Triumph Motorcycles had plans of launching 250cc motorcycles in India, which was reported in early 2013. The British motorcycle manufacturer revealed a sketch of a fully faired single cylinder 250cc sport bike concept at 2013 EICMA Motorcycle Show, Milan, which was bound for India. Now Triumph has decided not to go down that path.
Triumph India has sent a mail out, hinting at a new motorcycle launch in India on 18th September. In the teaser, they talk about adding a new member to their line-up in India. We are not sure which is this new family member they are talking about, but speculations are rife as to which this model might be.
This Independence Day, Harley riders in India saw each chapter organize rides in different regions as part of the yearly Freedom Day ride. Dunes Chapter (Jaipur) rode to Khajuwala in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan, 9 km from Indo-Pakistan to celebrate with BSF Jawans by participating in their flag hoisting ceremony.
Castrol India will be lubricant suppliers for Triumph Motorcycles in India. As per the new agreement, they will supply fully synthetic and high performance Castrol Power1 Racing engine oil to Triumph Motorcycles dealerships across India.
British motorcycle manufacturer, Triumph makes about 50,000 bikes each year and does business through 745 dealers in 54 countries. Triumph in India has been branching out at rapid pace ever since it launched 10 bikes on a single day back in November 2013.
With about 2,000 personnel employed globally, Triumph Motorcycles has subsidiary operations in UK, America, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Benelux, Brazil, and India. Triumph has manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire and Thailand and assembly facilities in Brazil, and India. Triumph Motorcycles India launch 10 bikes across segments in November 2013 to begin operations here, followed by daytona 675 at the Auto Expo 2014.
Demand for superbikes in India is not much, but it is growing exponentially. Compared to ten years ago, the situation has completely changed. This demand has been further augmented by the entry of UK based premium and luxury superbike maker Triumph Motorcycles.
Triumph Motorcycles India Private Limited has today inaugurated its Shaman Triumph dealership in Mumbai. This is the company’s 6th dealership in India, the other 5 being in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Pune and Ahmedabad. 3 more dealerships are scheduled to open through 2014.