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    Jawa 500cc Adventure Motorcycle Debuts As A Rebadged Bristol Venturi 500

    Jawa 500cc Adventure Motorcycle. Hat tip to Mahindra Mojo Riders Club.Neither the Jawa branded adventure bike nor its scrambler sibling will be launched in India
    A few days back images of a scrambler wearing a Jawa branding had gone viral in the motorcycling community. This Jawa branded 500cc motorcycle was essentially a rebadged Bristol Veloce 500. Bristol is a Philippines based motorcycle manufacturer which has inked some sort of a deal with Jawa, the original brand from Czech Republic.
    This bike has no relation with the Jawa motorcycles made and sold in India by Classic Legends, a Mahindra & Mahindra backed entity. The Indian company bought the rights of the Jawa brand in India and launched its first motorcycle in 2018. The bikemaker currently has three products that are exclusively manufactured in India. These are Jawa, Forty-Two and Perak.
    Now, coming back to the original Czech entity, Jawa is looking to expand its footprints across Europe and hence will be extending its lineup by introducing new models in the near future. Another such model is Bristol Venturi 500, which has also been launched in Lithuania, Europe. Venturi is an adventure bike and is based on the same architecture and engine as Veloce 500.
    Design
    The latest images shared by Jawa Lithuania, show both the adventure bike and its scrambler sibling standing side by side to each other. While Jawa calls its version of the scrambler as ‘RVR 500’, the adventure tourer is likely to be christened as ‘RVM 500’ as inscribed on the bike’s fuel tank. Both bikes apart from the frame and engine share a lot in common in terms of features and design.
    Jawa 500cc Adventure Motorcycle. Image – Jawa Lithuania
    RVM 500 looks nearly identical to Venturi 500 and only differs in the livery and decals. It gets a traditional beak and tall windscreen upfront as in contemporary adventure motorcycles. The front end of the bike wears a familiar look to BMW G310GS. It flaunts a V-shaped headlamp and a muscular fuel tank upfront while the tail section gets a luggage mounting rack and rear tyre hugger.
    Jawa 500cc Adventure Motorcycle
    Unlike Veloce 500, RVM 500 gets split-style seating and the dual exhaust pipes are housed onto a single canister. The adventure bike, however, rides on the exactly same 18-inch front and 16-inch rear wire-spoked rims shod by Metzeler Tubeless tyres with a block pattern. Both motorcycles even get a similar handlebar.
    Mechanical Specifications
    Diving deep into its specifics, RVM 500 is underpinned by a dual-beam, Diamond shape steel frame that is suspended on inverted telescopic forks at front and a mono-shock at rear from KYB. Braking duties are handled by dual discs up front and a single disc at rear which are assisted by a dual-channel ABS from Nissin. Other features include a fully digital instrument console and a USB charging port.
    Jawa Europe also has the India-made Jawa Classic on sale
    RVM 500 adventure bike will be powered by the same 471cc parallel-twin, liquid-cooled engine as offered in Veloce 500. This motor pumps out 47 bhp at 8,500rpm and a peak torque of 43 Nm at 6,500rpm and is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. Internationally this bike competes against the likes of Benelli TRK 502 and Honda CB500X. More

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    Jawa Badged Bristol Veloce 500 Retro-Classic Scrambler Spied

