Classic Legends, a subsidiary of the Mahindra Group has resurrected the Jawa brand and launched the first two bikes that will make up its range. The Jawa and Jawa forty two are priced at Rs. 1.64 lakh and Rs. 1.55 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively. The company has also launched the custom Jawa Perak, which costs Rs. 1.89 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Jawa is available in 3 colour options – Jawa Maroon, Jawa Grey and Jawa Black. The Jawa forty two comes in six colour choices – Glossy Metallic Red, Glossy Dark Blue, Matt Moss Green, Matt Pastel Blue, Matt Pastel Light Green and Matt Blue. Bookings have begun online today, November 15, onwards on jawamotorcycles.com .
Powering the Jawa and Jawa forty two is a 293cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 27 BHP and 28 Nm of torque and comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The Jawa Perak is powered by a 334cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces 30 BHP and 31 Nm of torque.
The Jawa is a retro-styled motorcycle that draws inspiration from the original from the 1970s. The Jawa forty two has a similar styling but with more matte black elements instead of chrome. It also has black handlebar-end mounted rear view mirrors.
Both models are based on a double cradle frame with a wheelbase of 1,369 mm and a seat height of 765 mm. The bikes weigh 170 kg and come with a 14-litre fuel tank.
Both have telescopic forks at the front and twin hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear.
The braking setup consists of a single 280 mm disc at the front and a 153 mm drum brake at the rear. Both models come with single-channel ABS.