UM Renegade Commando and UM Renegade Sport S showcased at 2016 Auto Expo and at 2016 India Bike Week held in Goa earlier this year are set for deliveries from June 2016.
Targeting sales of 3,000 units per month, UM Motorcycles India has announced deliveries of the new UM Renegade Commando and UM Renegade Sport S will commence from June. The company aims at delivering first lot of 500 units in June and the second lot of 500 bikes in July 2016.
UM Motorcycles India plans on a total of 25 dealerships across the country with dealerships getting fully operational by the end of April or early May 2016. UM India sources components from China, Thailand and the US while over 60% of its manufacturing is localized with an aim to increase this to 80% by the end of this year. Plans to make India an export hub is also in the offing with exports to Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan being planned for later this year.
While Renegade Sport S is priced at INR 1.49 lakhs, Renegade Commando comes in with a price tag of INR 1.59 lakh and Renegade Classic is priced at INR 1.69 lakhs. Each of these models are powered by 279cc single cylinder, water cooled engines offering 25 bhp peak power at 8,500 rpm and 21.8 Nm peak torque at 7,000 rpm mated to a 6 speed transmission.
Production operations will be conducted by their partner Lohia Group at a plant in Kashipur, Uttarakhand. The company also plans to launch three new products in the country each year.