Renault’s much-awaited Captur is all set to be launched in November. As per the report, the company has already initiated the dispatch of the new Renault Captur. It has been reported that the new Renault Captur is slated to be launched in the first half of November in India.
Renault Captur’s top-of-the-line Platine variant to be launched only in India
The new Renault Captur is one of the most anticipated cars in India and what is likely to make the SUV from Renault a hit in the segment is the top-of-the-line Platine variant of the Renault Captur which is going to be launched only in India. According to the report, Renault is going to offer a top-of-the-line variant which is currently not offered in any other country. This only-in-India model will be Platine variant of the Renault Captur.
India launch date of the Renault Captur
As per the report, the French carmaker is going to launch the Renault Captur which is likely to go on sale from the first week of November. The report also confirms that the upcoming compact SUV -Renault Captur will go on sale from November.
The carmaker has not yet revealed an official date but the bookings for the Renault Captur have officially opened. Renault has already commenced dispatching the Renault Captur SUV to its dealerships in India. As per reports, Renault has started dispatching the SUV to 300+ showrooms in India.
The Renault Captur will be positioned above its own sibling the Renault Duster. The new Renault Captur which is expected to be launched next month will compete against the newly launched Jeep Compass, the Mahindra XUV500 and the Hyundai Creta.
Specifications of the Renault Captur – to be launched in November
The Renault Captur that has been designed according to Indian specification is based on the Renault Duster’s platform. Both the vehicles from the Renault stable- Renault Duster as well as the yet to be launched Renault Captur are pretty identical. The new Renault Captur is 4329 mm long, 1813 mm wide and 1619 mm high which makes the new Renault Captur slightly longer but a little narrower and shorter than the Renault Duster. At 2673 mm, wheelbase of both the vehicles is similar.
The Renault Captur is likely to get the same engines that power the Renault Duster. The Captur is expected to get the 1.5-litre petrol as well as the 1.5-litre diesel engine. While the petrol engine produces about 105 bhp and 142 Nm of peak torque, the diesel unit, on the other hand, churns out 108 bhp and 240 Nm of peak torque in the Renault Duster. The Renault Captur is expected to carry the same output from both the engines.
In terms of the transmission, the petrol motor is expected to come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox whereas the diesel model is likely to get a 6-speed manual transmission. The company has not yet revealed yet, but as per the report, it may launch the automatic option later.