UM Renegade Duty S First Look Review — A Tough American Cruiser

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American Motorcycle manufacturer UM Motorcycles launched the new Renegade Duty S cruiser in India at the Auto Expo 2018. The UM Renegade Duty S is priced at Rs 1.10 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). The Renegade Duty S is an all-new cruiser with new design language and engine. Let's find out more about the newly launched UM Renegade Duty S in this first look review.

UM Renegade Duty S First Look Review — Design, Specifications, Features And Images

UM Renegade Duty S Design

The UM Renegade Duty S sports a rugged look with minimalistic body panels. UM is branding the Renegade Duty S as a dual-purpose cruiser which can be ridden both on and off-road. The overall design language revolves around that strategy and features a raw look. The Duty S is finished in a matte green colour which further enhances the looks of the motorcycle.

UM Renegade Duty S First Look Review — Design, Specifications, Features And Images

Up front, the UM Renegade Duty S features a classic round headlamp with a blacked out housing. The front mudguard is sleek, and it exposes the front tyre for a butch look. The telescopic front forks get black cover and LED lights and reflectors on either side. The sloping fuel tank design is the key element of the overall design language.

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    UM Renegade Duty S First Look Review — Design, Specifications, Features And Images

    The engine, side panels, alloy wheels, muffler and suspension, are blacked out which gives an aggressive look to the UM Renegade Duty S. The step-up seat is wide and large and is very comfortable for both rider and pillion. The rear section also features a chopped mudguard which adds to the raw appeal of the Renegade Duty S.

    UM Renegade Duty S Fact Sheet

    Price Rs 1.10 lakh
    Engine Type Single Cylinder, oil cooled
    Fuel Used Petrol Only
    Engine Displacement 223cc
    Power 16bhp
    Torque 17Nm
    Transmission 5-speed
    UM Renegade Duty S First Look Review — Design, Specifications, Features And Images

    UM Renegade Duty S Engine Details

    The new UM Renegade Duty S draws power from an all-new 223cc single-cylinder, an oil-cooled engine which produces 16bhp and 17Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox sending power to the rear wheel via chain drive.

    UM Renegade Duty S First Look Review — Design, Specifications, Features And Images

    UM Renegade Duty S Features

    The UM Renegade Duty S is loaded with several premium features such as new analogue instrument cluster with digital display for gear position indicator, odometer and fuel gauge. The motorcycle also gets LED headlight and tail light and also a LED strip on the front forks to improve the visibility at night. The UM Renegade Duty S also sports a ground clearance of 180mm.

    UM Renegade Duty S First Look Review — Design, Specifications, Features And Images

    The UM Renegade Duty S is equipped with 41mm telescopic forks at the font and dual-hydraulic spring suspension at the rear. Braking duties are handled by 280mm disc at the front and 130mm drum brake setup at the rear. The Duty S gets 17-inch alloy wheel at the front and 15-inch wheel at the rear.

    UM Renegade Duty S First Look Review — Design, Specifications, Features And Images

    UM Renegade Duty S Rivals

    The UM Renegade Duty S is the latest cruiser from the American brand, and it features a new design language and engine. The Renegade S is pitched as a dual-purpose cruiser which can handle a bit of off-roading as well. The UM Renegade Duty S rivals the likes of the Bajaj Avenger series.

    UM Renegade Duty S First Look Review — Design, Specifications, Features And Images

    DriveSpark's Thoughts On The UM Renegade Duty S

    The UM Renegade Duty S spots an all-new design which leans towards rugged looks with minimalistic body panels. The raw look of the Renegade Duty S is the highlight of the motorcycle. The new engine and several new features add a premium touch to the UM Renegade Duty S. With an affordable price tag; the Renegade S will be a tough competitor to the Bajaj Avenger series.

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