Sandhar Amkin Industries has unveiled its Honcho helmet range at the Auto Expo. The company says the new range of helmets will be available in different variants, starting price of which will be Rs 999, and helmets with provisions for Bluetooth connectivity will be available at Rs 3,000.
The new range of Honcho helmets will be launched by March 2020, and will have a price range of around Rs 3,000 (with Bluetooth connectivity), and Rs 999 for the basic models. The helmets are lightweight (only 850gm) and available in three sizes – 570mm (M), 580mm (L) and 600mm (XL). The helmet features an anti-fog design, lockable visors for better vision, in addition to in-built provisions for Bluetooth connectivity and in-built air-filter.
Commenting on the new helmet launch, Ayyushman Mehta, MD, Mavox Helmets, Sandhar Amkin, “We are happy to announce the Honcho series of helmets, which are smart, safe and value for money with supreme safety and technologically advanced features. We aim to deliver the desired satisfaction to Indian consumers, who are looking for safe, sylish yet accessible ISI-marked helmees at a very convenient price with this launch."
Responding the company’s acceptance in the Indian market, Sandhar Amkin states that on the back of its value-for-money offering that incorporates safety, style and superior performance, it has been able to garner a good response.
At present, the company, which has a production capacity of around 2 million units, is already producing over 1,500 helmets a day, which translates to a capacity utilisation of around 547,000 units per annum. What’s more, the company says despite being just around a year old it has established OE partnerships with leading two-wheeler OEMs like Suzuki Motorcycle India, Ather Energy and Royal Enfield among others.
Sandhar Amkin says that it is the youngest ever company to get European certification for the helmets that the company is giving to Suzuki for its international operations.
It is confident that with the new products, OE partnerships, exports and increased focus on branded helmets, the company will see a pick up in demand.