American motorcycle maker UM International, LLC along with Lohia Auto have announced a hike in prices of its product range in India. The price increase will be five percent for both the Renegade Commando and Renegade Sports S.
The Renegade Commando will now cost Rs 1.64 lakh and the Renegade Sports S is priced at Rs 1.57 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). The price is effective from January 1, 2017. Both the motorcycles were launched in India at the 2016 Auto Expo held in Delhi.
UM Motorcycles initially launched the Renegade Commando for Rs 1.59 lakh and the Renegade Sports S was priced at Rs 1.49 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). The Renegade Commando is dearer by Rs 5,000 and the Renegade Sports by Rs 8,000.
Commenting on the price increase, Mr Rajeev Mishra, Director, UML said that the price hike was on the account of increase in raw materials and other costs of operations.
He further said that they have rationalised the costs, but have taken care that the impact is minimal. Also, they are offering attractive interest rates for customers to enter the brand.
The Renegade Commando is cruiser powered by 280cc single cylinder engine producing 25bhp and 21.8Nm of torque which is paired to a 6-speed gearbox.
The Renegade Commando is equipped with front disc brake and drum brake for the rear wheel. Ideal for a cruiser bike, the Renegade Commando comes with wide handlebars and telescopic front suspension and spring rear suspension.
As for the Renegade Sports S, which shares the same engine as the Commando and the power output remains the same. Both the motorcycles come with electric start, while the Sports S comes with LED lights as standard fitment. The 6-speed synchronised mesh has been added for easy cruising.
UM Motorcycles is expected to launch new models in 2017 increasing its portfolio of cruiser bikes in India.
Bajaj Auto has launched its flagship bike, the Dominar 400 sports cruiser. If you are looking to travel long distances on your bike with the ease of cruising with a powerful engine, the Dominar 400 could be your choice. Below are the images of the Dominar 400, click to decide.