India-Bound Renault Captur Previewed At 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show

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French auto giant Renault has revealed the Duster based crossover, the Captur at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show. Renault has also begun the bookings for this crossover.

The exterior design cues and the interior of the Captur crossover look identical to the European-spec Captur. The crossover is based on the Renault Duster SUV.

The exterior of the Captur measures 4,333 mm in length, 1,813 mm (excluding ORVM's) in width, 1,613 in height and it has a wheelbase of 2,674 mm.

Compared to the European variant of the Captur, the South-American version is 211 mm longer, 35 mm wider and 47 mm taller.

The top-of-the-line Captur will feature a dual-tone interior with white and black dashboard and seven-inch MEDIANAV touchscreen display.

Other than that the interior of the Captur is also equipped with piano-black and chrome detailing, steering mounted buttons, rain sensing wipers and Key Card with the handsfree system.

The Captur will be available in two trims: Zen and Intense. Both the variants will be powered by a 1.6-litre flex-fuel engine. The Zen variant will get the manual gearbox and the CVT gearbox will be offered in both the trims.

The Captur crossover will also come with a bigger 2-litre engine which churns out 148bhp and it is coupled to a four-speed automatic transmission. Both the engine variants will be equipped with the all-wheel-drive system.

The Captur will go on sale from February 2017 in South-America. Renault India has already stated that the Captur will be launched in India by late 2017.

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Story first published: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 13:17 [IST]
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