Jawa motorcycle was resurrected with the launch of the next gen Jawa
motorcycles in Mumbai by Classic Legends. While two models, Jawa and Jawa Forty
Two will be available for sale beginning early 2019, the Perak mode will be
available later. The Jawa and Jawa forty two are priced at Rs 1,64,000 and
Rs 1,55,000 respectively (ex showroom
motorcycles were launched in the presence of Anand Mahindra, Chairman of
Mahindra Group, Anupam Thareja, Founder, Classic Legends Pvt Ltd. and Founder
and Managing Partner, Phi Capital,
Chairman & Managing Director, Rustomjee Group and Ashish Joshi, Chief
Executive Officer, Classic Legends Pvt. Ltd, besides several other officials
associated with the company.
begin online at www.jawamotorcycles.com from November 15, 2018. The Jawa and
Jawa forty two bring back the classic appeal of Jawa with a retro-cool twist.
An all-new 293cc, liquid cooled, single cylinder, DOHC engine powers the two
liquid cooled, single cylinder, DOHC engine, packs 27 bhp and 28 Nm of torque
with a generous mid-range and a flat torque curve for an unwavering,
consistently powered ride. The engine platform is built ready for the BS6
norms. The engine is mated to a constant mesh 6 speed transmission.
motorcycle has twin exhaust. It has a double cradle frame, with front tyre
being 90/90-18 while the rear is 120/80-17. The front suspension comprises
telescopic hydraulic fork and the rear a gas canister-twin shock hydraulic. The
front brake is a 280mm diameter disc with floating caliper and ABS while the
rear has a drum brake with 153mm diameter.
height is 765mm, the wheelbase is 1369mm and the bike has a kerb weight of
170kg with a 14 litre tank capacity.
also unveiled the factory custom Jawa Perak, powered by a 334cc, liquid cooled,
single cylinder, DOHC engine which develops 30bhp and 31nm of torque. The Perak
is priced at Rs 1,89,000, and the
booking will open at a subsequent date.
will be contract manufactured at the Pithampur plant of Mahindra Two Wheelers.
Both Jawa models have been designed and developed from scratch keeping in mind
the distinctive character, unique sound, styling and riding experience. The new
Jawa and Jawa forty two are tuned as retro and modern classics respectively for
today’s discerning riders.
The Jawa and
Jawa forty two are infused with modern technology, advanced safety delivering
enhanced riding confidence, while maintaining their authentic Jawa style and
classic charm. The timeless style and iconic character of the original Jawa is
reborn in this new Jawa. Jawa, with an evolutionary aesthetic that retains the
authenticity and familiarity of the past – classy, elegant, sophisticated,
majestic - this one is tuned for the legacy seekers. The Jawa in its form and
function is the quintessential classic with old world character and truly
two is the classic that breaks boundaries and experiments. With quirkiness in
its design and unconventional traits the forty two is a - toned, muscled,
sporty, aggressive version of a classic if there was ever to be one! The forty
two is meant to appeal to the heart as well as the head.
Sound is a
signature trigger for emotions and especially true for motorcycles. The quest
for the new 4-stroke Jawa sound took the company to Verona, Italy, where a duo
of maverick sound engineers, walked with us through all stages right from the
origin of the Jawa sound through countless cycles of harmonic pipe combinations
and multiple other permutations to discover a sound that was worthy of the new
Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group said, "It's rare to get an opportunity
to resurrect a legend. Jawa is an authentic and iconic brand that represents
the desire and yearning in all of us for freedom and adventure.”
Thareja, Founder, Classic Legends Pvt Ltd. and Founder and Managing Partner,
Phi Capital, said, ‘Jawa Motorcycles has enjoyed a huge fan following and
generations have relished riding these iconic motorcycles. Modern classics are
becoming more and more popular since people today are looking for character,
style and fun. We are excited about the new Jawa Motorcycles that we have
unveiled here today.
Chairman & Managing Director, Rustomjee Group said, ‘It is a proud moment
for me and my family that Jawa Motorcycles is making a comeback. The brand was
first introduced in the country by my father and went on to define an era that
not just pervaded a motorcycle cult but also popular culture & cinema that
got the nation together. We are certain that Jawa will receive as much love as
it had got in the past and will appeal to the seasoned motorcycles aficionados
and the millennials alike.”