Appearing on local shores before any other global market, Renault Australia’s marketing director, Jason Miller, reiterated how important the new model is for the brand in Australia.
“Australia is the first market in the world to launch the new Koleos, demonstrating how important this model is in the continued expansion of Renault’s business in Australia.” Mr Miller said.
Set to launch on the first of August, the new Koleos range will start from $29,990 (before on-road costs), just $450 more than the outgoing model, Renault confirmed.
Full details of engines, specifications and model range won’t be announced until closer to the new model’s launch, but Renault has confirmed that a 2.5 litre petrol engine and CVT automatic will make up the Koleos’ standard configuration.
Compared with the outgoing model, the new Koleos is 150mm longer, and rides on a 20mm longer wheelbase. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 2000kg.
Check back for TMR’s first drive in the coming weeks, along with full details of the new Koleos range as they come to hand.
NOTE: Overseas model shown
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