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    Perak Becomes Best Selling Jawa – Records 2k Deliveries In Oct 2020

    Image – Ravinder
    Jawa Perak is powered by a 334cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled, DOHC engine

    Classic Legends, the Mahindra owned company which sells the the Jawa, Forty-Two and Perak motorcycles, has announced a new delivery milestone today. For the first time, the company has recorded deliveries of 2,000 units of Perak in oct 2020. In fact, this is the first time Jawa has delivered 2k units of any of their 3 motorcycles on offer, in a month.
    Majority of these 2k Perak units were sold during the second half of October, which included the festivals of Dusshera and Navartri. The company now expects better sales of the Jawa Perak with Diwali around the corner.
    Deliveries of the Jawa Perak commenced in July this year. It is the most expensive model in the company lineup, priced at Rs.1.94 lakhs, ex-sh. Classic Legends has only disclosed delivery numbers of the Perak and not of the Jawa and Forty Two. Hence its sales performance can neither be compared to earlier months and nor can it be assessed as against that of its competitors.
    Taking into account total sales of Jawa in the July, August, September period, it can be noted that sales are on a steady rise. Sales which had stood at 569 units in July increased to 1,353 units in August and then on to 2,121 units in September 2020. Though the company has not disclosed October sales of the Jawa and Jawa Forty Two, they state that both these models have seen steady sales and increased demand that has overshot production supplies.
    Classic Legends CEO
    CEO Speaks
    Mr. Ashish Singh Joshi, CEO, Classic Legends Pvt. Ltd. said, “The fact that we delivered around 2000 units of Perak in the span starting from Navratri last month is a testimony to the widespread acceptance of the model, which has carved its own niche and has been elevated to a cult status within just a few months of hitting the streets.
    Overcoming the challenges posed by the Covid-19 situation, we have been focusing on streamlining the production and delivering as many vehicles as we can to our customers. We began the festive season on an encouraging note and are confident that the excitement will keep on growing through the festivities. We also take this chance to wish a prosperous Diwali to everyone.”
    “We have also been extensively working towards expanding our dealership network. Since the lifting of the lockdown, we have added 58 dealerships to our existing network that are fully operational and have made our products more accessible to our customers pan India. The company plans to increase the pre-lockdown number of 105 dealerships to 205 by December 2020 to make our models available to more customers, in newer geographies.”
    Jawa Engine Lineup
    The Jawa and Forty Two share the same 293cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled, DOHC engine that offers 26.5 hp power and 20.05 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed gearbox. The Jawa is priced between Rs.1.74-1.83 lakhs while the Forty Two is priced from Rs.1.65-1.74 lakhs. The Perak gets a more powerful 334cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled, DOHC engine that makes 30.64 hp power and 32.74 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed gearbox.
    The company expects to see increased sales through the month of November promising increased production at the Pithampur plant and quicker deliveries while the company is also in the process of enhancing its dealership network across India. Jawa currently has 163 dealerships across India which it intends to increase to 205 dealerships by the end of this year.
    The month of October also saw Jawa motorcycles launched in Nepal. The Jawa showroom is located at Uttardhoka and Teku locations of Kathmandu with Agni Motoinc Pvt Ltd, as the company’s official distributor partner in Nepal. Sales commence with the Jawa and Jawa 42 with the Jawa Perak to also be introduced soon. The bikes will be imported into the country via the Completely Built Units (CBU) route. However, the high import tax and custom duty considerations in Nepal have caused the bike prices to be 3 times over that prevalent in India. More

