UM Motorcycles - the Indian
arm of the American motorcycle maker, UM International, LLC along with Lohia
Auto has finally entered India. UM Motorcycles in JV with Lohia Auto launched
its much-awaited cruiser range ‘Renegade’ in 3 variants: Renegade Commando,
Renegade Sport S and Renegade Classic at the Auto Expo 2016. Rajeev Mishra,
Director -UML, Juan Villegas, Global
Director – Business Development, UM
International, LLC, Ayush Lohia, Director - UML and Bollywood actor and
motorbike enthusiast, Karan Singh Grover were present at the launch.
The Renegade Commando is a low-slung cruiser
powered by a 279 cc single-cylinder water-cooled engine developing 25 bhp at 8,500
rpm and 21.8 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm, mated to a six-speed transmission. The
motorcycle comes with wide handlebars and hydraulic telescopic front suspension
and spring rear suspension, which is ideal for a cruiser-segment motorcycle.
The Renegade Commando will be available at Rs 1.59 lakhs across all showrooms
in India (ex-showroom New Delhi).
The Renegade Sport S model and
Renegade Classic will also share the same engine as the Renegade Commando. The
Renegade Sport S was much appreciated when it was showcased at the 2015 EICMA
in Milan. The Renegade Commando and its sibling Renegade Sport S come with an
electric start and have an air filter with paper element innovation. Six-speed
synchronized mesh has been added for easy cruising. The front wheel has
telescopic suspension while the rear wheel has dual shock absorbers. These
motorcycles have a fuel tank of 18 litres with a kerb weight of 172 kg. The Renegade Sport S and the Renegade
Classic are available at Rs 1.49 lakh
and Rs 1.69 lakh respectively across India (ex-showroom New Delhi).
Source: UM Motorcycles
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