UM Motorcycles India have launched their UM Renegade Commando Mojave and Classic motorcycles in India. Made in the country, the two cruisers are priced at INR 1.80 lakh and 1.89 lakh ex-showroom Delhi, respectively. While you may book any of the two new motorcycles starting 2nd September 2017, deliveries will follow shortly. For the uninitiated, UM operates in India as UM Lohia Two wheelers through an association with Lohia Auto and has 60 dealerships operational in the country.
Both motorcycles share the motor, where the UM Renegade Commando Mojave and Renegade Commando Classic are powered by a liquid cooled, 300cc, Single Cylinder, 4 strokes, 4 valves engine which makes 25.15 PS of power at 8500 RPM and 23 NM of torque at 7000 RPM. The engine is mated to a six-speed transmission with overdrive for enhanced cruising ability.
Styling wise, the UM Renegade Commando Classic gets a high gloss metallic 2 tone paint job and tonnes of chrome, which measures 3430 square inches in area, according to UM. The touring oriented motorcycle includes a left side saddlebag and tank cover, a polycarbonate windshield, highway engine guards and alloy back rest. For saddlebags on the right side as well, you have to pay extra. The Commando Classic will be available in the market in a two tone metallic candy paint with shades of Copper Cream & Candy Metallic Glossy Black.
The second motorcycle, the UM Renegade Commando Mojave takes its inspiration from the Mojave Desert which is North America’s largest and driest desert. Mojave will also share the same engine as the Renegade Commando Classic but will different styling and colour. Mojave gets a unique desert coloured matte paint, Mojave Desert logos and fuel tank cell phone pad. Both Motorcycles come with an electric start and have an air filter with paper element innovation. The front wheel has telescopic suspension while the rear wheel has dual shock absorbers. Fuel tank capacity for the two motorcycles is a generous 18-liters with a kerb weight of 179kg.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Rajeev Mishra, CEO, UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt. Ltd. said, “There is a latent demand for such bikes with varied customer needs emerging in India. The customers are aware, ready to experiment and follow their gut. With the launch of Renegade Commando Classic and Mojave, we are looking forward to attracting young leaders. We are committed to setting a new benchmark in providing excellence not only in our products but also in service experience. Renegade Commando Classic and Renegade Commando Mojave will surely capture up-country customers with a progressive mindset.”