  • Jawa Motorcycles Nepal Launch Price – NPR 6.2 L (INR 3.9 L) Onwards

    2020 BS6 Jawa, and Jawa 42 exports from India to Nepal begin

    With Jawa manufacturing underway in India since 2019, the company is periodically reaching into new markets to strengthen exports. The vehicle range comprises of Jawa, Jawa Forty Two, and Perak. From today, sales begins in Nepal with Jawa and Jawa 42 motorcycles.
    Classic Legends has appointed Agni Motoinc Pvt Ltd, as its official distributor-partner in Nepal. The company already has established credence as the sole authorized distributor of Mahindra’s range of PVs and CVs in Nepal. With Classic Legends being a Mahindra subsidiary, distributor-partner selection was but a natural one.
    Jawa Nepal Agni MotoInc dealerships
    Operations are being started with dealerships located at Uttardhoka and Teku in Kathmandu, and the dealership network will be increased over time. The motorcycles are being exported to Nepal as Completely Built Units (CBU). Jawa Perak will also be launched in Nepal soon. Bookings for the same has also started from today in Nepal.
    Jawa Nepal Prices vs Royal Enfield
    Jawa Nepal Prices
    Both Jawa motorcycles are available in single, or dual channel ABS. Jawa 42 is available at a price of Nepal Rupees NPR 6,20,000 (INR 3.9 lakh) for the single-channel ABS variant, and NPR 6,48,000 (INR 4.08 lakh) for the dual-channel ABS. Jawa Classic is available at a price of NPR 6,48,500 (INR 4.08 lakh), and NPR 6,76,500 (INR 4.26 lakh), respectively. As you can see, the prices in Nepal are more than double than the prices in India.
    This makes the Jawa twins more pricey than Royal Enfield Classic 350 in Nepal. Powered by a 346 cc engine, Bullet Electra and Classic 350 are priced at NPR 4,32,000, and NPR 4,49,000, respectively. This effectively means the more powerful segment rivals from Royal Enfield are being retailed at a lower price than Jawa bikes.
    Classic Legends CEO at Jawa Nepal Launch
    Jawa Specs Nepal
    Powered by a BS6 compliant 293cc engine that returns 27bhp and 28NM of torque, paired to a six speed gearbox, Jawa’s foray into Nepal takes competition to the Royal Enfield 350 series. For Jawa customers in Nepal, the colour range is wide, features are retro inspired yet modern, and the bikes feature rear gas-charged twin shock absorbers, and front telescopic forks. Braking is via a front disc brake, and rear drum brake. Kerb weight stands at 170kg, and fuel tank capacity is 14 litres.
    With imports just beginning, the segment gets a wee bit bigger in Nepal. The segment also includes Benelli Leoncino 250, and Italjet Buccaneer 250 in Nepal, and Royal Enfield 3500c cc bikes. The Retro Classic 350cc segment is dominated by Royal Enfield, a brand that already does business in Nepal. Both Royal Enfield and Jawa bikes sold in Nepal are manufactured in India. However, Nepal’s high import tax and custom duty considerations swell vehicle prices to the point of being exorbitant.
    Cabinet Shrestha, MD, Agni Moto INC, Nepal with Jawa Motorcycles
    Jawa Europe operations too are underway, where Jawa is listed as Jawa CL. While specs for Nepal and India are identical, tech spec variations exist between the model sold in India, and the model sold in Europe. On the backdrop of low base sales in September 2019, last month company was able to report retail sales growth at 2,121 units sold, up 42.16 percent from 1,492 units reported in Sep ‘19. More

