Triumph local assembly in India to be increased, aims at 90 percent of its products sold here to be locally produced by 2018.
Triumph Motorcycles, the British superbike maker is looking at increasing the local assembly operations in India, with 90 percent of its products sold here to be locally produced by 2018. Triumph currently sells 16 models across 5 different categories of motorcycles in India with only 20 percent of them being assembled here at its facility in Manesar and the company aims to take that number to 90 percent by the next year.
Triumph too is desirous of taking the Make In India route and produce around 1200 units locally by next year. Currently, the company is expected to produce around 200 units in the June-May fiscal that it follows.
Triumph just launched the 2017 Street Triple S in India and has priced it at Rs. 8,50,000/- (ex-showroom, Delhi). The model features a 765cc engine, switchable traction control, ABS, ride-by-wire with riding modes, LCD instrumentation, etc and the firm intends to sell 250-300 units of the Street Triple S in the current year.
The Triumph Street Triple S too will be assembled at the company’s Manesar plant.
Triumph Local Assembly
– Triumph Motorcycles is looking at increasing the local assembly operations in India
– It currently assembles only 20 percent of the 16 models that it sells in India
– The newly launched Street Triple S too will be assembled at the company’s Manesar plant