BMW Motorrad has officially started its India operations as a part of the Indian subsidiary of BMW Group. Earlier, BMW Motorrad was operating in India with importers who had sales outlets in Mumbai and Delhi.
Shivapada Ray has been appointed as the head of the bike division, and the company is in the process of setting up the team and dealer network in India. In the initial phase, BMW Motorrad will set up dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Pune.
Dimitris Raptis, Head of Region Asia, China, Pacific, South Africa, BMW Motorrad said, “BMW Motorrad has already become the most anticipated and exhilarating brand to enter India. We see a tremendous potential in this country and we are pleased to introduce BMW Motorrad as a part of the Indian subsidiary of BMW Group.”
Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India, said, “BMW Motorrad is an inherent and highly emotional part of the BMW brand. We want our existing and prospective customers to forge new paths and make BMW Motorrad a part of their aspirational lifestyle and pursue joy through riding.”
“We intend to embark on this success story in India – with our ongoing product offensive, which we will further expand and by increasing our presence in the country with the right partners,” added Pawah.
BMW Motorrad in India will have the following motorcycles, BMW S 1000 RR, BMW R 1200 RS, BMW R 1200 RT, BMW K 1600 GTL, BMW R 1200 R, BMW S 1000 R, BMW R NineT, BMW R NineT Scrambler, BMW R 1200 G S Adventure, BMW R 1200 GS, BMW S 1000 XR which are available as Completely Built-up Units (CBU).
|BMW R 1200 GS Standard||Rs 15.9 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 GS Dynamic+||Rs 19 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 GS PRO||Rs 19.5 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Standard||Rs 17.5 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Dynamic+||Rs 20.9 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 GS Adventure PRO||Rs 21.4 lakh|
|BMW S 1000 RR Standard||Rs 18.9 lakh|
|BMW S 1000 RR PRO||Rs 21.4 lakh|
|BMW S 1000 R Standard||Rs 16.9 lakh|
|BMW S 1000 R Sport||Rs 17.9 lakh|
|BMW S 1000 R PRO||Rs 18.9 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 R Standard||Rs 14.9 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 R Exclusive||Rs 15.4 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 R Style||Rs 15.5 lakh|
|BMW R NineT Standard||Rs 17.9 lakh|
|BMW R NineT Scrambler Standard||Rs 15.9 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 RS Standard||Rs 15.9 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 RS Dynamic+||Rs 16.9 lakh|
|BMW S 1000 XR Standard||Rs 18.5 lakh|
|BMW S 1000 XR PRO||Rs 21.5 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 RT Standard||Rs 18.5 lakh|
|BMW R 1200 RT PRO||Rs 21.9 lakh|
|BMW K 1600 GTL Standard||Rs 25.9 lakh|
|BMW K 1600 GTL PRO||Rs 28.5 lakh|
This list might come as a disappointment to some, as the G 310 R is missing. However, do note that the BMW Motorrad’s official Twitter handle has confirmed the launch, but it might happen next year due to production constraints.
— BMW Motorrad (@BMWMotorrad) February 16, 2017