Loading
News
Popular Today:

Royal Enfield loses its last UK distributor

Royal Enfield has been making motorcycles since 1909
Royal Enfield has been making motorcycles since 1909
Related stories

Honda expands 2014 line-up with CBR650F, Interceptor and CB1100 Deluxe

Honda has added the CBR650F to its 2014 line-up

Honda has announced that it is expanding its 2014 line-up with the launch of three new models. The manufacturer has released images of the CBR650F, Interceptor and CB1100 Deluxe

Moto Morini reveals new limited-edition Scrambler bike

The new retro-styled Moto Morini Scrambler

Italian motorcycle company Moto Morini has recently released details of a new limited-edition version of their popular Scrambler model which will be available in Military Green

Yamaha sees sales slip by 5.4% in 2012

Yamaha will be disappointed with the results

Yamaha Motors endured a difficult 2012, with global net sales and shipped units falling noticeably on the previous year

Triumph Bonneville gets limited edition SE paint job

The new, limited-edition paint job for the Triumph Bonneville SE

The Bonneville SE is the latest bike from Triumph to get a special limited-edition makeover in a red and black paint job

Thursday, 28, Feb 2013 09:35

by Arash Hekmat

Royal Enfield motorcycles may be slightly harder to come by in the UK, at least in the near future.

That is because the Indian manufacturer's UK distributor Watsonian Squire has announced that it is ceasing distribution of the popular motorcycles.

Enfield makes a range of notable models including the Bullet, Electra, Classic and Thunderbird series. Cotswold-based Watsonian Squire has been responsible for importing the motorbikes to the UK since 1999.

But after a 14-year partnership, the firm has said that it will no longer be working with Royal Enfield.

The official reason? Because it wishes to "concentrate on other activities" including the production of motorcycle sidecars and luggage trailers.

Whether or not there's more to the story remains to be seen, however Royal Enfield is yet to comment on whether or not a new distribution deal is in the works.

With the UK representing such an important market for the company, it seems likely that this will be a major priority.

Comments - What do you think?

Buy RS Gold who argue that the real estate

buy runescape gold Looking to the future Martin has as with everything else a very clear plan. First she's going t...

fifa 17 coins for slae ever made yet

buy fifa 17 account From the fights of gladiators to the death to the modern FIFA football fever and the 2010 Wint...

fifa ultimate team coins wore

fifa 17 coins xbox 360 Jose Mourinho has suffered some heavy fines in his time as a coach. Of the nearly two dozen...

nba 2k16 vc sale Monday stepped through

2k17 mt vc The structure was as they say filled to the rafters with several hundred maybe a thousand or two attend...

fifa 16 tltimate Team Münzen aber wenn

fifa coins billig Als Anleger können Sie dies als eine Möglichkeit besser zu verwalten unsere IP und fahren den AR...

Observations on the changing nature of motorbike design

Moving On Have you noticed that the showrooms are stocked with evermore alien designs to the extent that some mod...

Talan Documentary

Many of you know of my connection with Talan Motorsport. Well, for anyone interested, the trailer of the documenta...

Indian Riders West Cornwall

Anybody know of an Indian Riders Group in West Cornwall? Ride outs or meets or anything planned in 2016 ...

Buell Sportster motor differance

I have a 97 S-1 lightning 1200.i was wondering the differances in the motor and what sportster parts will cross re...

Is Grass is Greener?

The possibility of the grass being greener on the other side of the fence is the motorcyclists bane. It is what w...

Barry Sheene's Daytona crash helmet sells for over £15,000

Sheen's infamous Daytona helmet sold for over £15,000

Helmet that propelled Sheen to fame at Daytona goes for over three times reserve price

New Yamaha Yard Built XSR700 by Bunker Custom Motorcycles

This new Yamaha yard built is the creation of the Uzer brothers

Yamaha and the Uzer brothers have unveiled a new collaborative Yard Built machine

Honda extends suspension of production at Kumamoto plant following earthquakes

Production has remained suspended at the factory as a result of two earthquakes which struck earlier this month

Production halt extended as Honda scramble to fix factory

Brough motorcycle collection breaks records at auction

A total of eight Broughs reached £752,625 at the auction

Record set as rare Brough Superior sells for over £300,000