MV Agusta to Open First Indian Dealership in Pune
Modified On Mar 3, 2016 By Garvit Narang
Following its entry into the Indian two-wheeler market last year, MV Agusta will soon be setting up its first retailing store in Pune. Also, the Italian bike manufacturer will now start bringing bikes to the country through Completely Knocked Down (CKD) route instead of Completely Built Units (CBU). The first motorcycle that will be assembled in India is the F3 800. Coming to India in collaboration with Kinetic, the sales and after sales service of MV Agusta bikes will be taken care of by the Indian brand. Starting from Pune, the company will open a few more dealerships in major cities as a part of its expansion strategy.
There are a number of models from MV Agusta that are available for sale in the Indian market through an online portal. The entry of renowned brands like MV Agusta, Ducati, Benelli etc. in the country has given plenty of options to the Indian riders to choose from. These companies are coming in at a great time as the people of India are growing to spend more on their luxuries. Presently, two offering in the form of Brutale 1090 and F4 are available for sale in India. These can be brought from company’s official website at a price of Rs. 19.3 lac for Brutale 1090 and Rs. 26.5 lac for F4 (both prices ex-showroom, Pune).
MV Agusta sold over 9,000 units in the year 2015, recording highest sales growth in a year till date. Speaking about the success in 2015, Giovanni Castiglioni, president and CEO, MV Agusta, said, “2015 has been a very important year for MV Agusta. With the launch of the Turismo Veloce, we have created the first Touring MV Agusta, a motorcycle that differentiates itself from its competitors by introducing a whole new dimension and experience to traveling, touring that excites your emotions.”