Recently, KTM store was inaugurated at Hyderabad and has rolled out its recently introduced Duke 200 motorcycle. Following the success of Duke 200, KTM plans to introduce a street bike along with many new models in India in order to increase its share in the Indian domestic market. Bajaj Auto has planned to open 32 KTM stores throughout the country in different phases.
The company is also planning to inaugurate store at Bangalore sometime soon. According to Bajaj Auto’s Zonal Manager, Mr. Amit Pawar commented that the aspirations of young bike lovers is changing and their expectations too. Youngsters want all the features of naked bike in a regular street bike. This means, they (Bajaj) will have to offer them what they want with new models.
KTM also plans to introduce its brand bike accessories like helmets, gloves, etc., in the country. Regarding this, Mr. Prakhar Muktibodh, Area Sales Manager, KTM South informed that the KTM brand has a wide range of accessories and parts that go well with bike lovers. He said as a part of expanding the business in India, they are set to bring in this merchandise, including jackets, gloves, helmets and some apparels and biker kits. The Austrian company has already proven its expertise in more than 50 nations and its second most-preferred bike off-road segment in the European market after BMW.
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