Indian Motorcycle first dealership in India opens on 7th May 2014
American motorbike makers, Indian Motorcycle marks its entry into India with the first of its dealerships opening in Gurgaon on May 7, 2014. This dealership will be followed in quick succession by one more dealership opening in Bangalore in the third quarter and one in Mumbai coming up by the last quarter.
Indian Motorcycle will be having three of its bikes on display at its new Gurgaon dealership which will be brought into India via the CBU route. These three bikes will include the Indian Chief Classic priced at INR 26.5 lakhs, Indian Chief Vintage priced at INR 29.5 lakhs and Chieftian priced at INR 33 lakhs. All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.
Indian Chief will be seen with features such as ABS, cruise control and keyless start while Chief Vintage will get leather saddle bags and quick release windshield. The range topping model, Chieftian, will get curvaceous fairing and hard saddle bags besides tyre pressure monitoring system and 100 kW speakers with the ability to stream music from a smartphone. Each of the models will be fitted with chrome accents, studded seats and flowing rear fender which is a trademark of Indian Motorcycles.
Besides displaying these exclusive models from Indian Motorcycle, the showrooms will also have on exhibit customized accessories and merchandise of the company which will come into the country in a phased manner. All bikes introduced in India will be built around India’s new Thunder Stroke 111 engine. This engine is capable of 14.1 kgm torque at 2600 rpm. Polaris and Indian Motorcycle hope to sell around 20 to 30 units of these motorcycles in India during the current year.