Royal Enfield Acquires UK Based Harris Performance

By - Updated on 15 May, 2015
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The Indian motorcycle manufacturer- Royal Enfield, a subsidiary of the Eicher Motor Pvt Ltd, has acquired the UK based performance motorcycle parts manufacturer- Harris Performance. The company has an experience of over 40 years in making all kind of two wheeler parts and equipment including frame kits. It also has a contribution in the chassis development of the latest Royal Enfield Continental GT cafe racer model. The company is also working for the renown performance equipment brands like Öhlins, Nitron, AP Racing, Brembo, MFR Wheels, PVM Wheels, Translogic, HM Quickshifters and more.

Royal Enfield Continental GT

Harris Performance is a winning force to help Race competitors and team management at BSB, Grand Prix and World Superbike Championship. Brands such as Yamaha and Suzuki were also assisted by it to design, develop and manufacture race bikes. They are supplying the classic Harris racing chassis to accommodate Kawasaki, Suzuki XR69 type, Honda, Yamaha TZ and Ducati and the famous Harris Magnum range.

Siddhartha Lal, CEO Royal Enfield said, “Royal Enfield is working on its new generation of products and platforms; to have the Harris Performance team dedicatedly working with us will clearly enhance our engineering and product design capabilities. Their proven expertise, deep insight and understanding of motorcycling and Royal Enfield will be invaluable for us in our journey towards achieving leadership in the global mid-sized motorcycling segment.” He said, “All of the current staff at Harris Performance will now become employees of Royal Enfield, taking responsibility of performance and development engineering for our new range of motorcycles. They will be part of Royal Enfield’s upcoming UK Tech Centre.”

Steve Harris, Founder, Harris Performance said, “Having worked with Eicher Motors Ltd’s motorcycle brand Royal Enfield for a number of years as a Technical Partner, we have experienced first-hand their capability, commitment, and ambition for their motorcycles and accessories.  We are proud to be integrated into the Eicher family, the founders and staff of Harris Performance look forward contributing to Royal Enfield’s continued success”.

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