Hondo Grattan by Deus Ex Machina

Jan 26, 2015

Category: Rides

Global custom builders Deus Ex Machina were quick to get their hands on a Ducati Scrambler, and the result, billed as the Hondo Grattan, looks pretty special.

Unveiled at Verona’s Motor Bike Expo, the bike showcases new aluminum bodywork, a single-piece tail, a speedway-inspired headlight, asymmetric mudguards, a dedicated exhaust, positioning of the conic filter within the frame, and a vivid paint scheme. But what about the name? Deus Italy’s Filippo Bassoli explains: “The name comes from Carby, creative director of Deus Australia, who was in Milan at the time; he saw the project when it was almost complete and fell in love with it, naming it Hondo Grattan, after the horse that won everything on the Harold Park race-track. Who knows, in the not-too-distant future, perhaps our bike will end up on that track too.” Well done, Deus.

Hondo Grattan by Deus Ex Machina 2

Hondo Grattan by Deus Ex Machina 3

Hondo Grattan by Deus Ex Machina 4

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

Surf Into Spring With Relwen's Heritage-Quality 3-Season Double-Layer Hoodie

A pullover made perfect for keeping cozy on breezy spring days.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner

Check Out Watches & Wonders 2021's Ten Most Exciting New Luxury Timepieces

An elite array of Swiss watches from the planet’s premier horological tradeshow.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Mercedes-Benz Finally Unveils Its EQS Sedan, The First True Luxury EV

There's a dual-motor AWD variant good for 516hp and 478 miles of range.

Posted By

Apr 16, 2021

Featured Image

Flying Cars May Finally Arrive In 2026 & You Can Pre-Order This One Right Now

The first consumer drive & fly eVTOL is now taking orders.

Posted By

Apr 16, 2021

Featured Image

This Eye-Catching Custom CB550 Cafe Racer Motorcycle Could Be Yours

A breathtaking build that started its life as an amateur's unfinished effort.

Posted By

Apr 15, 2021

Featured Image

This 1946 Indian Chopper Started The Roland Sands Design Motorcycle Legacy

A one-off Performance Machine two-wheeler more than 50 years in the making.

Posted By

Apr 15, 2021