Bollywood Actor Shahid Kapoor is one of the actors who is known to be a mega motorcycle enthusiasts. While we hear news about celebrities buying new cars, Shahid Kapoor’s name always came in the news for buying new motorcycles. Last month, he added another motorcycle to his collection. He added his second Ducati Scrambler to the garage. He bought Scrambler Desert Sled motorcycle and he was recently spotted riding the same motorcyce through narrow Mumbai streets. The actor was actually riding to cafe located in Bandra in his new motorcycle.
The video has been shared by Cars For You on their YouTube channel. The video shows narrow streets in Mumbai’s Bandra area and just behind a Maruti Swift Dzire, the actor is riding his Ducati Scrambler. The actor was wearing a full face helmet, riding gloves, pants and boots. He turned the motorcycle towards the cafe. After he stopped the motorcycle, Shahid asked the photographer to stop filming to which the photographer replied by saying that his face is not visible in the video yet. The photographer to the rear of the motorcycle and after removing the helmet, the actor posed for pictures and moved into the cafe.
As seen in the video, the actor was not alone. There was another rider who was in a Triumph Street triple motorcycle. He also parked the motorcycle right behind Shahid’s Scrambler went inside the cafe with him. The motorcycle seen here in the video is from Ducati’s new Scrambler range. It was introduced in 2020 and the colour that Shahid chose was Sparkling Blue and White shade. The new Desert Sled version of the motorcycle is designed to pay tribute to the enduro bikes of 1980s. Other than the new shade, the mesh grille headlight cover and the new seat make it different from the regular Scrambler.
Other than these cosmetic changes, the Desert Sled motorcycle gets a slightly modified frame for added strength. The swingarm has been reinforced and the suspension offers adjustments and comprehensive travel of 200mm. The Scrambler Desert Sled motorcycle also sits higher than the other variants. It is powered by an 803cc, L-twin cylinder, and air-cooled engine. It generates a maximum power of 75 Bhp and peak torque of 68 Nm. The Desert Sled Ducati Scrambler costs around Rs 14 lakh on-road. As mentioned above, Shahid Kapoor is a big time bike enthusiast and this is the second Scrambler motorcycle in his garage.
He bought the Scrambler 1100 back in 2019. It was a special edition motorcycle with brushed aluminium parts that give it a very unique look. The moody-grey paint job, highlights on the radiator shrouds, mudguards and swing arm increased the price of the motorcycle by over Rs 20,000. Other than the Scramblers, Shahid also owns motorcycles like BMW R 1250 GS, BMW G 301 R – the most affordable BMW motorcycle in India, Harley Davidson Fatboy and so on. Other than motorcycles, Shahid Kapoor owns cars like Mercedes-Maybach S580 sedan, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, Land Rover Range Rover Vogue, Jaguar XKR-S, Porsche Cayenne GTS and many more vehicles.