UM Motorcycles announce price increase

  • 14% increase in price of Renegade Commando
  • 36% increase in price of Renegade Sports S
  • Price increase to offset impact of rising input costs

UM Motorcycles — the Indian arm of the American motorcycle maker UM International, LLC — along with Lohia Auto, today announced an increase in price for their product range in India. The Renegade Commando will now be available at INR 1.64 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi) whereas Renegade Sports S will now be available at INR 1.57 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi).This price revision was effective from 1st January , 2017.

Commenting on the price revision, Mr. Rajeev Mishra, Director, UML commented, “This price revision is on account of increase in the cost of raw material and other cost of operations. We have rationalized the costs, but taken care that impact is minimal. We also continue to offer finance at attractive interest rates for customers to enter the brand.”

The Renegade Commando is a low-slung cruiser powered by a high-powered 280 cc engine with 25 BHP at 8,500 rpm and 21.8 NM of torque at 7,000 rpm, mated to a six-speed transmission. This lightweight machine has a 200 mm ground clearance and an inbuilt USB charging point. The front disc brakes improve the braking efficiency drastically while radiation increases the engine efficiency. The bike comes with wide handlebars and hydraulic telescopic front suspension and spring rear suspension, which is ideal for a cruiser-segment motorcycle. The bike was earlier available at INR 1.59 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi).

The Renegade Sports S model also shares the same engine as the Renegade Commando. The Renegade Sports S was much appreciated when it was showcased at the 2015 EICMA in Milan. The Renegade Commando and its sibling Renegade Sports S come with an electric start. An innovative feature called Service Alert Maintenance comes as a standard fitment in both Renegade Commando and Renegade Sports S. The LED Lights come as a standard in Sports S version. 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 liters with a kerb weight of 172 Kg. The Renegade sport was earlier priced at INR 1.49 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi).