UM Renegade Thor: United Motorcycles is the newcomer to the Indian vehicle market. The new company, UM Lohia Two Wheeler’s Pvt Ltd has revealed its first ever two-wheeler in the Auto Expo 2018. The company is recognized for producing their cruiser series in the Indian market. They have debuted their latest Renegade Thor exclusively in India, which is the first electric motorcycle of India and first geared electric cruiser bike globally. However, the first 50 units of the Renegade Thor will be released to the shoppers at a ride event which is to be held in Italy. Beside Renegade Thor, the company also revealed some other concepts such as the Renegade Duty S and the Renegade Duty Ace.
United Motorcycles’s first electric cruiser is labeled as ‘Renegade Thor’. Auto Expo got many new companies this year and most of the firms focused on the concept of electric vehicle scooters. Although, according to UM, they are concentrated more on an electric cruise than basic electric scooters. They have practiced many latest technologies for their latest bike concepts which will help the young generation to experience the current trends. They have also claimed that they are not even involved in manufacturing the electric scooters. According to the Chief Executive of UML, Mr. Rajeev Mishra, “the company has got a remarkable response to their cruisers which was showcased in the previous expo. Thor will come with superior technologies installed for India and they wish to continue for long.”
He further added that the bike exchange is availability to electric bikes, and the Thor is the preeminent move towards the benefit. The Renegade Duty S and the Duty Ace provide an exceptional concept of bikes which will offer the best way of joy for bike riders and especially the youngsters. Powering the UM Renegade Thor is powered by a fantastic 30 kW motor which generates 70 Nm of torque and is combined with a 5-speed gearbox. The drive is transmitted to the rear wheel through a belt drive. The manufacturer of UM has combined the motor with a 5-speed gearbox for decreasing the pressure on the power plant (execution) as well as to expand the range of the motorcycle.
The UM Thor is wee-designed similar to a conventional electric cruiser bike including extensive dimensions, traditional smooth lines and a touch of chrome. Along with the astonishing design, it will offer a great performance. It features 270 km range at highest speed 180 kph it runs really mind-blogging. It packs a fast charging 27 kWh battery which gains full charge in less than 60 minutes. The UM Renegade Thor skillfully grabs the workability features which encompass the electric bike in wide. It comes with 280/240mm (front/rear) disc brakes along with a dual-channel ABS essentially approved. The Suspension services are controlled through a 41mm telescopic fork and a twin shock absorber settings. It includes front 120/80-17 tire and a rear 150/90-15 tire, along with regular alloy wheels.
The company has claimed that the booking might begin from April 2018 and deliveries in the last month of 2018. The company is also expected to produce an alternative which could come with TFT display and Bluetooth connectivity. The Thor doesn’t have any competitors in the Indian Market at present. The Auto Expo 2018 got amazing bikes and other vehicles like UM Renegade Thor which was unexpected. However, the launching price of the bike will be 9.9 lakh (ex-showroom) and can decrease and reach Rs 4.9 lakh after the year 2020, but only after observing the response of the customers.