Triumph motorcycles coming soon

Triumph superbikes to go on-sale in India in 2013, last quarter.

British bike-maker Triumph’s entry into the Indian two-wheeler arena has seen its fair share of up and downs. Triumph’s India launch was arguably the most looked up to bike event at the 2012 Indian Auto Expo, where the famous superbike manufacturer announced competent and attractive pricing for a wide model range of seven big-bikes. Since when the Triumph India story has strayed off-schedule, the only available news being an upcoming factory located on the outskirts of Bengaluru, South India. Continued..

 

A key contributor to this delay is Triumph having approached India sensibly, aiming to get it right from the word go, importing bikes in via the more affordable CKD route, rather than choosing the quicker option, to bring in expensive CBU imported bikes. Although the Narsapura factory remains some way from completion, leave aside being ready to assemble motorcycles, we hear Triumph bikes are set to go on-sale through a few handpicked dealers, as soon as the festive season, 2013, with the iconic English company already in process of setting up a compact, efficient motorcycle assembly unit in Manesar, on the outskirts of New Delhi, using which they will bring in a range of Triumph motorcycles without losing more time. Continued..

 

These CKD imported bikes can be expected to be competently priced, close to their announced target prices from the Auto Expo, with this becoming Triumph’s stepping stone into India, from where they will rapidly expand operations and build a presence to take on more established rivals in India, including Harley-Davidson, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi.

 
Copyright (c) Autocar India. All rights reserved.
Toyota’s striking new Corolla driven this month; plus, the new Datsun Go takes on the best in the segment.
What's in this issue?

comments powered by Disqus

Triumph motorcycles coming soon

notSet

Most Read
Latest News
SCOOP! Mercedes to bring back E 350 sedan to India
Mercedes E 350 to join updated E-class's India range; to come with V6 diesel...
6 hours ago   2 pictures
Audi A3 is World Car of the Year 2014
Sedan version coming to India later this year
9 hours ago   1 picture
GM sells millionth vehicle in China in 2014
GM will hand over the keys of the millionth vehicle – a Chevrolet Trax...
9 hours ago   1 picture
Beijing 2014: VW Midsize coupe concept to be shown
New four-door concept car could preview sister car to the Jetta.
10 hours ago   3 pictures
Berndt Buchmann is new head of VW India Aftersales
Buchmann (48), has been in the automotive industry for over 20 years with...
12 hours ago   1 picture

Autocar Magazine

Issue: 176 | April 2014

Toyota’s striking new Corolla driven this month; plus, the new Datsun Go takes on the best in the segment.
Autocar Magazine
Latest Poll
Which hatchback would you choose out of these two?


or View results
Datsun Go
  57%
 
Maruti Wagon R
  43%
TOTAL VOTES: 1653

Vote now
View previous Polls »