Royal Enfield Sales Zoom 65pct In January

NEW DELHI: Eicher Motors' Royal Enfield on Monday reported a 65 percent jump in total motorcycle sales at 47,710 units last month as against 28,927 units in January 2015.

The Chennai-based two-wheeler maker said sales of models with engine capacity up to 350 cc stood at 44,234 units last month as against 25,799 units in January 2015 - a jump of 71 percent.

Sales of models with engine capacity exceeding 350 cc stood at 3,476 units last month, up 11 per cent from 3,128 units in the year-ago period.

Exports of Royal Enfield stood at 570 units during the month as against 770 units in January last year, down 26 percent.

At 12:26 p.m., shares in Eicher Motors were trading 2.44 percent higher at Rs 16,950 apiece on the BSE, whose benchmark Sensex index was up 0.18 percent.

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Source: PTI