Written By: Yashika Sabharwal
Chinese motorcycle maker introducing 4 Motorbikes
- Chinese motorcycle, founded in China back in the year 1989 CFMoto: it is going to introducing its products in India on July 19, 2019, in partnership with Bengaluru-based AMW Motorcycles.
- It is originally scheduled, to make its India debut on July 4, 2019, but now CFMoto introduces its motorcycle line-up with 4 products on July 19.
- CFMoto finally stepped into the Indian two-wheeler market with not one but four new bikes catering to different genres.
CFMoto, the Chinese motorbike brand name motorcycle manufacturer was spotted testing its 650MT adventure touring motorcycle in Hyderabad, India some time ago. Along with the middleweight toured motorcycle, the company was also spotted testing its 250cc motorcycle. This hints at a sooner than expected launch for the Chinese manufacturer’s products. The CF Moto could make an India debut by July and also could offer the motorcycles that it was spotted testing.
Updates on the Launch
Chinese motorcycle manufacturer (CFMoto), finally stepped into the Indian two-wheeler market with not one but four new bikes catering to different genres. The company’s Indian portfolio which is going to launch, includes the 300NK, 650NK, 650MT and the 650GT (4 bikes).
All the four bikes have been priced extremely competitively from the other luxury motorbikes, with the most expensive bike retailing just a smidge under Rs 5.50 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The following points to note:-
- Chinese motorbike brand CFMoto has tied up with AMW Motorcycles (Hyderabad), who will be responsible for the Chinese brand’s operations in India.
- The company has set up a manufacturing plant in Bengaluru which has a claimed annual production capacity of 10,000 units. Currently, the brand has two dealerships in Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
- The company is planning to expand its reach to cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai soon. We will be riding these bikes soon, so stay tuned to ZigWheels for our first ride report!
- India is amongst the first markets to get the 300NK. Powering the naked motorcycle is a 292.4cc liquid-cooled engine that puts out 28PS and 25Nm of torque. Its main rival, the Honda CB300R, churns out 30.4PS and 27.4Nm of torque.