American manufacturer UM had unveiled the Renegade Classic motorcycle at the Auto Expo 2016. This new cruiser motorcycle is slated to hit Indian roads by June, this year. Currently facing little competition, the Renegade Classic is sure to appeal to many buyers. The bike is being manufactured in India and offers great style and value for money at the same time. The UM Renegade Classic is one of the most awaited bikes in this segment and we give you all the details on this new bike.

UM Renegade Classic Design

The UM Renegade Classic is typical classic cruiser looks. The front gets a tall windshield placed above the single chrome-plated headlamp. There are fog lamps on either side of the headlamp too. It has a wide handlebar for comfortable cruising. The teardrop shaped tank has a chrome pod on top . The seat is a split one which is broad enough to provide comfort. The sides have a silver finished panel next to the main side panels. There is a tall backrest for added comfort to the pillion. The Renegade Classic gets wheels with spokes, unlike alloy wheels, to give it a more classic feel.


UM Renegade Classic Engine

The Renegade Classic is fitted with a 279cc four-stroke, liquid-cooled engine which gives out 25bhp of power at 8,500rpm and a maximum torque of 21.8Nm at 7,000rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox that powers the rear wheel through a chain drive. UM claims that Renegade Classic has a top speed of 125km/h.

UM Renegade Classic Price and Competition

The Renegade Classic is priced at INR 1.85 lakh (on-road). The Renegade Classic currently falls in a category of its own as there is no other cruiser bike with a 280cc engine in India. The UM Renegade Classic will nevertheless challenge bikes from Royal Enfield and Hyosung. It will also indirectly rival bikes like Mahindra Mojo.

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UM Renegade Classic Launch Date

The UM Renegade Classic was launched at the Auto Expo 2016. However, it will hit showrooms only by mid 2016 as the dealerships are still in process of getting ready. The bookings for this bike have commenced.

UM Renegade Classic Features

In terms of features, the UM Renegade Classic gets convenient things like a USB charger that is helpful during long rides. The bike has a blind-spot mirror that is useful on the highways to spot traffic beside you. Other features like electric start, chrome-finished switchgear and clear-lens turn indicators are standard. It also features the following:

Pass Light

Stepped-up Split Seat

Pillion Grabrail

Pillion Backrest

Fuel Gauge


UM Renegade Classic

UM Renegade Classic Dimensions and Specifications

UM Renegade Classic Dimensions

Length1,975 mm
Width730 mm
Height1,280 mm
Ground ClearanceNA
Saddle Height756 mm
Kerb Weight172 kgs



UM Renegade Classic Specifications

Engine279 cc
Power25 bhp @ 8,500 rpm
Torque21.8 Nm @ 7,000rpm
Transmission6-speed manual
Fuel SystemCarburetor
Bore x Stroke74 x 65

Brakes and Suspension:

Front Brakes – Twin Piston Caliper, 280mm Disc

Rear Brakes – Drum

Front Suspension – 41mm Hydraulic Telescopic

Rear Suspension – Twin Hydraulic With Spring

Wheels And Tyres

Front Tyre-110/90-16

Rear Tyre – 130/90-15

Front Wheel- 16-inch

Rear Wheel – 15-inch

Wheel Type – Spoke Wheels

Comfort & Convenience

Electric Start

Pillion Footrest

Pass Light

Step-up Seat and Split Seat

Pillion Grabrail

Pillion Backrest

Fuel Gauge

Electric Start



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