NEW DELHI: British superbike brand Triumph Motorcycles on Tuesday said it is deffering price hike of its BS-VI range in India until July this year. The company said it has taken such a step due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation which has impacted the overall market sentiment.

The company has also extended warranty timelines on its bikes which were due to expire between March 20- May 3, 2020, till June 30, 2020, it added.

“The company has decided to defer the upcoming BS-VI price increase amidst the current difficult and unprecedented circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” Triumph Motorcycles India General Manager Shoeb Farooq said in a statement.

At the back end the company is preparing its dealerships to handle any increased service volume post the lockdown and it has put processes in place to ensure a smooth customer experience, he added.

“These are trying times and as a brand we want to offer as much support to our customers as possible,” Farooq said.

Triumph’s Bonneville range, which is also its highest selling, is already available in BS-VI variants; this includes the Triumph Bonneville Street Twin, the Bonneville T100, Bonneville T120 and the Bonneville Speedmaster.

The company has deferred the price hike of these models.

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