Renault India teases 2014 Koleos SUV before Delhi Auto Expo
Renault India will unveil their facelifted Koleos Crossover at the upcoming 2014 Auto Expo. Seen earlier at the 2013 Buenos Aires Motor Show, the new Koleos will be positioned as a premium SUV with features including a Bose Audio System.
The upgraded Renault Koleos will be priced will be positioned between Toyota Fortuner and BMW X1/Audi Q3S. Expect it to be offered in two new variants, a 2 wheel drive and 6 speed manual gearbox and a 4 wheel drive with 6 speed manual gearbox.
Measuring 4520mm in length, 1855mm in width and 1865mm in height, the new Renault Koleos will sit on a 2960mm long wheelbase. It will receive a new front grille and styling in keeping with global Renault design language in a bid to grab a stronger foothold in India.
Interiors will see extensive use of leather giving seating a premium feel while seats will be electrically adjustable and interiors spacious and comfortable. Minus the existence of a third row, boot space stands at 450 liters. Flip open tray tables, cup holders and arm rests are also among the comfort features incorporated into the new Renault Koleos.
The improved Koleos will receive a 2.0 liter diesel engine mated to a six speed manual gearbox with expected max power output of 171 hp which is 23 hp more than the current model and torque figures stand at 360 Nm as against 314 Nm.