Renault Scala sedan launch on 7th September 2012: Indian car market C segment entrant
Renault, the French automakers have seen remarkable success when they launched the Duster SUV in India. It comes as no surprise that the launch of their Renault Scala sedan in both petrol and diesel options is widely anticipated. The diesel option will be most preferred in Indian markets for obvious reasons as has been experienced by most auto companies in the country following rising petrol costs.
Renault Scala will be launched with a host of interior and exterior features which will make every luxury loving auto enthusiast sit up and take notice. From its well designed, spacious interiors, Scala will provide an eclectic mix of both comfort and performance features which will include beige leather upholstery and climate controlled AC. Enhanced safety features will include Anti Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, superior suspension and the latest where infotainment and connectivity features are concerned.
Renault Scala sedan range is expected to start at Rs.5.9 lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi) while top of the end models will be priced between Rs.50,000 to Rs.80,000 in excess. Petrol Scala will be powered by a XH2 engine while the diesel counterparts will possess a K9K diesel engine. The former, a 1498cc engine will offer 97.6bhp at 6000 rpm and torque at 134 Nm at 4000 rpm while the latter will be a 1461cc engine with 84.8 Bhp and 200 Nm torque. The petrol engine will be mated to a 5 speed automatic and manual gearbox while the diesel engine will be just a manual one. Longer wheelbase of 2600 mm means that the Scala will comfortably seat upto 5 adults and boot space will stand at 490 liters.
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UPDATE: Renault Scala launched in India @ Rs 6.99 lacs,
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It’s time to step up & drive the change – Renault launches its new sedan – Scala in India
After releasing their tough and sturdy SUV – The Duster in India, Renault – the French car maker has decided to tap on the sedan market in India with the launch of the Renault Scala! The car has been launched in the Indian market in the C segment & will be offered both in petrol and diesel options.
So what makes the Scala better than the other sedans in its class? Well the car boasts of a number of features and some of them are listed below:
Sporty looks: Scala has a more aggressive look. From 15” alloy wheels to smoked styled
Headlights, the Scala has looks that will make heads turn on a crowded street.
Luxurious & comfortable interiors: The interiors of the Scala are the perfect melange of style & comfort. While the best in class spacious cabin & climate controlled AC provide comfort, the stylish beige leather upholstery adds to the luxury. This car is not only provides a pleasure ride to the passengers but also the one behind the wheel.
Matchless safety: The Renault Scala just doesn’t provide style & luxury but also safety. From Anti-Lock Braking System to Electronic Brake force distribution, the Scala is built to give you complete control even in the worst case scenario.
Advanced performance: The Scala promises to give you a comfortable drive while tackling traffic or cruising on the highway. With superior suspension, excellent powered engines & a multi information display you can just sit back and enjoy the ride.
Renault fans will get to see the car for the first time with a special webcast of the launch of the car on their Facebook fan page – http://www.facebook.com/Renault.co.in
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