Indian Motorcycle Opens New Dealership In Chandigarh
- by Janak Sorap
- Jul 8, 2016
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Along with the launch of the new dealership, the motorcycle company has also started deliveries of the recently launched Scout Sixty in the country
Further strengthening its product reach in India, Polaris India has inaugurated a new dealership of the iconic Indian Motorcycles in the city of Chandigarh. It is the seventh dealership of Indian Motorcycles in India. The new dealership has a sprawling area of 8,000 sq. ft. and is located in Industrial Area – Phase 1 Chandigarh. The dealership was inaugurated by Pankaj Dubey, managing director, Polaris India, and Ravi Babbar, Vice President, Asco Motors.
Speaking on the new dealership, Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd. said: “The emerging category of professionals in the upper middle and high-income groups is giving impetus to the premium bike industry in India. With over 100 years of American heritage, Indian Motorcycle is an engineering marvel synonymous with individuality and luxury. This new dealership in Chandigarh is part of the strategic expansion plans of Indian Motorcycle currently underway to bring the brand closer to its enthusiasts, wherever they are. Known for its cosmopolitan culture, Chandigarh provides a tremendous opportunity for an exclusive brand like ours to grow. Indian Motorcycle is already a well-established brand here with a large number of customers present in the city. This new dealership is aimed at providing brand enthusiasts greater accessibility and an opportunity to explore the authentic Indian Motorcycle lifestyle at their convenience.”
The opening of the new dealership also marks the commencement of deliveries of the recently launched Scout Sixty. The newly cruiser motorcycle has been recently launched at the price of Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Based on its elder cousin, the Scout Sixty is powered by a downsized 999cc liquid-cooled, V-twin motor. The cruiser motorcycle is capable of churning out 79PS of power and 88Nm of peak torque and comes coupled to a 5-speed transmission. The Scout Sixty shares a lot of its cycle parts with the Scout, such as the chassis, suspension and brakes. Indian Motorcycle offers the Scout Sixty in three different colour shades - Thunder Black, Indian Motorcycle Red, and Pearl White.
Along with the new Scout Sixty, Indian Motorcycle’s current product portfolio in India consist of seven more cruiser motorcycles, including the Chief Classic, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chief Dark Horse, Springfield, Indian Scout and the Roadmaster.