UM Renegade Commando
UM Motorcycles forayed to India at the Auto Expo 2016. Pictured: UM Renegade News

American two-wheeler-manufacturer UM Motorcycles reopened bookings for the Renegade Commando and Renegade Sport S in the country on May 12. Customers booking UM motorcycles now will get the bikes in August, the company said in a tweet.

UM Motorcycles forayed into India at the Auto Expo 2016 in February, and announced it had received 1,000 bookings for the Renegade motorcycles by the end of March. Deliveries of the first batch of bookings will start in mid-June while its dealerships will open by Sunday, May 15. The dealer network will include 25 showrooms across India — in Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Lucknow, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad, Thane, Kolhapur, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Kochi, Coimbatore, Chennai, Madurai, Guwahati, Imphal and Aizawl.

UM Renegade Commando has been priced at Rs. 1.59 lakh, while the Sport S comes with a price tag of Rs. 1.49 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Both motorcycles draw power from a 280cc single-cylinder water-cooled engine that can develop 25bhp of power at 8,500rpm and 21.8Nm of torque at 7,000rpm, mated to six-speed transmission.

The Renegade Commando measures 2,257 mm in length, 1,140 mm in height, 780 mm in width and has wheelbase of 1,545 mm. On the other hand, the Renegade Sport S measures 2,227 mm in length, 1,100 mm in height, 860 mm in width and has wheelbase of 1,545 mm. Both motorcycles come with a ground clearance of 150 mm and fuel tank capacity of 18 litres. The Commando will come in three colours (Black Shine, Green Matt and Grey Matt), while the Sports S will be offered in Shiny Black, Orange and Red.

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