BMW & TVS Joinventure Sub 500cc
BMW give the first little power vehicle in the market. This produced in alliance with Indian firm TVS, will be launched in 2015, it is confirmed announcement.
According to Venu Srinivasan TVS Motor Company chairman “the joint venture’s first product would be launched in the second half of next year”.
It’s supposed to be a 300cc naked motorbike and is probable to go on sale in the UK badged by way of a BMW. It’s set to be the first in a range of sub-500cc models, built in India and sold in distinct BMW and TVS versions depending on the marketplaces they are going towards.
TVS present line-up contains mainly of scooters and 125 commuters but in February the firm unveiled a naked single-cylinder 250 concept called the Draken, allegedly making 38.5hp and 17ft.lb.
MR.Srinivasan said, “I know we have been silent on the TVS and BMW since we had the tie-up… [The first product] is going to be ready by the second half of next calendar year. All the work is under progress.”
BMW’s current small pwoer machine is the G650GS entry-level adventure bike, which has an engine manufactured by Loncin in China.