Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Mr. Rajiv Bajaj disclosed that two new super sports motorcycle under the Pulsar brand would be launched in a couple of months to boost sales. Though he did not reveal many details on the motorcycle, but stated that both these bikes would come in fully faired variants for better aerodynamics and would be the fastest bikes in their segments. Speaking to shareholders during the company’s annual general meeting, he said “Pulsar is number one sports bike in its category in India and we will launch two super sports bikes under this brand by the middle of this financial year.”
Though we’re sure of the Pulsar 375 coming in the pipeline, the other Pulsar is something that has left us wondering. And though Mr. Bajaj didn’t speak in detail on the upcoming motorcycles, the good news is that we can expect the Pulsar 375 in a couple of month’s time.
Also he spoke about the company’s focus on commuter motorcycles and the Discover to help improve sales figures. Adding further he said “Discover is the second largest selling commuter bike in India. And we will have a single minded focus on this segment and we have been working on two new platforms over the last two years. We plan to launch a range of six new Discover bikes this month and over the next six months. The Discover will be the star of FY2014.”
With a planned investment figure of Rs.400 crore for the financial year, Bajaj would be investing in expanding the manufacturing capacity of it’s Waluj Plant in Aurangabad for the RE60 quadricycle. The rest 100 crore would be spent on Research and Development.