Polaris to Launch Victory in India

Dennis Chung
by Dennis Chung

Polaris plans to bring its Victory Motorcycles brand to India by the end of the year, says Pankaj Dubey, managing director of Polaris India.

“Yes we have decided to launch in the market by the end of 2013,” Dubey tells the Press Trust of India.

The American company entered the Indian market in 2012 at the New Delhi Auto Exp o. Polaris displayed a Victory Vision at the Expo, but the launch was primarily focused on the company’s off-road product lines. Polaris ATVs and UTVs have since been available at Indian dealerships and the company now appears ready to introduce its motorcycles.

Dubey did not provide details on what Victory models will be sold in India, but IndianCarsBikes.in reports Polaris will import them as completely built units rather than as complete knock down kits for final assembly. This would result in higher prices, as Polaris would pay higher import tariffs.

[Source: PTI via Indian Express, IndianCarsBikes.in]

Dennis Chung
Dennis Chung

Dennis has been a part of the Motorcycle.com team since 2008, and through his tenure, has developed a firm grasp of industry trends, and a solid sense of what's to come. A bloodhound when it comes to tracking information on new motorcycles, if there's a new model on the horizon, you'll probably hear about it from him first.

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