  • Jawa Motorcycle Sales Sep 2020 Registers 42% Growth

    Jawa Motorcycles sales performance is expected to post growth in the coming months
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    Federation of Automobile Dealers Association of India (FADA) has released the sales figures of Classic Legend’s Jawa Motorcycles brand for the month of September 2020. Like every other two wheeler OEM, Jawa too registered significant growth in September 2020, thus managing to post a marginal growth in third quarter of the calendar year.
    Jawa Motorcycles sales – September 2020
    The Royal Enfield rival managed to post sales of 2,121 units last month as against 1,492 units sold in September 2019, registering an impressive YoY growth of 42.16%. This comes as a much needed shot in the arm for the company as it registered sales decline of 42.58% and 5.91% in July and August 2020 respectively.
    In the quarter that ended in September, Jawa Motorcycles’s sales performance stood at 4,043 units as against 3,921 units during the same period last year. This represents a positive growth of 3.11 units. The company is expected to continue its September 2020 momentum throughout the festive season if it could ensure smooth delivery process for its motorcycles across the country.
    Jawa Sales Q3 2020
    Jawa now has a rival
    With a brand name that evokes nostalgia among Indian motorcycle enthusiasts and classic styling, Jawa Motorcycles takes Royal Enfield head on. A new player has entered this niche just a few days ago in the form of Honda H’ness CB350. Be it the styling or its single-cylinder 350 cc air-cooled engine with a thumping exhaust note, the latest Honda is there to stake its claim on the lucrative segment that RE pretty much had a monopoly in.
    With Jawa showing signs of gradual growth, it would be interesting to watch the three-pronged battle in the coming months. However, Royal Enfield’s next generation family of 350 is definitely the product series to watch out for.
    Two Wheeler Retail Sales Sep 2020
    Jawa specifications recap
    The Jawa and Jawa 42 are powered by a Mahindra Mojo-derived 293 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine which is tuned to deliver 26 hp and 27.05 Nm of torque. The fuel-injected motor employs a 6-speed gearbox.
    The traditional double-cradle frame is suspended by means of telescopic front forks and twin rear shock absorbers. The front and rear disc brakes are supported by a 2-channel ABS.
    With a starting price of INR 1.83 lakh (ex-showroom), the Jawa range undercuts the Honda H’ness which is set to be retailed at around INR 1.90 lakh (ex-showroom). However, the Honda will be backed up with its Big-Wing premium retail network which should make for a better buying and ownership experience. More

  • Jawa 42 modified into a Scrambler by Owner – For Rs 30k in Delhi

    This modified Jawa comes with raised ground clearance as well
    Ever since they were launched in November 2018, we have seen multiple customization projects done on the Jawa motorcycles. In this latest mod job, a stock Jawa 42 has been modified into a scrambler. A number of changes have been carried out to enhance the retro look. While several stock components have been removed, the bike gets a range of customized and aftermarket parts.
    Customization details

    To make it suitable for off-roading, the stock tyres have been removed and replaced with 18-inch dual-purpose Ralco tyres. This has also helped increase ground clearance. Stock rear fenders have been removed and replaced with a short tail, placed horizontally. The exhaust pipe has also been shortened to improve the bike’s manoeuvrability in off-road conditions.
    In other changes, the stock round reflector strip on the rear fender has been replaced with a rectangular shaped unit. The grab rail has been removed completely. At the front, rear view mirrors have been removed and aftermarket tank pads have been added for enhanced comfort.

    The colour of the stock bike used in this customization project is Lumos Lime (Matte) and most of it has been retained. Only exception is the front fender, which now sports a black shade. The wheels, exhaust pipe and front and rear suspension have also received the blacked-out treatment. The customizations have been done at a Delhi-based workshop and total cost to owner was Rs 30k. Owner of the motorcycle is Vinay Dhankhad.
    No performance upgrades
    There are no changes to the engine in this customization project. Jawa 42 is powered by a 293 cc liquid cooled, single cylinder engine that churns out 26.51 ps of max power and 27.05 Nm of max torque. This is mated to a constant mesh 6-speed gearbox. The bike utilizes a double cradle frame integrated with telescopic fork at the front and gas canister type twin shock absorber at the rear.

    Braking duties are performed by 280 mm disc at the front and 153 mm drum brake at the rear. Customers have the option to choose 240 mm rear disc brakes with floating calliper and ABS. Single-channel ABS is offered as standard.
    Jawa motorcycles may have undergone a challenging phase due to delayed deliveries, but things are looking up for the company in recent months. BS6 models were launched in March and deliveries had begun post the lockdown period in June.
    Even though its sales are still low as compared to rivals, Jawa’s popularity appears to be gaining traction. Jawa has also listed its 300 cc motorcycle on its European website at a price of €6k (Rs 5.23L). This will be manufactured in India and exported to European countries. More

  • Jawa for Europe is 12 kgs Heavier, Less Powerful – Price €6k (Rs 5.23L)

    The European Jawa 300CL produces considerably less power and torque
    Jawa Motorcycles, the Czech motorcycle brand which is currently owned by India-based Classic Legends, is gearing up to kick start export operations in Europe even as deliveries in the domestic market are not fully optimized yet.
    Jawa 300 CL

    The brand’s European website has listed the made-in-India Jawa under the 300 CL moniker. While aesthetically the Europe-spec Jawa 300CL looks identical to the Indian Jawa, there are a few crucial differences.
    For starters, the Euro-spec model features the Euro-4 compliant engine instead of Euro-5 (equivalent to BS6) unit. There is also a significant drop in output figures compared to the Indian BS6-spec model. The engine is the same Mahindra Mojo-derived 295 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled unit but it produces 22.79 hp and 25 Nm of torque on board the European model as against the Indian BS6 model’s 26.51 PS and 27 Nm of torque.
    Jawa 300 Specs – India vs Europe
    Another parameter that is hard to ignore is the motorcycle’s empty weight which is 184 kg as per the official European website. According to the Indian website, the motorcycle tips the scale at 172 kg. Such a huge difference in weight between two versions of the same model seems strange, especially when there are no obvious visual clues to indicate additional components. Either the guidelines for measuring a motorcycle’s weight are different in India and Europe or one of the official websites could be misrepresenting the figure.
    Jawa Motorcycles’ export plans
    With adequate installed production capacity at its Indian facility, Classic Legends is well positioned to embark on an expansion plan and cover several key markets. However, the brand needs to address quality issues that are arising from its India-spec models first and ensure that its export-spec units don’t suffer similar problems.
    The Jawa has got the design and brand recall to make it an attractive product not only in India but also in several European markets. With medium displacement motorcycle segment witnessing increased demand globally, it is right time for Classic Legends to scale up its operations.
    The Jawa 300CL is listed on the brand’s European website at 6,000 euros (around INR 5.23 lakh, about 3 times the price in India). In Europe, that kind of money can buy much more powerful middleweight sportsbikes such as Suzuki SV650. Just like in the domestic market, Jawa 300CL will be targeting Royal Enfield Classic in export markets as well.
    In a related news, Classic Legends is also reportedly working on reviving the Yezdi brand with a homegrown electric platform.
    Jawa India
    Jawa Europe
    26.51   PS
    22.79   PS
    27.05   Nm
    25   Nm
    6   Speed
    6   Speed
    1369   mm
    1370   mm
    Seat Ht
    765   mm
    765   mm
    Front Brake
    280mm   Disc
    280mm   Disc
    Rear Brake
    153mm   Drum
    153mm   Drum
    Fuel Tank
    14   L
    13.2   L
    Kerb Wt
    172   kgs
    182   kgs
    Rs   1.74 lakh (Euro 2k)
    Euro   6k (Rs 5.23 lakh) More

  • Jawa Perak Modified with Pillion Seat, LED Headlight, Louder Exhaust

    Jawa Perak is a single seater motorcycle, which is the point of being a bobber
    Following a long delay, Jawa Motorcycles have stated delivery of their flagship Perak motorcycle in India. The Jawa Perak, a bobber styled cruiser was launched in 2019 (at Rs 1.94 lakhs). It was supposed to be made available for buyers from April 2020 but plans had to be put on hold due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

    Perak is Jawa’s 3rd motorcycle in India. Its launch follows that of the Jawa Classic and Jawa Forty-Two; which were first launched in December 2018 at introductory prices of Rs 1.55 lakhs and Rs 1.64 lakhs. Since its update to BS6 emission standards, prices have been increased to Rs.1.65 lakhs and Rs.1.74 lakhs respectively.
    India’s First Jawa Perak with Pillion Seat
    After market specialists Verma Automotives have successfully modified a brand new Jawa Perak – From a single seater motorcycle to a twin seater. A notable fact in this modification is that the attachment is removable; quickly changing the motorcycle from a single to a twin-seater and vice versa. Take a look at the video shared by Verma Automotives below.
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    Jawa Perak modified seat is finished in leather with same brown colour scheme as the rider seat. There are turn indicator lights under both the seats. The video also shows that the modified seat is capable enough to take the weight of the pillion without any issues. When the pillion seat is not needed, the attachment can be removed and bracket folded down for a single seater ride.