    New Jawa 500cc Scrambler SpiedMysterious new motorcycle has been spied with Jawa badging – The original is a 471cc motorcycle from Bristol
    Jawa is actively working on several products including a Yezdi RoadKing revival, and is also gearing up to explore the higher echelons of the lucrative medium displacement world. Now, photos of new motorcycle have surfaced online. These are wearing Jawa badging. The motorcycle derives inspiration from Honda’s design language.
    There is a badging of ‘RVR500’ just below the fuel tank. Two colour options are seen. The green one has brown seat while the red one has black seat. The interesting wheels with conventional orientation of the spokes definitely stand out.
    Bristol Veloce 500
    Bristol Motorcycle
    The same motorcycles which have been spied with Jawa badge, are exactly same as Bristol Motorcycles – a Philippines based motorcycle manufacturer. It is sold as Bristol Veloce 500. It is priced at about PHP 348k, which is approx Rs 5.2 lakhs as per today’s conversion rates.
    Specifications
    Bristol Veloce 500 is equipped with a liquid-cooled, parallel twin-cylinder (as evident by the twin exhaust downtubes) 471cc engine. Power output is rated at 35 kW (47 hp) @ 8500 rpm and 43 Nm @ 6500 rpm. Transmission is taken care by a 6 speed gearbox.
    New Jawa 500cc Scrambler Spied
    Other highlights include upside-down telescopic front forks, twin-exhaust canisters, monoshock rear suspension, and a single rear disc brake. It is equipped with a fully digital instrument console and dual-channel ABS. The meaty tyres with pronounced buttons give the motorcycle a mild scrambler appeal.
    Bristol Veloce 500
    Dimensions
    Bristol Veloce 500 is 2156mm long, 850mm wide and 1177mm tall. It has a wheelbase of 1460mm and a seat height of 760mm. Kerb weight is at 173 Kgs, while ground clearance is at 190mm. Front Tyre size is 110/80-18 while at the rear is 160/60-17. Full specs can be seen in the table below.
    Is it coming to India?
    Nothing much is known about this motorcycle with Jawa branding and its India launch. It is likely that Jawa brand has partnered with some other company to rebadge the Bristol Veloce 500 and sell it in a select country.
    New Jawa 500cc Scrambler Spied
    For now, Jawa is busy establishing itself in India as well as Europe. Exports of their existing range of motorcycles started a few months ago. The company is also reportedly working on a pure electric motorcycle as well as revival of BSA brand for the UK market.
    With an established dealership network across the country, expanding its portfolio to cover a wider range of audience is the logic way forward for Classic Legends. Will the 500cc Jawa scrambler come to India, only time will tell. More

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    Jawa Khakhi Colour Launch Price Rs 1.93 L – Royal Enfield Signals Rival

    Jawa Khakhi ColourJawa has launched two new colour options – Khakhi and Midnight Grey
    Jawa updated the 42 earlier this year. As compared to the older Jawa 42 which was seen with extensive use of chrome across its body, the new Jawa 42 gets blacked out elements to enhance its sportiness. These include blacked out dual exhausts, engine and rear twin shocks along with telescopic front fork and headlamp casing. Now it is the Jawa, which has received an update.
    Royal Enfield tasted success with their limited edition Pegasus based on Classic 500 and the current Signals Edition based on Classic 350. Both these editions were launched as a tribute to armed forces. Now, Jawa has launched a new Khakhi colour option which seems to have been inspired by its rival.
    Jawa Midnight Grey Colour
    Jawa Khakhi & Midnight Grey
    With these new colour options, Jawa is celebrating 50th anniversary of India’s 1971 war victory. Jawa says, “What makes these motorcycles special is the commemorative emblem that proudly features the prestigious Indian Army insignia flanked by a ‘laurel wreath’ symbolizing the 1971 victory. Jawa Motorcycles is honoured to be the first manufacturer to be allowed to do so on a production motorcycle.”
    Jawa says that the Khakhi colour option “signifies the spirit of selfless service to the nation by the men in uniform.” Jawa Midnight Grey is inspired by the Battle of Longewala. The new colour is an ode to the bravery of these soldiers and the victory that we achieved on this night. Both these Jawa motorcycles are on sale at a price of Rs 1,93,357, ex-sh, Delhi.
    Royal Enfield Signals. Image – Bike Point By Mintu & Rahul
    Styling
    New Jawa Khakhi and Midnight Grey add a dark sophistication and a more outdoorsy feel to the Jawa character. Both shades are finished in matte and feature an all-black theme that runs across the mechanical parts of the motorcycle.
    The engine now features brushed fins adding to the attention to detail. The 1971 War Victory commemorative insignia occupies the place of pride on the fuel tank flanked by tricolour stripes.
    Specs
    Engine specs remain same as before. There is no change in engine lineup for the 2021 Jawa which continues to be powered by a 293cc, single cylinder, fuel injected, liquid cooled, DOHC engine offering 27 hp power at 6,800 rpm and 27.03 Nm torque at 5,000 rpm.
    The motor is mated to a 6 speed gearbox. Suspension also stays unchanged with telescopic fork in the front and twin spring setup at the rear while the company claims to have revised suspension and frame for better ground clearance. Jawa also claims to have strengthened the chassis at vital points while the seat has been improved for better room and rider comfort. More

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    Jawa Motorcycles Price Increase July 2021 – Jawa, Jawa 42, Perak

