One of the costliest United Motors offerings in India, the UM Renegade Classic is bound to give a close fight to the likes of RE Thunderbird and others.
The UM Renegade Classic is powered by a 25bhp engine that is claimed to hit a top speed of 125kmph.
American bike maker United Motors aka UM made a very careful understanding about Indian automobile market before pitching-in its products. The UM Renegade Classic is a perfect example of UM’s diligence which is ready to cater demands and requirements of the most challenging customer base in the world. Being closely compared to the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350, this one steps-in with an unparallel style state and value proposition.
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Here are all the details that you need to know to get acquainted with it:
The bookings for this bike have opened already; however, the American bike maker is currently engaged in setting up dealership and showroom network in India. It is slated to hit roads in June 2016.
The Renegade Classic is one of the costliest UM motorcycles in India. With a heavy price sticker of Rs.1.69 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), it locks horn with Royal Enfield and equivalents.
UM Renegade Classic India – Design & Features
In terms of features, the UM Renegade Classic stands out with super convenient fitments like an on-board USB charger that can help the rider in staying in touch with the world on long adventures. The bike also sports a “blind-spot mirror” that keeps the rider updated with the surroundings all the time. The chrome has been used in plenty for giving a classy look to this bike. The handlebar is wide, seats are comfortable and the pillion comes with a backrest ensuring lasting convenience on long rides.
UM Renegade Classic India – Engine & Transmission
The Renegade Classic comes to life with a 279cc single-stroke water-cooled engine which yields power worth 25bhp at 8,500rpm against a supreme torque of 21.8Nm at 7,000rpm. The engine coordinates with a 6-speed synchronized mesh gearbox that sends the power to rear wheel through a chain drive. UM claims that Renegade Classic can attain a top speed of 125kmph which is pretty higher than the 107kmph figure attained by its closest rival RE Thunderbird.
UM Renegade Classic India – Competitors
Since it falls in a very special price range, it filters out maximum competition. Nevertheless, it will face prime rivalry with Royal Enfield that maintains a very strong brand presence in India and a few others line Mahindra Mojo.
Engine And Transmission
Maximum Power – 25bhp @ 8,500rpm
Maximum Torque – 21.8Nm @ 7,000rpm
Engine Type – Petrol
Fuel System – Carburetor, PV34
Ignition – Spark Ignition, CDI
Lubrication – Wet Stump
Bore – 74mm
Stroke – 65mm
Gearbox – 6-Speed Synchronous Mesh Overdrive
Clutch – Wet Multiplate
Final Drive – 520 O-Ring Chain
Height – 1280mm
Width – 730mm
Ground Clearance – NA
Saddle Height – 756mm
Kerb Weight – 172kgs
Colors – Maroon and Black
Front Brakes – Twin Piston Caliper, 280mm Disc
Rear Brakes – Drum
Front Suspension – 41mm Hydraulic Telescopic
Rear Suspension – Twin Hydraulic With Spring
Wheels And Tyres
Rear Tyre – 130/90-15
Front Wheel- 16-inch
Rear Wheel – 15-inch
Wheel Type – Spoke Wheels
Comfort & Convenience
Step-up Seat and Split Seat