A closely camouflaged pre-production check mule of the Renault Kiger subcompact SUV has been captured on digital camera, displaying resemblance to the idea model.
It was earlier this week when Renault India officially unveiled the concept model of its upcoming Kiger subcompact SUV. Codenamed HBC, the subcompact SUV is predicted to go on sale within the nation by early subsequent 12 months. It will mark Renault‘s entry into the aggressive subcompact SUV phase, dominated by large gamers just like the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon to call a number of. The French carmaker has confirmed that Kiger’s remaining design will keep 80 per cent much like the idea mannequin. Now, a pre-production check mule has been captured on digital camera, displaying resemblance to the idea model.
Judging by the seems of it, the check mule in these spy images seems to be a beefed-up model of the Kwid small automotive. Though the check automobile is extensively wrapped in camouflage, the floating roof design is kind of obvious that we noticed on the idea model. It additionally will get a brand new pair of alloy wheels, solely completely different from what we’ve already seen within the earlier spy footage. It is seen bearing a cut up headlamp design with tri-LED projectors positioned within the bumper. At the rear, the Kiger SUV will get a properly sculpted boot with black cladding on the rear bumper, steeper rear windshield, C-shaped LED taillamps, reverse gentle and rear wiper.
It will likely be Renault’s first subcompact SUV in India, and will likely be constructed on the identical CMF-A+ platform that at the moment underpins the corporate Triber MPV. It will likely be manufactured regionally on the Renault-Nissan alliance plant in Oragadam, Tamil Nadu.
The carmaker hasn’t revealed mechanical particulars of the Kiger SUV but. However, we anticipate the SUV to get the brand new 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine that was showcased on the 2020 Auto Expo. It’s the identical unit that can even energy the Nissan Magnite. It can be anticipated to return with a 1.0-litre petrol engine. Expect to see each guide and automated transmission choices on the SUV.
The Kiger will look to determine itself within the extremely aggressive subcompact SUV area, which boasts of fashions just like the Nissan Magnite, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and others.