India’s first electric cruiser to come to Auto Expo 2018
UM Motorcycles have announced their plans for Auto Expo 2018 which is scheduled to take place from February. The American company plans to present its very first electric cruiser, which is also the first such bicycle in India. UM has also revealed that it will present a new affordable 230cc cruiser cruiser, which was recently tested in India.
UM has yet to reveal specific details about the electric motorcycle. The company said the electric bike would get gears and be liquid cooled, making it the world’s first. The bike will be unveiled at Auto Expo and an official launch is planned in India at a later date. This will be the first time that UM will present its electric bike to the world.
Speaking at the announcement, Rajeev Mishra, CEO of UM-Lohia Two Wheelers private limited, said the brand is excited to be a part of Auto Expo 2018 and is eager to present the first high-speed electric cruiser. in the world. He also adds that UM has planned some surprises for its visitors.
UM is also working on the low cost and affordable cruiser that will be showcased at the event. The bike was caught testing in Okhla, Delhi. The will be called the Renegade Duty 230 and it will get a new 230cc engine, which will be more affordable and cheaper to run than the 280cc engine it currently uses. The bike is expected to get a starting price of around Rs. 1.2 lakh, this will put it in competition with Bajaj Avenger 220.
The bike has an upright riding position, flat handlebars, classic retro design lines and LED lights on the side of the shocks. The bike should be equipped with a front disc brake and a rear drum brake, which will reduce the price.