Bajaj Chetak to initially be sold through KTM showrooms in India

    Bajaj showrooms are likely to be upgraded before they begin selling the Chetak e-scooter. The new full-electric model's price will not exceed Rs 1.4 lakh.

    Published On Oct 25, 2019 05:29:00 PM

    95,635 Views

    Bajaj Chetak to initially be sold through KTM showrooms in India

    Bajaj Auto recently resurrected its iconic Chetak moniker by revealing the new Chetak e-scooter – the brand's first-ever EV. Featuring European design cues and powered by a 4kW electric motor, the new Bajaj Chetak is the first all-electric scooter being made by a mainstream two-wheeler manufacturer in India. Understandably, there’s a lot of curiosity about the new scooter and you can read more about the scooter here. We now have information regarding how Bajaj plans to retail its new EV.

    According to our sources, the new Bajaj Chetak will go on sale in Pune, Bengaluru and other initial markets through KTM dealerships. The KTM dealer network is more premium, and is therefore more fitting for the premium positioning Bajaj has in mind for the new Chetak. It may seem a little strange, but the Husqvarnas will soon join the KTMs in the same showrooms. So, in effect, the KTM showrooms will offer a better experience than what current Bajaj showrooms can currently offer.

    According to sources, the  existing Bajaj dealerships may also be gradually upgraded to offer a premium experience. A premium experience will certainly be expected as our sources suggest that the on-road price of the Chetak will not exceed Rs 1.4 lakh, but that it won’t be anywhere close to as affordable as a traditional 125cc petrol-engined scooter.

    Also see:

    Bajaj Chetak
    Bajaj Chetak

    ₹ 1,19,000 * on road price (New Delhi)

    FIND OUT MORE

    Copyright (c) Autocar India. All rights reserved.

    Comments
    ×
    img

    No comments yet. Be the first to comment.

    Ask Autocar Anything about Car and Bike Buying and Maintenance Advices
    Need an expert opinion on your car and bike related queries?
    Ask Now
    Search By Bike Price
    Poll of the month

    Maruti, Mahindra and Force Motors will soon launch their 5-door off-roaders. Which one would you pick?

    Jimny 5 door

     

    38.80%

    Thar 5 door

     

    50.64%

    Gurkha 5 door

     

    10.56%

    Total Votes : 1629
    Sign up for our newsletter

    Get all the latest updates from the automobile universe