    Jawa MotorcyclesThis is the second price hike announced by the company in 2021 – Last one was in January
    Due to rising input costs, several two-wheeler manufacturers have announced price hikes this year. Jawa joins the list with prices of its motorcycles increased in the range of Rs 7,200 to Rs 8,700. The exact figure will be based on the model and variant.
    Customers who book their Jawa motorcycle from July 8 (today) onwards will have to pay as per the revised pricing. The news was reported by Car And Bike, a Mahindra owned automotive news website. Mahindra also owns Jawa via their venture Classic Legends.
    Jawa had increased prices of all its motorcycles earlier this year in January as well. At that time, a single rate price hike of Rs 2,987 was applied to all models and variants. Later in February, the company had launched 2021 Jawa 42. It came with cosmetic updates, new colour options, new range of accessories and a retuned engine that delivers slightly more power. 2021 Jawa 42 was launched at an increased price of Rs 1.84 lakh (ex-showroom).
    No updates
    Latest hike in prices of Jawa motorcycles is primarily due to increase in cost of raw materials. All motorcycles will be largely the same as earlier. However, Jawa is offering a helmet to its new customers. This is expected to provide some relief to customers who will be required to pay the higher prices. But considering that helmet rule has been strictly implemented and most people already have one, the usefulness of free helmet scheme seems uncertain.
    Jawa Price Hike July 2021
    Jawa motorcycles specs
    Jawa and Jawa 42 are powered by a 293cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled, DOHC engine that is capable of generating 27.33 ps of max power and 27.02 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a constant mesh 6-speed transmission. The twins utilize a double cradle frame. Suspension setup comprises telescopic hydraulic front forks and gas canister type twin hydraulic suspension at the rear.
    Standard variants are offered with front disc brake and rear drum brake, integrated with single channel ABS. Customers have the option to choose disc brakes at both ends, which will be coupled with dual channel ABS.
    Talking about bobber-styled Jawa Perak, the motorcycle is powered by a 334cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled motor that generates 30.64 ps and 32.74 Nm. It is mated to a constant mesh 6-speed transmission. Perak has double cradle tubular frame with telescopic front forks and 7-step adjustable monoshock rear suspension. Braking duties are performed by 280mm and 240mm disc at the front and rear, respectively. Dual-channel ABS is offered as standard.
    To boost sales further, Jawa is working aggressively to expand its dealer network. By August 2021, Jawa dealerships would have grown to 275. By end of this fiscal, Jawa aims to increase the total number of dealerships to more than 500.
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    Yezdi Roadking Name Trademark Filed – India Launch By Dec 2021

    Yezdi Roadking test mule spiedWhile Yezdi will focus on domestic market, BSA will primarily target European countries
    After resurrecting Jawa brand in 2018, Classic Legends is working aggressively on expanding its product portfolio. Currently, it retails three motorcycles, Jawa, Jawa forty two and Perak. The company has around 200 outlets across India and cumulative sales have been around 50,000 units. To power the next phase of growth, the company urgently needs to expand its product portfolio. That’s where Yezdi and BSA brands are going to play a critical role.
    Yezdi motorcycle
    With Yezdi, Classic Legends can generate higher volumes. In FY2021, the company’s sales were 20,801 bikes (excluding data from Telangana, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh). At current volumes, it may become difficult for dealers to sustain their business in a profitable manner. Yezdi has good potential in the Indian market, as it is a popular name among enthusiasts. Just like Jawa, it also evokes a sense of nostalgia.
    Yezdi Roadking Testing
    Yezdi motorcycle is planned to debut during the festive season, around pre-Diwali period. It will be using the same 293cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled motor that does duty on Jawa. It is capable of generating 27.33 PS of max power and 27.02 Nm of max torque. It is mated to a 6-speed constant mesh transmission.
    Yezdi could also borrow other hardware pieces such as suspension and brakes. It will be manufactured on the same assembly line that is currently being utilized for Jawa at the company’s production facility in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh. Under the revival, Yezdi could name their first motorcycle as Roadking, appropriate trademarks have been filed.
    Yezdi Roadking Name Registered
    650cc BSA motorcycles
    BSA brand has similar familiarity and fan following in European markets, just like Jawa and Yezdi in India. Birmingham Small Arms (BSA) was established way back in 1861. The iconic British motorcycle brand was bought by Mahindra a few years back for around Rs 28 crore.
    Dedicated teams at Classic Legends are currently working to perfect a new 650cc engine. This will power multiple middleweight BSA motorcycles. The engine is being tested on various parameters such as dynamics, handling and emission compliance norms in UK. Simultaneously, the design of the motorcycle is being developed at the company’s design centre in UK.
    BSA motorcycles will initially be launched in UK. They will be manufactured in India and assembled overseas. A dedicated assembly line has already been setup at Pithampur plant for manufacturing the premium BSA motorcycles. The new bikes could be unveiled at upcoming EICMA 2021 in Milan. However, launch timelines are not clear. These will take on 650cc motorcycles from Royal Enfield.
    As per reports, Classic Legends is also working on an electric motorcycle that will be launched under BSA brand. For this, the company has been given a grant of 4.3 million pounds (around Rs 45.2 crore) by UK government.
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    Jawa Classic Matte Black Colour Inspired By Perak – Offered At Authorized Dealer

