As promised, Classic Legends commenced the deliveries of Jawa motorcycles in India in the last week of March (March 30, 2019). The bikes are being delivered to customers who made bookings online from 15 November 2018, as per the booking sequence.
Classic Legends has ensured that it has a well-spread sales and service network before commencing the deliveries. The company has inaugurated 95 Jawa Motorcycles dealerships across 77 cities in India. Customers can continue booking the motorcycles by visiting a nearby showroom.
Speaking at the commencement of deliveries, Anupam Thareja, Founder, Classic Legends Pvt. Ltd. and Founder and Managing Partner, Phi Capital, said:
This is the most important milestone yet in this journey as the first Jawa motorcycles hit the road today. Since we launched the brand and our motorcycles in November last year, it was not just a tremendous response that we received from our customers, but also unparalleled trust in the form of bookings, starting from day one. Today, we enter the next phase of our journey where we set out to begin fulfilling our commitment towards our customers.
Ashish Joshi, Chief Executive Officer, Classic Legends Pvt. Ltd. added:
The last few months were really action packed for us at Jawa Motorcycles as we worked round the clock to set up our dealership network across India and start production simultaneously to meet our delivery commitments. Now that we are ready with our network, we begin deliveries of motorcycles to our customers and appreciate their trust and patience. As we move ahead, we will be reaching out to customers who have booked their Jawa motorcycles online as their names comes up in the delivery sequence.
Apart from the commencement of deliveries, Classic Legends also announced a motorcycle exchange program across all its dealerships through Mahindra First Choice Wheels. Potential customers can exchange any old bike for a brand new Jawa. The company has also announced the largest number of financial tie-ups. The list of partners includes:
- HDFC Bank
- Tata Capital
- ICICI Bank, Mahindra Finance
- Capital First (now IDFC Bank)
- L&T Finance Limited
- Hinduja Leyland Finance
To give you a quick recap on pricing, the Jawa and Jawa Forty-Two could be purchased at INR 1,64,000 and INR 1,55,000 respectively. Their Dual Channel ABS variants are priced at INR 1,72,942 and INR 1,63,942 respectively – all prices are ex-showroom Delhi.
In other updates, Classic Legends has raised INR 1.43 crore through an auction. The company auctioned 13 motorcycles, and the Chassis No.1 received a winning bid of INR 45 lakh. All the proceeds would go to the Indian Armed Forces.