Royal Enfield, part of the Siddhartha
Lal controlled Eicher group, has posted a 43pc increase in sales of motorcycles
for the month of January 2015. While domestic sales for the month stood at
28157 units as compared to 19808 units in the month of January 2014 (42 pc
growth), exports were 770 units (424 units), an 82 pc increase in sales. In total, the company sold 28927 motorcycles in January 2015 as compared
to 20232 units in the corresponding period last year.
Royal Enfiled manufactures a
wide range of motorcycles including the Continental GT, the Thunderbird range,
the Classic range, the Standard and Bullet Range. These motorcycles are mainly with
engine capacities of 350cc and 500cc.
Meanwhile, Royal Enfield will
be organising the fifth edition of the Tour of Rajasthan from February 22, 2015
to March 4, 2015.
This year, the riders will
journey through the scenic landscapes of Rajasthan’s Thar Desert to Ajmer from
Jaipur through Mahansar, Bikaner, Jamba, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Ajmer and
finally Jaipur, covering a distance of 2,210 kilometres on their Royal Enfield
motorcycles. The route has been chalked out in detail to give the participants
a good mix of smooth and challenging terrains through the winding country
roads, vast sand dunes, majestic hills, lush green woods, a dried salt lake
bed, as well as on highways which are as smooth as landing strips.