Jawa Motorcycles - the resurrected legendary motorcycles manufacturer announced the deliveries of both the Jawa and Forty Two to begin by end of this month. The co-founder of Classic Legends - Anupam Thareja tweeted about this development and the brand also shared the posts related to this announcement on their social media platforms. Jawa seems to be working in full swing to adhere to the deadline announced by the brand earlier.
Deliveries of Jawa and Forty Two will be done as per the booking order received by the brand in their pre-booking phase. In an earlier development, Jawa announced that they have exceeded their pre-booking limit and are full till September 2019. This clearly shows the enthusiastic response received by Jawa from the motorcycle aficionados. Jawa is on a spree of establishing dealerships in various cities, and as per the initial plan, they will be opening 100 dealerships across the country by March end to ensure better after-sale support and experience.
At the launch of Jawa Motorcycles, the brand also showcased the Perak - a bobber styled motorcycle which attracted a number of eyeballs as well. The brand has met the delivery deadline of Jawa and Forty Two, which also hints at the possibility of timely launch of the Perak. Jawa also mentioned that they will be offering a dual-channel ABS variant of the bikes, once the single-channel ABS units are delivered. This announcement came as a response to the competitions who are upgrading their products with the dual-channel ABS units.
Both the Jawa and Forty Two are powered by a 293 cc, single cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. The mill churns out 27 bhp and 28 Nm of torque. The DOHC engine is married to a 6-speed gearbox. The motorcycles are priced at Rs. 1.64 lakhs (Jawa) and Rs. 1.55 lakhs (Forty Two). The key competitors are Royal Enfield Classic 350 (Rs. 1.39 lakhs), Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 (Rs. 1.50 lakhs) and Bajaj Dominar 400 (1.62 lakhs).