Ashish Joshi, Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles India said “2012 is a very crucial year for Triumph Motorcycles globally as we take our first steps into one of the most evolving motorcycle markets in the world. Our market entry is perfectly timed as Indian riders have long been longing to begin the power of choice. With the first of our India lineup, our customer base will get the opportunity to choose from some of the most sought after motorcycles in the world. We are extremely proud to present these to the Indian consumer.”
Ex-showroom prices start from Rs. 5,50,000. Lineup will include Bonneville, Speed Triple, Street Triple, Tiger 800XC and Daytona 675, in addition to the Storm and the Rocket II Roadster.
Some models will be assembled here in India as CKDs. About 3 to 4 dealerships will be opened in the first year and soon about 12 dealerships are planned for the next three years.