UM Motorcycles is launching its new adventure motorcycle, at the 2018 Auto Expo. UM Motorcycle debuted Indian market at 2016 Auto Expo.
The current products from American bike manufacturer in India are, the two cruiser bikes, Renegade Sport S and Renegade Commando. Both the bikes got good response from Indian customers.
UM Motorcycle, does not want to limit itself to cruiser models, and speculating to introduce a adventure bike to Indian market. UM India Director, Rajeev Mishra, stated that, the company is planning to launch a new 230cc-250cc adventure motorcycle. Which is expected as Hypersport 230, already present in international market.
Hypersport was spotted testing in India, which indicates the launch very soon. Hypersport is powered by air cooled, single cylinder engine, which produces 16bhp at 7500rpm, with peak torque of 17.7Nm at 5500rpm. The bike gets a 5-speed gearbox.
Hypersport gets long travel telescopic front forks and monoshock at the back. The bike weighs just 144kg. UM Hypersport will be priced in the range of Rs 1.5 - Rs 1.8 lakhs. And it will go head on with Royal Enfield Himalayan.