It seems to be an exciting month for car lovers in the city with leading manufacturers launching their new models. Close on the heels of Honda’s WRV launch in Chandigarh yesterday, Renault unveiled its all-new Kwid Climber in the city on Friday.
With 17 new styling and design cues, led by an all new electric blue colour with vibrant orange accents, the Kwid Climber by Renault India enhances its lifestyle quotient. The new Kwid Climber comes with the 1.0L SCe (Smart Control efficiency) powertrain in both manual and AMT options.
Speaking at the launch of Kwid Climber, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, 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.”
The new Climber has been designed and developed by Renault’s design studios in Mumbai and Chennai. Best-in-class features include its boot capacity of 300 litres, ergo-smart cabin, multiple storage spaces, upper segment body dimensions, interior space, service parts maintenance cost, ride and handling and several personalization options.
The interior too boasts of several striking design elements like the new orange energy upholstery with Climber insignia, new vibrant orange accents on the AC vents and on the centre fascia, a two-tone orange gear knob and decorative orange door trim accents on the front and rear doors.
Kwid 1.0 MT comes with fuel efficiency of 23.01kmpl (ARAI) while Kwid 1.0 AMT comes with fuel efficiency of 24.04 kmpl (ARAI). “Our roadmap for India is very clear, with an immediate goal of achieving a market share of 5% in the near-term,” said Sawhney.
The new Kwid Climber 1.0L SCe variant in manual transmission is being offered at an introductory price of Rs 4,31,003 (ex-Chandigarh) while the Kwid Climber 1.0 L EASY-R, AMT variant will be offered at a price of Rs 4,61,003 (ex-Chandigarh).