    Jawa Classic Matte Black. Credit – Jawa Surat / Agozee KustomsJawa is no doubt a beautiful classic worth admiring at, but colour options are fairly limited
    For most people buying Jawa, the choice would be either Black or Maroon. There’s a Grey option as well, but that colour theme may not appeal to everyone. In comparison, Jawa forty two offers lot more colour options such as Nebula Blue (Glossy), Comet Red (Glossy), Starlight Blue (Matte), Lumos Lime (Matte), Halley’s Teal (Matte) and Galactic Green (Matte).
    It’s always possible that a customer wants the standard Jawa, but doesn’t like the available stock colours. In this situation, the right thing to do would be to approach a customization shop. This way, the customer can have their preferred ride in the colour of their own choosing.
    A recent example comes from Surat based agozee_kustoms that has carried out a seamless transformation of Jawa in Matte Black colour. This customization job is done for Seema Bikes, which is the authorized dealer of Jawa India. Cost of the modification is Rs 15,000 – above the cost of the motorcycle.
    Jawa Matte Black key details
    The bike gets Matte Black shade all around. It covers the headlight, front and rear fenders, rear view mirrors, fuel tank, radiator, front suspension, and side panels. Engine, spoke wheels and exhaust have also been blacked out. The only metallic bits that are left can be seen on the headlight ring, turn indicators, rear suspension and kick-start lever.
    Jawa Classic Matte Black. Credit – Jawa Surat / Agozee Kustoms
    The golden pinstriping has been retained in largely the same format as is available with the stock variant. This is an integral design element that gives the bike its retro flavour. The golden pinstriping can be seen on the headlight cowl, front and rear fenders, fuel tank and side panels.
    Jawa Classic Matte Black
    If we compare the customized Matte Black with stock Black colour, the latter can be seen with liberal use of metallic bits. Components like the front suspension, fuel tank, engine, exhaust, rear suspension and spoke wheels wear a metallic shade. For folks with relatively sober colour preferences, the customized Matte Black shade could be an ideal choice.
    Factory finish
    A notable aspect of this customization project is that the workmanship is truly outstanding. The Matte Black shade looks even all across and other finer details have been executed with perfection.
    The bike’s design and Matte Black shade have turned out to be a perfect match. It’s something that the company can consider launching as a new shade for Jawa and Jawa forty two. Something similar is already offered with Jawa Perak. More

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    Jawa Perak Matte Green Colour Custom Paint Job At Authorized Dealer

