First Introduced to India by Irani and Wadiyar, Yezdi to make a Comeback after 25 Years

The firm Yezdi of Java, which had covered its sack 25 years ago, is knocking again in India now. The Java firm was founded in 1929 by Czech Republic businessman František Janeček.
First Introduced to India by Irani and Wadiyar, Yezdi to make a Comeback after 25 Years

First Introduced to India by Irani and Wadiyar, Yezdi to make a Comeback after 25 Years

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In the 1980s, the phrase "Ambassador for a week boy, gunshot for a macho guy, Yezdi for every man" became popular. The firm Yezdi of Java, which had covered its sack 25 years ago, is knocking again in India now. At the time, the Java business produced the Yezdi bike. The Java firm was founded in 1929 by Czech Republic businessman František Janeček. Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar, the king of Mysore, and Rustam Irani, a Parsi businessman, are two notable figures who brought the Java Company to India. In 1973, the Jawa firm, which had arrived in India in 1960, was renamed Yezdi.

Jawa gets Yezdi name due to the government's decision

To support the indigenous firm, the government banned the import of various vehicles from overseas, including automobiles and motorcycles, in 1950. Similarly, until 1973, the Czech Republic's Java business manufactured the Yezdi firm's bike, but the Java company's licence permission lapsed the same year.

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First Introduced to India by Irani and Wadiyar, Yezdi to make a Comeback after 25 Years

New model 'Yezdi Road King' launching today
When it comes to the new bike, Yezdi, the beloved vintage Jawa bike of the 1970s youth, is back and ready to cause havoc. Mahindra will unveil its latest model, the 'Yezdi Road King,' today.

Rustom Irani chose to pursue the firm on his own rather than accept the licence. Rustam registered his corporation under the name Yezdi with the Indian government. At the same time, Rustam Irani agreed with the Java firm, bringing the company to India and launching Jawa under the name Yezdi is a wholly local manner. The king of Mysore Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar was also very fond of bikes. He liked Jawa's racing bike Yezdi very much.

Jayachamarajendra felt that there are millions of people who like this bike in India. In such a situation, he gave 25 acres of land to the Java Company in Mysore. Jayachamarajendra himself was present when the company was established in the city of Mysore in 1960.

Then a year later, the company's first bike 'Java 250-Type 353' was launched. It was well-received after the launch. Talking about the end of this bike, in the 90s, Hero Honda and Kawasaki launched 100 cc bikes, in which people got the average along with the peak. Economically people liked these bikes and bike lovers distanced themselves from Yezdi. But the current trend of powerful bikes has made a comeback of the Yezdi.

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King of Mysore Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar

How will the new Yezdi differ from the old?
The old and new Yezdi motorcycles have certain similarities, however the manufacturer has not revealed any additional specifics about the new motorcycle's characteristics. Classic Legends, on the other hand, has given India a new identity by reintroducing the ancient Czech brand Jawa to the public, as well as include the UK-based BSA motorbike brand.

First 250cc Yezdi bike was launched

After forming his company, Irani launched the first 250cc Yezdi bike in 1961. The company has sold this bike in more than 60 countries. The company made its slogan 'Forever Bike, Forever Value'. Yezdi's Roadking, Classic, CLII, Deluxe and Monarch models were once a favourite among youngsters. After this, the company also launched two more models Jawa 50, Jawa 50 Type 555. Jawa reached every village of the country through the bikes of these three models. Then Jawa launched the first bike named Yezdi 'Yezdi Jet 60'.

What can be found in the new Roadking?

It is being told that a 334cc single-cylinder engine can be found in Yezdi Roadking. This engine generates 30 bhp max power and 32.74 Nm peak torque. According to the information, a 6-speed gearbox can be found on the bike. Not only this, the motorcycle will get a 21-inch spoke wheel at the front and a 17-inch wheel at the rear. There will also be disc brakes on both sides. Its price can be up to Rs 1.60 lakh.

In India throughout the 1980s and 1990s, there was a distinct desire among the youth and working class for Yezdi motorcycles
Yezdi motorcycles first appeared on the Indian market in the late 1960s, were highly appreciated by the general population, and were produced until the late 1990s. The Yezdi series, which included models like as the Roadking, Classic, CL II, and Monarch, was one such adaptable bike. In India, there is a distinct desire among the youth and working class for Yezdi motorcycles. Especially in films from the 1970s and 1980s, there was nearly always a sequence with a Yezdi bike. Following the advent of this bike, Royal Enfield's off-road bike, the Royal Enfield 350, is being seen as a direct and serious competitor (Rs 2 lakh).

No bike was able to give collision for 3 decades

For three decades, no company could compete with these racing bikes of Jawa. The popularity of Yezdi in India can be gauged from the fact that till now more than 18 models of this bike have come on the market.

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