Ducati presents the Scrambler Desert Sled Fasthouse, designed to celebrate victory in Mint 400, the famous American off-road race.
Made on a Scrambler Desert Sled base, in just 800 units (like its displacement), the model is characterized by the special livery that replicates that of the motorcycles used in the race and retains the technical characteristics that make it very performing even off-road.
A motorcycle born to celebrate the collaboration between scrambler® and the American brand of clothing Fasthouse, which in 2020 brought US driver Jordan Graham to triumph in the Hooligan class of the Mint 400, the oldest and most prestigious American off-road race.
The Mint 400
The Mint 400 is America's oldest and most prestigious off-road race and is held every March at the foot of the dangerous hills of Sin City. The multi-day event features a massive vehicle parade along the famed Las Vegas Strip, a two-day festival on historic Fremont Street, and two days of grueling off-road racing on a desolate, technical 400-mile course. Nearly 65.000 off-road enthusiasts come each year to see the 500 teams in over 50 classes, from 25 different states and 15 different countries.
Made from the base of the Scrambler® Desert sled, the Fasthouse model is characterized by the special livery, which faithfully replicates the graphics adopted by the bikes that took part in the Mint 400. The main colors are black and gray which come together in a geometric design on the tank, on which the Fasthouse logo is inserted next to that Ducati Scrambler. The frame is in Ducati Red and is embellished by the aluminum plate that shows the progressive number of the bike within the limited series, making each of the 800 units that will be produced unique, while the front and rear fenders are black.
The Scrambler® Fasthouse is powered by the 803cc engine and is equipped with all the characteristic elements of the Ducati “Land of Joy” Desert Sled models . The swingarm, the triple clamps and the dedicated suspension make this specimen perfect for those who want to experience great adventures on off-road trails, just like those of the Nevada desert that each year host the Mint 400. The off-road attitude is also emphasized. from the chassis, specifically designed to better cope with off-road stresses, as well as from the presence of the homologated grille for the front headlight, the high mudguards and the skid plate.
The riding position is dedicated, thanks to the saddle with non-slip coating that keeps the seat at 860 mm, the adjustable Kayaba suspension with 200 mm travel and the off-road inspired footpegs with removable rubber pads. The black spoked wheels measure 19 '' at the front and 17 '' at the rear and are fitted with Pirelli Scorpion ™ Rally STR tires in sizes 120/70 R 19 M / C 60V M + S TL front and 170/60 R 17 M / C 72V M + S TL rear. The Scorpion ™ Rally STR combines the best performance of an off-road tire with that of an enduro street tire. The model will be available in dealerships from the end of March in a limited and numbered series of 800 units.
The collaboration between the “Land of Joy” and Fasthouse in this special project also includes the launch of one clothing capsule collection, created specifically for the Scrambler®Desert Sled Fasthouse. The collection consists of 4 elements: short-sleeved t-shirt, long-sleeved t-shirt, jacket and hat, all made with precious materials, which will be available for purchase from the end of April on Fasthouse's sales channels, in the dealerships of the Ducati network and within the Ducati Online Shop.