The Renegade Commando EFI and Renegade Sports S EFI now get fuel-injected BS-IV compliant engines with a slight bump in power
UM Motorcycles have unveiled BS-IV compliant variants of the Renegade Commando EFI and Renegade Sport S EFI motorcycles. The new fuel-injected engines result in a crisper throttle response and are better for cold starts. The Renegade Commando EFI and Renegade Sport S EFI are cruiser motorcycles powered by a 280cc engine which produces 26.36PS of maximum power at 8,500rpm and 23Nm of peak torque at 7,000rpm, mated to a six-speed gearbox (power and torque are up by 1.2PS over the previous model). Both the bikes get service alert maintenance as standard fitment, charging socket, have huge 18-litre fuel tanks and weigh 172kg. The lightweight machines have an ergonomic design with low seat height, even after offering a 200mm ground clearance. Other interesting features of the bikes include USB charging port and storage area below the rear seat.
Speaking on the occasion of the bike unveil, Rajeev Mishra, CEO, UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt. Ltd, said, “We are happy to announce that following the implementation of BS-IV pollution norms in India, both Renegade Commando EFI and Renegade Sports S EFI fully comply with the stringent pollution norms. Our bikes will now come equipped with fuel injection engines that shall produce extra power for an increased riding pleasure.”
The BS-IV Renegade Commando EFI and Renegade Sport S EFI are priced at Rs 1,73,917 and Rs 1,66,280 respectively (ex-showroom, Delhi). The BS-III Renegade Commando and Renegade Sport S were sold at Rs 1,64,000 and Rs 1,57,000 respectively (ex-showroom, Delhi). UM International has partnered with Indian electric vehicle manufacturer, Lohia Auto to sell their motorcycles in India. The joint venture, called UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt. Ltd. (UML) looks after the after-sales services. The company also provides 24x7 Roadside Assistance Programme (RSA) which is offered free of cost with all UM motorcycles in India, effective from the time you get your bike delivered. Both the bikes are manufactured locally at Lohia Auto’s Kashipur facility in Uttarakhand.