    Apart from this modification, there are other changes made on this Perak. It gets a foldable side number plate. This can be folded so that it does not break or come in the way of comfortable seating for the pillion rider. Verma Automotives have also modified the exhaust for a deeper and louder sound. They have also fitted the Perak with a new LED headlamp. Apart from these modifications, there are no other changes made.

    Jawa Perak Engine
    The Jawa Perak gets its power via a BS6 compliant 334cc, single cylinder, SOHC, fuel injected engine offering 30 hp power and 33 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox. It gets 280mm disc brakes at the front and 240mm disc brakes at the rear with dual channel ABS offered as standard. Suspension is via telescopic hydraulic fork in the front and 7 step adjustable mono shock at the rear.
    The company has priced the Jawa Perak at Rs.1.94 lakhs, ex-sh. It can be booked at a refundable amount of Rs.10,000 and is also offered via easy financing options. These include offers like 50 percent discount on first 3 instalments, 100 percent funding and special EMIs etc.

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  • Jawa Aug 2020 Sales at 1,353 units – CL 300 Listed on Jawa Europe Website

    The Jawa Classic is now listed on the company’s European website as CL 300, which will be imported from India
    Indian made Jawa Classic has been listed as an official product on the European website ( of the Czech motorcycle brand. The motorcycle, as reported earlier, has been listed as Jawa 300 CL and is expected to go on sale soon. The Jawa 300 CL is going to be the first bike from Jawa to be imported to Europe from India.

    Classic Legends, a subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra, had bought the licensing deal in October 2016 to manufacture Jawa motorcycles in India. Its first two products- Jawa Classic and Jawa Forty-Two were launched in December 2018 at initial prices of Rs 1.55 lakh and Rs 1.64 lakh respectively for single-channel ABS models.
    Both the motorcycles have been updated to the latest BS6 emission norms and are now offered at starting prices of Rs 1.65 lakh and Rs 1.74 lakh for forty-Two and Classic respectively. Apart from these two, Jawa also retails the Perak bobber which was launched earlier this year at a price of Rs 1.95 lakh. All prices mentioned are ex-showroom.
    Jawa Sales
    Jawa Aug 2020 sales for Aug 2020 stand at 1,353 units. This when compared to Aug 2019 sales of 1,438 units, is a decline of about 6%. In comparison, rival Royal Enfield sales for Aug 2020 stands at 35,105 units. These are retail sales, revealed by FADA.
    Jawa 300 CL listed on European website
    Speaking Jawa launch in Europe, Classic Legends plan to adopt the Classic aka 300 CL first while the rest of the two will be adopted later. The Classic has already been homologated for European roads. The European-spec 300 CL is set to undergo minor changes to comply with European vehicular standards. Visually and aesthetically the bike still essentially remains the Indian made Jawa Classic with the same set of colour schemes on offer.
    Engine & Transmission
    The 300 CL will be powered by the same 294cc provided in Classic, however, the power and torque figures are reduced to 23 bhp and 25 Nm respectively as opposed to 27 bhp and 28 Nm in the Indian-spec model. Transmission duties will be carried out by a 6-speed gearbox as usual. Dimension wise the European-spec model is identical to its Indian counterpart.
    Talking about the dynamics, the bike gets a telescopic hydraulic fork at front and a twin shock gas ganister hydraulic at rear with a travel of 135mm and 100mm travel. The bike stands on 90/90-18 M/C wheels at front and 120/80-17 M/C wheels at rear. Braking duties are carried out by 280mm disc with floating calipers as standard on front with the option of either drum brakes or 240mm disc at the rear wheel.
    Just as in the Indian market, the CL 300 will compete against the Royal Enfield Classic 350. It will be interesting to see how the European market reacts to such a class of bike with a design which clearly resonates with the Indian market. The price of the CL 300 Jawa is yet to be announced and is expected to be out soon. More