British big bike marque, Triumph has arrived in India, kicking of their Bharat innings with an impressive fleet of 7 aggressively priced motorcycles. Their most affordably priced offering is to be the popular and retro Bonneville which will come home for Rs 5.50 lakh.
This will be followed by the Street Triple at Rs 5.75 lakh, the respected supersports Daytona 675 at Rs 7 lakh and Speed Triple for Rs 8 lakh. The tall, apt for India adventure bike, Tiger 800XC will be offered for Rs 11.40 lakh. The cruiser, Storm will come in at Rs 17 lakh and massive Rocket III Roadster—the world’s largest capacity production bike, at 2300cc, outputting a restricted 146bhp at 5750rpm—will sell for approximately Rs 22 lakh.
Triumph have done their homework well, entering India with the best possible approach, planning to bring in their top quality bikes as CKD, Completely Knocked Down units with an assembly station within India. Triumph will set up three to four dealerships in 2012, expanding the same to 12 over the next three years.