CLASSIC Legends has started of a new chapter in the story of a distinctive silhouette in motorcycling, that of Jawa Motorcycles, with the launch of two brand new motorcycles in India.
The Jawa and Jawa forty two break cover as the brand’s new torchbearers, bringing back the classic appeal of Jawa with a retro-cool twist. These modern machines have the authentic Jawa character that balances performance, capability and quality. An all-new 293cc, liquid cooled, single cylinder, DOHC engine nestled within a double cradle chassis is tuned to bring out the classic riding thrills, making the new Jawa a true modern classic.
The Jawa and Jawa forty two are priced at INR 1,64,000 and INR 1,55,000 respectively and the booking will begin online at www.jawamotorcycles.com from November 15 2018.
The company also unveiled the factory custom Jawa Perak, powered by a 334cc, liquid cooled, single cylinder, DOHC engine which develops 30bhp and 31nm of torque. The Perak is priced at INR 1,89,000, and the booking will open at a subsequent date.
Anand Mahindra, chairman, Mahindra Group said, “It’s rare to get an opportunity to resurrect a legend. Jawa is an authentic and iconic brand that represents the desire and yearning in all of us for freedom and adventure.”
Anupam Thareja, founder, Classic Legends and founder and managing partner, Phi Capital, said, ‘JawaMotorcycles has enjoyed a huge fan following and generations have relished riding these iconic motorcycles. Modern classics are becoming more and more popular since people today are looking for character, style and fun. We are excited about the new Jawa Motorcycles that we have unveiled here today.
Boman Irani, chairman & managing director, Rustomjee Group said, ‘It is a proud moment for me and my family that Jawa Motorcycles is making a comeback. The brand was first introduced in the country by my father and went on to define an era that not just pervaded a motorcycle cult but also popular culture & cinema that got the nation together. We are certain that Jawa will receive as much love as it had got in the past and will appeal to the seasoned motorcycles aficionados and the millennials alike.”
Ashish Joshi, chief executive officer, Classic Legends said, “It is indeed a historic moment and we are happy to bring Jawa back in India. This seems like the right timing to have come up with this range of motorcycles, as the Indian premium motorcycle market is not only growing but also evolving in consumer tastes and preferences. We are quite upbeat to offer these classics to the motorcycle enthusiasts in the country.”
The new Jawa model line-up for India
Both Jawa models have been designed and developed from scratch keeping in mind the distinctive character, unique sound, styling and riding experience. The new Jawa and Jawa forty two are tuned as retro and modern classics respectively for today’s discerning riders.
Every element, right from the beautifully sculpted engine, an all new chassis and suspension combination and timeless design has been carefully honed for an exhilarating riding experience. The Jawa and Jawa forty two are infused with modern technology, advanced safety delivering enhanced riding confidence, while maintaining their authentic Jawa style and classic charm.