In a major first of its kind initiative, Terra Motors Corporation,
the No.1 manufacturer of electric two and three wheelers in Japan, has announced
its presence in India by introducing
Kiwami, an electric superbike. The
motorcycle will be priced at Rs 18 lakh.
Catering to attract the youth and motorcycle enthusiasts with an eco-friendly bent of mind, the Kiwami which in
Japanese means ‘Ultimate’ produces 10kw max motor capacity and is
an amalgamation of advanced technology and innovation. The bike can achieve a
maximum speed of 160kmph and is absolutely hand-built with Japanese
Commenting on the foray of the company in India, Toru Tokushige, Chief
Executive Officer (CEO) & Founder of Terra
Motors said, “India is the second largest producer of two-wheelers in the world.
Hence it is an important market in our strategic growth plan and we intend to
invest Rs 30 crore in the Indian market next fiscal
year. With this mission, Terra Motors is set to deliver electric vehicle (EV)
of high quality and services in the tradition of what consumers in India come
to appreciate and expect from the Japanese industry.
“Terra Motors, endeavors to be the front runner in the electric two
wheeler segment and with the introduction of e-superbike, we strongly believe
that our products with superior quality and stylish designs are made with thorough
research and development. With immense knowledge of electric vehicles, we will
associate ourselves with the dealers who are well experienced in service
quality and will enrich customers experience.”.
In addition to this, Terra Motors will soon introduce series of
executive e-scooters, which will target premium consumers who expect a stylish
and sophisticated high end product. These bikes and a three wheelers option
will be showcased at the upcoming Auto Expo 2014.
With just 6 hours required for fully charging – Kiwami superbike will be ready to be driven over 200
kilometers, making it the highest running distance by any electric motorbike
ever in India.
Terra Motors Corporation is the leader in manufacturing electric two
and three wheelers in Japan. Founded in 2010, its headquarters are based in
Shibuya, Tokyo and also has branch offices in Vietnam and Philippines. The
company currently has over 1,000 dealers and
3000 service networks in Japan. Recently, Terra Motors was
short listed for the government
tender in the Philippines.
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