Paying homage to the great motorcycle racer Stanley Michael Bailey Hailwood, Ducati Thailand has come out with a limited edition of the 2016 Ducati Scrambler Icon called, you guessed it, the Mike Hailwood edition.
Commemorating the 58th anniversary of when he first encountered Ducati, only 58 units will be made and at least 25 of them have already been sold. If you want one you better be ready to pull out your wallet and hand over 699,000 Thai Bhat, which is around $19,800 or €17,750. This doesn’t include shipping fees.
The Mike Hailwood edition Ducati Scrambler features the same 803cc, air-cooled L-twin engine found in the regular icon with a similar power output of 74bhp power and 68Nm of torque.
So why the higher price, you ask?
The extra cost covers the custom livery that was inspired by the Ducati 900SS Mike Hailwood made his comeback on at the 1978 Isle of Man TT after an 11 year hiatus. A combination of red and green paint, white pinstripes on custom-shaped side panels and tail, and a small rounded front cowl with tinted fly screen gives it that 70s look. Besides a new exterior look, each Mike Hailwood edition Scrambler has a commemorative Hailwood plaque on the rear cowl.
Other features include; a redesigned handlebar, Panigale grips, gold painted ten spoke alloy wheels, adjustable Ohlins rear shock, custom-made seat, integrated rear turn signals, dual Termignoni silencers, and Led indicators.