UM Motors Developing A New 400cc V-Twin Engine; Will Be First Seen On An Adventure Motorcycle

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UM Global, which is currently busy extending its reach in the country with new dealerships across India, is also working on a new V-Twin engine. In a recent interview, Rajeev Mishra, Director Operations UM India & CEO at UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt Ltd said that the two-wheeler maker will reveal a new 400cc liquid cooled engine which will be first seen on an adventure motorcycle.


At a press conference held in September 2016, the two-wheeler maker suggested that the brand will introduce the Renegade Classic in the first quarter of FY2017-18. Following the Renegade Classic would be a new product from a completely different platform that is scheduled to arrive in July-August 2017. Moreover, the end of 2017 or early 2018 is reserved for a dual purpose motorcycle which will go head-on against the Royal Enfield Himalayan and the likes. The motorcycle, as suggested by Mishra in the latest interview, will arrive by October-November 2017 unless there are unavoidable circumstances in which case the new product will presented at the 2018 Auto Expo.


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The newly developed V-Twin powertrain will also be seen on other products from UM Motor range. We’d keep you posted about all the latest updates. Till then, let us know your views about an V-Twin powered adventure motorcycle from UM Motors through the comments section below.


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