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Zontes enters partnership with AARI for India debut | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Belgian bike maker Zontes will launch 5 merchandise in India via its partnership with AARI, who additionally handle Benelli’s and Keeway’s operations right here.

Zontes has entered right into a partnership with Adishwar Auto Journey India (AARI) for its Indian operations and has 5 merchandise in its pipeline for the nation. Based in 2003, Zontes is a Belgian model that’s a part of Guangdong Tayo Motorbike Expertise Pvt. Ltd.

Zontes: portfolio and India plans

Zontes has plans to launch 5 merchandise in our nation, the small print of that are but to be revealed. AARI will distribute these merchandise in India, simply because it does for a couple of different international manufacturers. Internationally, Zontes has a complete of eight merchandise in its portfolio, together with, an ADV tourer, a cruiser and a sports activities tourer.

A couple of of Zontes’ worldwide merchandise might be of specific curiosity to the potential Indian buyer. The model has a 312cc platform that underpins an entire raft of fashions, together with the 310R2 bare bike, the 312T2 ADV tourer, the 310V cruiser, in addition to the 310X2 sports activities tourer. In all chance, most of those bikes will make their strategy to our shores. In Malaysia, these fashions retail for between RM 19,500 and RM 23,500 (between Rs 3.5 lakh and Rs 4.2 lakh). It stays to be seen at what worth level Zontes launches their Indian product portfolio. 

A teaser video launched on Zontes’ Indian social media account reveals a unadorned bike with a spherical headlight sporting ‘350’ badging. Nothing else has been revealed but and we’ll have to attend for the producer’s official assertion concerning this. 

Zontes says that to maintain high quality ranges excessive, it manufactures 80 % of its elements in-house. Internationally, the model claims to have a presence in 55 nations. 

The keen-eyed amongst you’ll recognise that AARI  is in command of Benelli and Keeway’s operations in India. And including to that checklist lately is Italian model Moto Morini. Presently, AARI has greater than 50 dealerships within the nation. 

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