Polaris launches motorcycle brand in India
Posted on Jan 24 2014 | IBNS
New Delhi / Kolkata, Jan 22 : Polaris India Pvt. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc., manufacturer of in off-road and all-terrain vehicles, launched its Indian Motorcycle brand in India on Wednesday.
This move also marks Polaris's foray into the motorcycle segment in India.
Polaris India has brought in the entire Indian Motorcycle's Chief range -Indian Chief Classic, Indian Chief Vintage and Indian Chieftain to India.
The Chief range is powered by thunder stroke 111 engine that churns out 139 Nm of torque at 2600 rpm.
The range will be sold through completely-built-up (CBU) route, the company said in statement.
The thunder stroke 111 engine features 111 cubic inch displacement and delivers the raw power and iconic styling that have long been hallmarks of the legendary Indian Motorcycle brand, it said.
The range offers parallel pushrod tubes, finned heads, down firing exhausts and left side air intake.