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Mahindra group rides Jawa back to its Czech homeland after a 90-year hiatus

The motorcycle was created by Frantisek Janecek in Prague, with the first model rolling out on October 23, 1929

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Mahindra Group | Jawa Motorcycles | Two-wheeler market

Shally Seth Mohile  |  Mumbai 

When Jawa Motorcycles owner Jiri Gerle sold the legendary but defunct brand to Classic Legends (part owned by Mahindra & Mahindra), he had one request to the new owners: Please do bring the brand back to its homeland — the Czech Republic. Two years since then, the company has managed to fulfil the septuagenarian’s wish.

On Wednesday Anand Mahindra, chairman, Mahindra Group, tweeted: “Life comes full circle for Jawa.” Jawa motorcycles, created by Frantisek Janecek in Prague, will now be riding on the city's lanes after 90 years. Janecek introduced the ...

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First Published: Wed, November 18 2020. 21:14 IST
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