UM Renegade Classic Deliveries Start From May 2017; Equipped With ABS and FI System

Miami-headquartered American motorcycle manufacturer, UM-Motorcycles had entered to the Indian motoring market in early last year. The company has launched its Renegade range of motorcycles including Commando, Sport S and Classic, at the 13th mega auto event in Delhi. The former two were soon available for booking and deliveries, yet delayed. While the range-topping cruiser-Classic was announced to hit the dealerships later on, but get delayed to the next year.

The recent conversation of Indianautosblog with Mr. Rajeev Mishra, Director Operations UM, confirms that the Classic will soon go on sale from May 2017 onwards. And the booking facility will be commenced around a month earlier in April than the scheduled deliveries deadline.

Renegade Commando at the Delhi Auto Event in 2016

Mechanically, the Renegade series is equipped with the same 279.5 cc single cylinder engine that is liable to generate 25PS of power and 22Nm of torque through a mated six-speed transmission. Though, the Renegade Classic 300 which will be offered with fuel injection(both Renegade Commando and the Sports S are carburetted) is expected to be tuned to generate more power. And the significant changes on the motorcycle will be the BS-IV emission norms compliant engine and the advanced ABS safety feature as optional.

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In lieu of these upgradations and top shelves ABS and FI fitments, the auto major would likely charge a surplus amount of around Rs 10,000 on the launched price tag of Rs 1.69 lakh ex-showroom, Delhi. Mentioned hike in price will be the summation of earlier announced up to Rs. 8000 increment on the existing model range and expenses to upgrade engine for upcoming stringent emission norms.

UM Renegade Sport S

The rest models like Renegade Commando and the Sport S have now priced at Rs. 1.64 lakhs and Rs. 1.57 lakh respectively after revision in prices.