When they will launched in Nepal??


In Nepal, there are many companies who import the bikes, cars of different companies like Bajaj, TVS, Suzuki, Honda, Hero, KTM and many other. The problem of liquidity Crunch and financial crisis has been affecting the Nepali market for the past 22 months and it has reduced people’s ability to spend which makes overalled impact in all sector in Nepal.

In the year 2021, around 350,000 units of motorcycles and scooters ware imported, but it seems that only 100,000 units will be imported at present. Looking at the data of 9 months of the current financial year, it can be estimated that, the imports will decrease by 60 to 70 percent.

Due to lack of Dolor reserve, people’s interest and liquidity in Nepal, financial institutions stopped investing and the decline in the automobile business. Lower purchasing power, High interest rates and rising in prices of vehicles have influenced the auto sector as well as all other the sectors too.

Due to slow economic activity, the new motorcycle that was planned and prepared to be launch in Nepal before 5/6 months ago has not yet arrived. Especially the companies like Bajaj, TVS and Suzuki have decided not to launch the new models that they plan to bring to Nepal immediately.

Bajaj has started preparing to launch the new version of Pulsar 150 that is Pulsar ‘P150’, but due to slow business activities, declining business and customers are not showing interest in the new motorcycle, they planned to delay it for another 2 months. Probably, the ‘P-150’ model will come to Nepal in the upcoming NADA Auto Show 2023. NADA Auto show will be held at Bhirkutimandab in Kathmandu from 26th of August.

Although Suzuki has made a preparation to launched its new bike called V-Strom at the previous NADA Auto Show 2022, the import ban imposed from July stopped the V-Strom 250 Adventure model to be launched in Nepal. Although the import was opened from January, the company is not planning to importing its new product due to the slow market.

Suzuki’s official dealer, VG Suzuki, aims to bring the adventure motorcycle V-Strom 250 to the market by the next Dashain. Having a very stylish design, the Suzuki V-Strom is a global model of the company.

Similarly, TVS’ much awaited motorcycle Ronin 225 is preparing to be released in the Nepali market after successful testing. Although the product is ready, the company has not decided the release date yet due to lack of activity in the market. Probably Ronin will also be released at NADA Auto Show 2023 itself.

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