Adding to the line-up in India are the UM Renegade Commando Mojave and Renegade Commando Classic. Shown at the 2016 Auto Expo, the Renegade Commando Classic comes powered by a 279.5-cc single-cylinder motor producing 25.15 PS and 23 Nm, mated to a six-speed transmission. The visual changes include two-tone body paint and chrome highlights along with a saddlebag and tank cover. Setting the Classic apart is a new windshield, engine guards and a back rest. The Renegade Classic is available in Copper Cream and Candy Metallic Glossy Black colour options and costs Rs 1.89 lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi).
The other bike launched by UM Motorcycle is the Renegade Commando Mojave, inspired by the Mojave desert – North America’s largest and driest desert. The Mojave edition shares the same 279.5-cc engine as the Renegade Commando Classic but come with slightly different styling. It’s available in sandy matt body colour, along with Mojave Desert branding and a fuel tank cell phone pad. This is a slightly more affordable version with a sticker of Rs 1.80 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).
Speaking at the launch, Rajeev Mishra, CEO, UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt. Ltd. said, “There is a latent demand for such bikes with varied customer needs emerging in India. The customers are aware, ready to experiment and follow their gut. With the launch of Renegade Commando Classic and Mojave, we are looking forward to attract young leaders. We are committed in setting a new benchmark in providing excellence not only in our products but also in service experience. Renegade Commando Classic and Renegade Commando Mojave will surely capture up-country customers with a progressive mindset.”