Renault is a well known global brand and in India it has not showed its potential yet when it comes to performing solo, but it has made its mark in collaboration with Mahindra and Mahindra with a car like Logan. So when would a brand like Renault will show its potential in India and will give the other car manufacturers a run for their money? Well that time might come soon and for that, a little sneak peak by this brand has already been showcased, displaying many cars at the Auto Expo 2010 held in New Delhi in January 2010.
All the cars which were displayed at the Auto Expo were electrically motored namely- Renault Megane, Renault Megane V6 trophy car, Renault twizzy, Renault Koleos, Renault Laguna, Renault Logan, Renault F1 car. To make the Renault’s pavilion the centre of attraction at the 2010 Auto Expo, this brand also displayed the Renault F1 car and the Renault Megane V6 trophy car which were quite popular among the visitors. Renault also showcased its Hybrid concept car The Twizzy which proved to be the showstopper at the pavillion. Out of all these cars Renault intends to sell two cars specially in India – Laguna SUV and Koleos Coupe.
Renault Koleos Specifications
|Engine capacity||2,488 cc|
|Bore x Stroke||unknown|
|Fuel consumption||10.5 km\L|
|Misc technical data|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||(4520 x 2120 x 1710)mm|
|Min turning radius||5,800mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||65L|
|Brakes (Front)||Ventilated disc|
|Suspension (Front)||MacPherson type with rectangular lower arm and anti-roll bar|
|Suspension (Rear)||Independent multi-link|
Renault Laguna Specifications
Engine & transmission
Engine: V6 turbodiesel mounted transversely in front.
Management: Emissions controlled to EUIV levels.
Cubic capacity (cc): 2993
Bore x stroke (mm): 84.00 x 90.00
Valve gear: Four valves per cylinder (24v).
Max. power (bhp): 235 at 3750 rpm
Max. torque (lb.ft): 332 at 1500 rpm
Transmission: Six-speed automatic. Front-wheel drive.
Performance, emissions & economy
Top speed (mph): 150
0-62 mph (seconds): 7.3
Urban mpg: 26.6
Extra urban mpg: 49.5
Combined mpg: 39.2
CO2 (g/km): 192
Dimensions & weights
Length (mm): 4643
Height (mm): 1398
Width (mm): 1812
Wheelbase (mm): 2694
Cargo volume (litres): 423
Gross weight (kg): 2050
Kerb weight (kg): 1630
Max. braked trailer weight (kg): 1500
Max. unbraked trailer weight (kg): 650
Fuel tank capacity (litres): 66