    Jawa Perak Matte Green
    Jawa Perak is currently retailed at a price of Rs 1.98 lakh (ex-showroom) and has no direct rivals in the Indian market
    Jawa Perak holds a unique distinction in India for being the only proper bobber-style cruiser motorcycle to be locally built in India. Although not a mass-seller, it caters to a niche segment of buyers who love traditional bobbers yet are not willing to shell out big bucks for a Harley Davidson, Indian Motorcycle or Triumph.
    A local aftermarket workshop based out of Surat in Gujarat named Agozee Kustoms has given a Jawa Perak a new custom paint job. The stock Perak is only available in a solitary black paint scheme. The customization has been conducted for a Surat-based dealership at a price of Rs 9,999.
    Custom Matte Green Paint Job
    The motorcycle now wears a pine green paint as its primary colour with a thick stripe of white running on top of the fuel tank, around the central toolkit panel and across the front and rear fenders. It also gets a small ‘Perak’ branding on the fuel tank.
    The white shade adds a nice contrast to the green paint and overall provides a fresh appeal to the bobber’s retro-style design. There are no other changes made to the classic bobber in any way.
    Jawa Perak Matte Green
    Perak Design
    Like the regular Perak, the custom motorcycle adopts a blacked-out theme for all its mechanical components. The design is further accentuated by gold pin-striping on the fuel tank, side panels and fenders.
    The most notable highlight though is the single-piece floating seat wrapped in tan brown leather giving Perak a classic bobber stance. Back bezels around headlamps, blacked-out handlebar and bar-end mirrors further provide a sporty contrast to the bike.
    Mechanical Specifications
    Coming to its specifications, Perak is powered by a slightly larger 334cc single-cylinder engine in comparison to the 294cc unit in Jawa Standard and Forty-Two. This motor is capable of churning out 30 bhp and a peak torque of 32.74 Nm and is paired with a 6-speed gearbox.
    Jawa Perak Matte Green
    Suspension setup comprises conventional telescopic forks upfront and a mono-shock at rear, mounted beneath the seat. Braking duties are handled by disc brakes at both ends which are assisted by a dual-channel ABS.
    Perak also offers a slightly longer wheelbase in comparison to its other two siblings due to a larger rake to the front suspension unit. For its class of motorcycles, Perak is extremely nimble at 175 kilos of kerb weight. A similar custom paint job was performed by the same aftermarket workshop on Jawa Forty-Two a couple of months ago. In that case, it was wrapped in a sky blue colour with stripes of black across the body panels. More

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    Jawa 42 Customized By Dealer – On Sale For No Additional Cost

    Jawa 42 CustomAuto dealers are known to use ingenious methods to boost sales
    While discounts, benefits and freebies are among the most widely used tools to attract customers, sometimes dealers come up with entirely new ideas. A recent example is that of a Jawa dealer in Surat, who is offering customized Jawa Forty Two motorcycle at no extra cost. The financial year is coming to a close and most businesses including auto dealerships would be looking to boost sales.
    Jawa 42 customization – key details
    One of the primary objectives of this dealer-level customization is to boost sales of spoke rimmed variant of Jawa 42. As may be recalled, 2021 Jawa Forty Two was launched earlier this year in February. Among the key updates introduced is the availability of blacked out alloy wheels and tubeless tyres. While retro-styled motorcycles such as Jawa 42 look elegant in spoke wheels, there’s a growing preference for alloy wheels and tubeless tyres.
    Alloy wheels enhance a motorcycle’s sporty profile and coupled with tubeless tyres, they serve better for practical purposes. For example, if there is a flat, fixing a tubeless tyre is far easier than tube-type tyres.
    Due to these reasons, it is possible that there may no longer be enough demand for spoke rimmed variant of Jawa 42. To clear existing inventory, the dealer is offering customization for spoke wheel Jawa 42 at no extra cost.
    Jawa 42 Custom
    As can be seen in the images posted by the dealer, the customizations have been carried out on Starlight Blue (Matte) variant. It is possible that the dealer may be offering customizations on other colour variants as well.
    Jawa 42 Custom
    For Starlight Blue, most of the changes have been carried out on the fuel tank. It includes blacked out sections on both sides of the fuel tank and addition of tri-coloured lines, similar to the Indian tricolour national flag.
    On the top section of the fuel tank, there are two additional strips in silver colour. They have “42 Classic Legends” badging. These customizations are inspired by 2021 Jawa Forty Two that has a similar design theme. 2021 Jawa 42 offers three new colour options of Matte Red, Matte Black and White.
    Jawa 42 Custom
    Jawa 42 powertrain
    This dealer-level customization is limited to cosmetic updates and there are no changes to engine or other hardware. However, if we talk about 2021 Jawa 42, the updated motorcycle does offer slightly more power of 0.8 hp. While engine is the same BS6 compliant 293cc, liquid-cooled unit as earlier, it has been tweaked to deliver 27.3hp of max power and 27Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
    2021 Jawa 42 is available at Rs 1.84 lakh (ex-showroom). That’s around Rs 12k costlier than the current dual-channel ABS variant that retails at Rs 1.72 lakh. More