounds wet weight and low center of gravity give an easy, small-bike feeling to this mid-sized motorcycle.
But it's no scooter. The air-cooled 803cc twin-cylinder engine...