It has been announced that Triumph Motorcycles of UK is entering a partnership with Bajaj Auto of India with the aim of producing a range of mid-capacity motorcycles. The partnership is expected to allow Triumph to enter certain high-volume markets in the small displacement segment.

Reported to be a non-equity “global partnership”, the agreement aims “to deliver a range of outstanding mid–capacity motorcycles benefiting from the collective strengths of both companies.” Bajaj will gain access to the Triumph brand and motorcycles, which will allow it to offer a wider range of motorcycles in the Indian domestic markets as well as internationally, according to the statement issued by Triumph.

Bajaj Auto currently owns 48% of Austrian motorcycle maker KTM, and assembles the 200 cc, 250 cc and 390 cc Duke and RC-series machines in its plants in India. Triumph stated that further details will be provided in due course.