Renault has already stretched that line-up by presenting a more powerful 1 liter engine and also an AMT. Of course, the company has promised that it will expand the line-up to suit all desires and that’s exactly where the Climber Edition will slot in. The car is all set to launch on 9th March 2017 (today)
Renault has been at the top of its game ever later it launched the Kwid. It was a big risk In fact for a car maker to take on a market leader like Maruti Suzuki and be successful at that. The Kwid, with its baby SUV styling managed to turn quite a few heads and the sales were soaring after which it has completed many milestones including surpassing the 1 lakh sales mark.It’s something that we have seen before at the 2016 Auto Expo as a concept together with the Racer. The Climber we saw back then stood higher off the ground and did justice to the word baby-SUV. Built for venturing away from the beaten track, the raised ground clearance, wide track, and short over-hangs. Renault however, has worked on this concept and from what we know, the Climber is going to be a cosmetic update of the car.
So the features of the car won’t change and this includes the ground clearance. We expect it to get a bit more features and we hope to see it in the same Flame Orange avatar we saw at the Expo. Other design elements that could be contained within are the electric blue lining on its flared wheel arches and defensive head-lights housing, both which add to its all-terrain feel.
As far as the engine is concerned, the Kwid Climber will come equipped with a more powerful 1 liter engine and we don’t expect a bump in power either. The 1 liter engine produces 67 BHP and develops 91 Nm of torque and as we said, it won’t change. The Kwid Climber will come in both the manual transmission avatar and the AMT. So, there are a whole bunch of options now accessible on the Kwid and someone looking for a peppy looking and driving car now have the option of the Climber. We assume the Climber to be priced close to Rs.4.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) but you will have to wait for the official price.