American motorcycle maker, UM Motorcycles, has today announced the inauguration of a new UM Motorcycles dealership in Indore. The company market its foray into Madhya Pradesh with its first ever dealership in the state which is located at 71, Khajrana Road, Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The Indore dealership is spread across 1500 sq.ft that comprises of the showroom along with an after-sales service facility to provide the customers with best-in-class pre- and post-sales ownership experience. The American motorcycle manufacturer partnered with Lohia Group to mark its entry into the Indian market. The company sells premium cruiser motorcycles in India; namely – the UM Renegade Commando and the UM Renegade Sports S.
The UM Renegade Commando is a cruiser motorcycle with a low-slung stance. The Commando is powered by a 280cc single-cylinder petrol engine that produces 25 BHP of power at 8,500 RPM along with 21.8 Nm of peak torque at 7,000 rpm while power is sent to the rear wheels via a 6-speed transmission. The bike comes with a ground clearance of 200 mm while features include an inbuilt USB charging point. The UM Renegade Commando comes equipped with wide handlebars while suspension duties are carried out by telescopic front forks along with twin spring rear shock absorbers. The Renegade Commando is priced at INR 1.7 lakh (ex-showroom, Indore).
On the other hand, the UM Renegade Sports S is powered by the same 280cc single-cylinder engine that is capable of churning out 25 BHP of maximum power while developing a peak torque of 21.8 Nm at 7,000 RPM. Transmission is a 6-speed gearbox that sends power to the rear wheels via a chain drive. The Renegade Sport S comes with the Service Alert Maintenance feature along with LED headlights. Suspension duties are handled by similar telescopic forks upfront and dual shock absorbers at the rear while the bike gets a fuel tank capacity of 18 litres along with a kerb weight of 172 Kg. The UM Renegade Sports S is priced at INR 1.6 lakh (ex-showroom, Indore).
Speaking about the inauguration of the new dealership, Mr. Rajeev Mishra, Director – UML, said, “At UM Motorcycles we believe that the freedom of motorcycling across the India has gone extreme with machines that are super-sized, ungainly and expensive to buy and own. While a lot of these attributes will continue to remain in motorcycling, there is a space for something very different. Our unique form of motorcycling is centered around the idea of an absolute connects between the rider, his bike and the terrain he rides through. We call this Pure Motorcycling. We have been working very hard to create motorcycles that engage deeply and are fabulous to ride in real world riding conditions and speed. Our partnership with UM Indore is very significant and reflects UM Motorcycles’ efforts to connect with its consumers and provide high-quality services that equal international standards. With a perfect combination of aesthetics, dynamism and perfect road handling, our UM products provide a truly unmatched biking experience. This dealership will house our flagship products like Renegade Commando and Renegade Sports S.”
Mr.Rohit Khatwani, Proprietor,UM Indore, said, “UM Motorcycles are considered among the most coveted Cruiser brands in America and we are fully committed to this partnership and look forward to an exciting time ahead. Working with UM Motorcycles in Indore will be an enriching experience that will enable both partners to grow.UM Indore has engaged professionally-trained staff for the management of sales and after sales, to ensure best-in-class customer service for both pre-and post-sales ownership experience.”