The news comes as Bajaj appears to be gearing up for an all-out battle with Royal Enfield for sales, including a foray into North American markets.
A deal between Triumph and Bajaj has come out of nowhere, and offers very interesting possibilities down the road.
The new Bajaj Dominar 400 “power cruiser” draws heavily from Italian muscle bike design, and it’s powered by KTM’s 373 cc thumper.
Bajaj hints to Indian media that they have their own mid-sized bike plans.
Bajaj is using their ties with KTM to improve their lineup, as the latest example of a growing trend.
Mature Italian motorcycle manufacturer seeks loving home – Ducati is likely to be sold and Canada’s BRP could make a great new owner.
The Austrian mini-naked will be sold in the U.S. in 2014; we assume it’ll show up in Canada at the same time.
Indian manufacturer owns almost half of Austrian motorcycle company.
Last week’s purchase puts the Indian manufacturer at a 39.3 per cent stake in the Austrian company.