Italian bike manufacturer, Ducati has set up a new dealership in Kochi. The showroom spread across 12,000 sq ft also houses a state-of-the-art service facility, has been set up by EVM Motors at Maradu in Kochi. The dealership is equipped with ultra-modern equipment and is manned by a team of extremely capable and trained service workers. Ravi Avalur, MD of Ducati India, said, “Kerala already has a large number of Ducatisti and we look forward to seeing the community grow. We have seen very gifted results in south India over the last 2 years and the opening of the Kochi dealership is tactically aligned to our goals in the region.”
This is Ducati’s 6th store in India, with dealerships already working in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru. With over 20 models on sale, the range in Kochi will extend across cruisers, naked motorbikes, superbikes, sports tourers, adventure enduros and the complete Scrambler range. The dealership will also stock the Ducati and Scrambler apparel collections and motorbike accessories. According to Sabu Johny, managing partner, EVM Motors, “Ducati is one of the most coveted premium motorbike brands and we are very excited to partner with Ducati in India. I’m looking forward to opening the Desmo Owners Club in Kochi. Customers in Kochi can expect the same unprecedented levels of service and ownership experience that Ducati delivers around the world.” For this year, the bike maker has plans to launch five new motorcycles in India. The present range starts at Rs.7, 09,000 (ex-showroom, Kochi) for the Motorbike Icon.