Indian Motorcycles plans 5 new dealerships across India – Report

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Bhuvan Chowdhary,

Scout model garners over 50 bookings.

The imported motorcycle market has seen positive growth over the last few years. During 2014-15, motorcycles sales for above 500 cc and above the price of Rs 5 lakh grew to 3,656 units from just 450 units in 2010-11. Indian Motorcycles, after completing one year in India, quietly operating with one showroom, now is in plans for a retail expansion, reports Zigwheels.

2015 Indian Roadmaster front three quarters 2:2 at INTERMOT 2014
2015 Indian Roadmaster as displayed at INTERMOT 2014.

Polaris India, owners of Indian Motorcycles are set to open five new dealerships that would span across Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Chennai. With the new dealerships in place, the company will have a total of six outlets, situated in the busiest metros.

With the inauguration of these new dealerships, Indian Motorcycles plans to have the Indian Scout, Chief range and the soon to launch Roadmaster on display. The Indian Scout would start the company’s product line at Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom), while the Roadmaster would make the top of the line variant, available at Rs 37 lakh (ex-showroom).

2015 Indian Scout front three quarters at INTERMOT 2014
The entry-level Indian Scout was displayed in India in October 2014.

The Indian Scout sees a return to the company’s lineup after a lengthy 66-year period. During its initial years of sale between 1920 and 1949 it was one of the top most selling motorcycles for the company. It seems to be following the same trend after its relaunch, globally as well as in India, where the current Indian Motorcycle’s dealer has received more than 50 bookings for the motorcycle in less than six months.

2015 Indian Scout – Image Gallery

2015 Indian Chieftain – Image Gallery

2015 Indian Chief Vintage – Image Gallery

2015 Indian Roadmaster – Image Gallery

[Source: Zigwheels]

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