Renault, which has launched Kwid in the previous year, is again ready to boom Indian Suv market with its Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT. Renault has recently revealed Kwid’s updated or we can say more powerful version of Kwid in Auto Expo 2016 which will be called by the name of “Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT”. Apart from this, Renault has also revealed Kwid Easy-R, which will be AMT equipped variant of Kwid. Country CEO and Managing Director of Renault India Operations, Sumit Sawhney, said that” “Renault KWID is a great success and has revolutionised the compact hatchback segment, living true to our promise of creating a new era in automotive history. It has generated unprecedented success in its category and has won the hearts of customers’ and automotive experts alike. At Renault, we are committed to continuous innovation and we are happy to showcase the Renault KWID 1.0 litre SCe and Renault KWID EASY – R, our automated version. We will launch both these versions sometime in the future.”
Renault Kwid AMT 1.0 Price
Renault Kwid AMT 1.0 will be arriving soon, and is expected to launch in coming months of 2016.Its official price is not announced but its expected price will be lie in the range of 3.10 to 3.90 lakhs(ex-showroom Delhi).
Renault Kwid AMT Specification
Senior Vice President of Corporate Design Laurens Van Den Acker who was present at Auto Expo 2016 gave his views as “At first glance, Renault KWID blends an emotional design with the need for reassurance expressed by customers. Its SUV lines mirror its tough, robust character and underpin its distinctive, modern look. Both of the show cars are based on the Renault KWID platform. The front end is distinctive and immediately recognisable as a Renault. The wheel arches are generous and the unique body colours bear design touches common to both vehicles.” It will be embedded with the safety features like dual airbags and ABS.
Kwid 1.0 Engine specifications and mileage
The powering of Renault Kwid 1.0 will be done by 1.0-litre DOHC Smart Control Efficiency engine. As the name suggests, this engine will be optimizing fuel efficiency which will result in better driving experience on both city as well as highway roads. Expected mileage from this vehicle is 23-24 km/l. This engine is expected to chunk power of 77 bhp.
This car will have bigger engine than Kwid and will have AMT gearbox. Also, apart from these announcements, two more concepts of Renault Kwid Climber and Kwid Racer were revealed.