THE HISTORY OF

JAWA

JAWA

JAWA MOTORCYCLES

On Oct 23, 1929,

First Motorcycle named JAWA-500 OHV was launched using the initials “Janiček” and “Wanderer”

JAWA 500 OHV

JAWA 500 OHV 

DURING ECONOMIC RECESSION CHEAPER  BIKES WERE NEEDED

THUS JAWA 175 WAS INTRODUCED IN 1931 & 3000 BIKES WERE SOLD IN THE FIRST YEAR

1939

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In the year 1939 Janeček developed it in partnership with Patchett & in 1941, founder of Jawa, Janeček died.

JAWA 350 SV

1946

In 1946, legendary  Jawa Perak made  its debut and won  Gold Medal at  Paris Motor Show

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1952

In the year 1952  First 4-Stroke  Jawa motorcycles,  The Jawa 500cc OHV Twins were launched.

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In 1960, Jawa started its production in Mysore, India

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& in 1973 the name was changed to  YEZDI.  Rest was history.