The famed off-road motorcycles of KTM would soon be available in Bangladesh thanks to Runner Automobiles, which yesterday announced an agreement with Bajaj Auto that part-owns the Austrian bike brand to become its authorised distributor.
Up until now Bajaj motorcycles were solely distributed in Bangladesh by Uttara Motors.
Runner will distribute the high-end motorcycles of KTM in Bangladesh while Uttara Motors the standard ones, said Shanat Datta, chief financial officer of Runner Automobiles.
“The young generation loves new features and new models of motorcycles, for which Runner Automobiles decided to take on the distributorship.”
Through the new agreement, Runner will avail the distributorship under either completely built up, semi knocked down or completely knocked down conditions or for parts and spares supply, it said in a posting on the Dhaka Stock Exchange website.
Runner, which already has its own line of motorcycles and also markets American brand UM and Italian