Renault Kwid to get two new variants

Renault Kwid was welcomed with open arms by Indian customers upon its launch. With a base of Rs 2.57 lakh (ex showroom Delhi), Renault hit the right spot with the launch of the Kwid in the small car segment.

Maruti Suzuki Alto had been on the top spot for quite some time, but with the launch of Kwid, Renault knew they have a winner with the car. The sales of the Renault Kwid have been sky rocketing since its launch and there is a waiting period of around 3-5 months for the Renault Kwid.

As reported by MotorOctane, Renault India will be introducing two new variants for the Renault Kwid, called the Renault Kwid  Racer and Kwid Climber to target the younger crowd,

While the Renault Kwid Racer will be more sporty hatchback and targeted at the young crowd in India, the Renault Kwid Climber crossover hatch will be more for off-roading. Moreover, the variants could even get the more powerful 1.0-litre engine with automatic transmission, say reports.

The current Renault Kwid comes with a newly developed 799cc, 3-cylinder, DOHC petrol engine churning out maximum  power output of 54bhp and maximum torque of 72Nm, mated to a five-speed manual transmission. Moreover, Renault Kwid has an remarkable fuel economy of 25.17kmpl.

While the new variants will come with features based on their purpose, the current model comes with roof spoiler, black front, rear bumpers, steel wheels, grey upholstery, Open glove-box, driver-side ORVM, engine immobilizer, 1-din audio system with Bluetooth, power steering, central-locking, Media Navigation Pack, Front wiper and washer.

Currently, Renault Kwid is available in four trim levels- Kwid Standard, Kwid RxE, Kwid RxL and Kwid RxT and competes against Maruti Suzuki Alto and Tata Nano in the market.