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JAWA Brand History
Jawa Motors is a motorcycle manufacturer based in Czech Republic and founded in 1929 by Frantisek Janecek who bought the motorcycle production line belonging to Wanderer. The first Jawa model was officially rolled out on October 23, 1929 and it featured a 500cc engine which developed 18hp. At first, everyone considered it a little bit too expensive but during the next few years, it was dramatically improved so it finally became a major success.
The second Jawa model had to be cheaper in order to record at least the same success as its predecessor, so the cparent company introduced the next motorcycle dubbed Jawa 175. The motorcycles was extremely light, weighing around 70kg being able to reach a top speed of up to 80 km/h.
Because of these features, the 175 recorded pretty impressive high sales, managing to sell approximately 3,000 units in the first year of production (1932). What's interesting is that Jawa adopted a pretty difference marketing strategy, al... continue reading JAWA history →
Latest News about JAWA
Believe it or not, the Czech manufacturer Jawa is still in business, and is still offering a touch of true retro two-wheeled technology for nostalgic riders. That's right, we're talking about the old Jawa 350, a bike which is as close as it gets to the old-school machinery. Jawa 350 is available in three... Continue Reading →
Alongside motorcycle brands such as the Izh, MZ, and Ural, the Jawa always had a special place in two-wheeled enthusiasts’ hearts, as many of today's old timers having riding one in their early days as bikers. And despite the fact that many now look for CBRs, ZX-Rs, GSX-Rs, the Jawa is still alive alive an... Continue Reading →