Odd-even rule back in Delhi between 15-30th April    Aprilia SR 150 uses the same engine as the Vespa 150    Mahindra S105 crossover under development    CSD lifts ban on Hyundai car sales    Maruti Suzuki considering Vitara Brezza petrol

BMW Owned Husqvarna Being Bought By KTM-Bajaj

Total Shares 0

Husqvarna Nuda 900R

There is speculation that the Italian bike brand, Husqvarna, is being bought by iconic Austrian brand, KTM, from its former owner BMW. KTM is partly owned by our very own Bajaj Auto. It is said that the deal of the ownership transfer may be announced by as early as this weekend. The final negotiations for the transfer and other processes are being carried out at the moment. Exact details of the deal and exact date of the transfer are not available at the moment though.

Husqvarna had been bought by BMW from its previous owner, Italian Bike manufacturer MV Agusta, in 2008. In spite of the global economic crisis, BMW had spent quite a handsome amount to develop and improve the Husqvarna brand. Many new road bikes and off-road bikes were introduced to replace the older line-up. BMW developed bikes like the Nuda 900 which was an extremely aggressive and powerful motorcycle. The Husqvarna Nuda had decent success in the market as well.

BMW developed a special motorsport as well as a research and development division, completely renovated all the production lines and shifted many of their top engineers to Italy to design bikes for Husqvarna. But now the German automobile giant is selling the Husqvarna brand to KTM. None of the companies, Husqvarna, KTM or BMW have made any official statement about the topic, but it is said that BMW usually never comments about such news until the whole process is complete.

Husqvarna Motorcycles India

Source – MotorCycleNews

Comments on this entry are closed.

  • Akash

    I thought TVS will buy husqvarna.

    • CRAZY4

      does TVS qualifies to buy any thing ???? already their R&D is the most poor. no one will even dare to sell their brands to them

  • Mathews Abraham

    i cant get the point….BMW bought Husq to compete with KTM & they are now selling it to them!!
    also to be noted that KTM also owns the Husaberg.anyway good news to me.

2016 Yamaha R3 Test Ride Review

2016 Yamaha R3 Test Ride Review


February 2, 2016    Adwait

The Yamaha R3 is a much more composed bike rather than a purpose oriented race machine Yamaha has finally entered into the quarter-litre sportbike segment with the YZF-R25 and YZF-R3. While other Asian markets get the 250cc version, Yamaha Motor India fortunately offers us the bigger brother – the R3. The bike was long due […]

Honda Drive To Discover 6 – Royal Exploration

Honda Drive To Discover 6 – Royal Exploration


February 1, 2016    Javeid Khan

The CR-V, City, Jazz did well amid rugged conditions in Honda’s latest Drive to Discover Barely before the dust had settled as we moved into the new year, Honda was ready with the first event of 2016. The ‘Honda Drive To Discover’, now into its 6th season, is all about exploring the country while experiencing […]

Maruti Swift vs Mahindra KUV100 vs Hyundai Grand i10 – Comparison Video

Maruti Swift vs Mahindra KUV100 vs Hyundai Grand i10 – Comparison Video


January 30, 2016    Javeid Khan

Catch All The Latest Videos, Subscribe To   Further Reading – Mahindra KUV100 Review Hyundai Grand i10 Diesel Review Hyundai Grand i10 Petrol Review Maruti Swift Review Tata Bolt vs Maruti Swift Hyundai Grand i10 vs Tata Bolt vs Maruti Swift Hyundai Grand i10 vs Tata Bolt vs Maruti Swift – Video

Suzuki Gixxer vs Honda CB Hornet 160R – Shootout

Suzuki Gixxer vs Honda CB Hornet 160R – Shootout


January 27, 2016    Faisal Khan

Shootout: Suzuki Gixxer vs Honda CB Hornet 160R; Shootout No. 145 Price OTR Mumbai: Rs. 89,836-91,004/- (Suzuki Gixxer), Rs. 92,222-97,226/- (Honda CB Hornet 160R) These two motorcycles are the best offerings in the 150cc commuter space and are fun to ride Competition in the 150cc segment has always been at its peak and there is […]

Return to Top ▲Return to Top ▲