Jawa Classic Legends revival

Jawa success to delay BSA revival?

Jawa Motorcycles have returned with such a vengeance in India, there could be pressure to export to other markets and delay the revival of BSA. Currently, owners Mahindra Motorcycles are only licensed by the original Czech Jawa company to make and sell the bikes in India. However, that could change in the next few years …

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Jawa Classic Legends

Jawa Classic Legends unveiled in India

Jawa Motorcycles are back with a retro vengeance with the unveiling of three new Classic Legends models in India. Unfortunately, owners Mahindra Motorcycles are only licensed by the original Czech Jawa company to make and sell the bikes in India. However, we believe that could change in the next few years if these are successful. …

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Jawa Classic Legends 300

New Jawa Classic Legends revealed

A new generation of Jawa Classic Legends motorcycles with a 300cc engine have been revealed in spy photos from “automotive enthusiast” Kiran P Menon. But don’t get too excited about seeing the bikes here. The Czech motorcycle company has licensed the name Jawa to Mahindra auto company for production and sale in India. Meanwhile, Jawa still makes …

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Jawa 350 returns to international market - cagiva

Jawa returns to international market?

Czech motorcycle manufacturer Jawa could be returning to the international market with a new four-stroke retro 350 model. For the past 88 years, Jawa has been mainly making two-stroke bikes which have now been banned in many markets because of emissions regulations. Now the company is about to release a new 350 model with 350cc …

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Jawa 350 by Urban Motors

What will the new Jawa motorcycle look like?

Indian tractor manufacturer Mahindra has bought BSA and Jawa and plans to revive the brands, but we’re not sure the latter will look like this concept. It was built by Urban Motor of Berlin and unveiled at the annual Glemseck motorcycle festival in Stuttgart where it took part in their inaugural Essence sprint. Their minimalist concept …

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Designer sketches more scramblers

If you think the scrambler craze has gone crazy, check out some of these sketches by Italian motorcycle designer Oberdan Bezzi. While none of them is endorsed by the manufacturers, there are a few here that might make them think long and hard about hopping on board this lucrative segment. The sketches are featured on …

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Royal Enfield 750 spied testing Royal Enfield to launch retro 750

Royal Enfield to launch 750 Interceptor

Royal Enfield is poised to launch a British-designed, engineered and built 750cc retro naked bike called the Interceptor early next year. For Aussies and many film fans, the name Interceptor means the 1973 XB GT Ford Falcon Coupe that featured in the first Mad Max film. We’re not sure the name will translate easily to a 750cc parallel twin …

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Old motorcycles and cars icons of Cuba

Think of Cuba and you think of cigars, salsa music, communism and old cars. Few would think of motorcycles, but the country also has an interesting collection of motorbikes. And just like the cars, they are ancient and held together with tape and glue. However, unlike the cars, there are no American models, nor Japanese. …

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