Hero Harley to Launch 500cc Motorcycle in the Indian Market
Hero MotoCorp and Harley Davidson announced their partnership last year and the collaboration became Hero-Harley. Hero MotoCorp announced that the partnered company is planning to launch twin model bikes in a middleweight.
Hero-Harley Tie Up
Under this tie-up, the home-grown bikemaker will sell and service Harley Davidson motorcycles in the country. The company will also retail Harley accessories and apparel via brand-exclusive – Harley-Davidson and existing Hero dealerships. Besides this, Hero will develop and sell a range of premium motorcycles under the Harley-Davidson brand.
Niranjan Gupta, Hero Motocorp, Chief Financial Officer, said “Well, some models of the Harley Davidson come with an engine capacity of between 500cc to 900cc. While these models will be upgraded and come with an engine capacity of between 350cc to 400cc motorcycles. In India, this kind of engine was occupied by Royal Enfield and commands 90% of the Indian market. Now, Hero will launch its new models in the competition of the Royal Enfield models. The production of these models is underway and the launching and revealing date of these models is not cleared yet.”
Hero Harley Upcoming Bike Features
The Rebadged version of the Harley Davidson will be developed by the Hero Motocorp. Many models will be created for an affordable range, if compared with Harley motorcycles, the upcoming bikes with the same capacity engine are likely to be more affordable. Apart from the engine, the chassis, mechanical components, and features are expected to be shared by twin models.
Currently, there is no official update on the upcoming new Hero and Harley-Davidson premium bikes. We will soon provide you more details on the upcoming Harley Hero bike.
We can say, this partnership will be similar to BMW-TVS and that’s created the Apache RR 310 and BMW G 310 R in the motorbike market. So, becoming a partnership of Hero-Harley, Hondo Motocorp is controlling the distribution, sales, and other services of Harley Davidson. In addition to this, the Hero Motocorp will create middle-capacity bikes for Harley.