After displaying as a concept at 2016 Auto Expo, Renault has launched the Kwid Climber in the country. Offered in top spec 1.0L MT and 1.0L AMT variants, the Kwid Climber priced at Rs. 4.30 lakh and Rs. 4.60 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), respectively. Bookings are already commenced at all Renault dealerships across India. The climber is the most Kwid on sale, Climber manual is 25000 more than standard 1.0l MT while AMT version is also 25,000 more than 1.0L AMT. The Kwid Climber has been developed at brand’s design studios in Chennai and Mumbai.
The wonder car Kwid has been a game changer for Renault propelling it to gain 4.5% growth in 2016. Directed at first-time car buyers, sales of Kwid have already crossed 1.3 lakh units since its launch. The Climber can be bought in Electric blue, outback bronze and planet grey colour shades with orange accents.
The edition comes with as many as 17 new additions such as new front bumper with faux skid plates and orange garnish, black cladding on fog lamps, orange highlights on ORVMs and roof rails, orange turn indicators on front fenders, Climber decals on front doors and rear windshield and a new set of alloy wheels.
The dose of orange shade continues inside as well on door panels, central console, gear lever and seats. The Fabric headrests and steering wheel are stitched with Climber brand name. For features, it gets 7-inch MediaNAV touchscreen display with navigation, power steering, driver side airbag, digital cluster, seat belt pre-tensioners etc.
Under the skin is the same 1.0-litre SCe three-cylinder petrol engine that makes [email protected] rpm and 91 Nm of [email protected] rpm. Powering front wheels is a 5-speed manual gearbox or 5-speed Easy-R AMT.
Commenting on the launch, Mr Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India said, “The Renault Kwid Climber has been developed keeping in mind specific customer needs and caters to diverse audiences, becoming the perfect offering for young achievers who are moving up places steadfastly. This new launch reflects our intent to keep pace with global innovations and at the same time make products to suit the local needs.”
|Comparison of Renault KWID|
|Comparison of Renault KWID variants|