JAWA Forty Two : Ready to compete with Royel Enfield in India

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In Indian Automotive  market , Classic Legends pvt Ltd (CLPL) , a subsidiary of Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd , has introduced JAWA Motorcycles after 20 years with aim to re-introduced iconic motorcycle brand. They have launched two models JAWA and JAWA Forty two in competition of Royal Enfield 350 models .

Engine performance 

JAWA is  powered by  293 cc single cylinder , four stroke, liquid cooled engine , generating power of 27 BHP and max torque of 28 Nm. The engine is consist of compression ration of 11:1 with bore and  stroke of 76×65 . Liquid cooling of engine is a plus point for JAWA bike’s engine performance.

If we compare these engine characteristic with Royel Enfield 350 CC Engine , which produces power of 19.8 BHP and Max torque 28 Nm , we can say that power losses in JAWA bike are less in compression to Royel Enfield 350 engine and  engine performance of Jawa Bike will  definitely  be better than Royel Enfield engine.

JAWA Engine


Jawa motorcycle is consist with 6 speed constant mash transmission while Royel Enfield 350 is with 5 Speed Constant mash , which indicate a better joy of ride with Jawa on high speed.

 Brake Performance  :  

Front brake: Dia 280mm disc with floating caliper & ABS

Rear Brake : Drum Brake 153 mm

Body Design;

Wheel Base of JAWA and Royel Enfield 350 is same.

Kerb wight of Jawa is 170 kg while Royel Enfield has 192 Kg.

Fuel Tank capacity of Jawa is 14 ltr while  Enfiled has 13.5 Ltr.

Suspension :

Jawa has front suspension with telescopic hydraulic fork and Rear Suspension with Gas , canister, twin shock hydraulic.


JAWA 42 Priced at 1.55 Lakh( Ex -showroom Delhi).

Royel Enfield priced at 1.51 Lakh.

If we look all these comparative measures , we can say that Jawa Motorcycle will strongly compete with Royel Enfield market.


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