Cleveland CycleWerks (CCW), the American boutique motorcycle-maker made its India debut at the Auto Expo 2018 in February by showcasing its retro-themed motorcycles christened Ace Café Racer, Ace Scrambler, Ace deluxe and Misfit.
The company was on hiatus till June and later announced the beginning of sales in October. Emerging reports clarify the plans of CCW ahead of their innings in India.
CCW India plans to start sales with Ace Deluxe and Misfit, reports Overdrive. The company has confirmed homologation for both the Ace Deluxe and the Misfit is complete to the publication. The Ace Dexlue will be priced at Rs 2.23 lakh while Misfit will cost Rs 2.49 lakh (ex-showroom). Bookings for both the bikes will start in October while deliveries are scheduled from November.
The CCW bikes for India will arrive from CCW's Chinese export hub via CKD line. The kits will be assembled at the Cleveland MotorWerks Pune facility. Meanwhile, parts such as headlamp, tyres and wiring loom may locally source.
CCW's Ace family of bikes are lightweight and the Ace deluxe comes with front forks with old-school fork gators, vented wavefront rotor with single-piston calliper and ergonomic rider position.
The Ace Deluxe will draw power from an air-cooled 229.5cc single cylinder engine, producing 14.08bhp and 16.5Nm mated to a five-speed transmission. It can go up to 112kmph speed and has a 12-litre fuel tank.
The CCW Misfit, on the other hand, is in its second generation and it features a café racer kind of design. The motorcycle will draw power from a 223cc single cylinder air cooled engine that develops 16.09bhp of power and 18Nm of torque mated to five-speed constant mesh transmission.
Ahead of the launch, CCW has been working in dealerships chains and has already tied up with 10 dealers in major cities. The Mumbai dealership at Vashi will be opened soon followed by locations like Hosur, Chennai, Indore, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Kochi, Salem, Trivandrum and Coimbatore.