Saturday, May 24, 2014
By Kamal Swami
Facelift Renault Fluence launched in Malaysia
After successful launch of Facelift Fluence in Indian car market French car maker Renault has launch the same facelift sedan in Malaysian car market where it will be locally assembled. By establishing its manufacturing centre in Malaysia the car maker intends to explore its market in south-east Asian countries. Company finds huge growth potential in Asian car markets.
In Malaysia the facelift Fluence is offered in a single drive train option which is empowered with 2.0 litre petrol 4 cylinder engine generating the power of 143 horsepower and torque of 195 Nm. The engine would be mated with X Tronic CVT gearbox and with top speed of 190 km/h it accelerates the speed of 100 km/h from standstill within the span of 10 seconds.
The cosmetic changes introduced in facelift Fluence are although very minor but noticeable the headlights have been upgraded with projectors, the newly developed front grille, auto headlights, wipers and 17 alloy wheels add elegance to exterior look of facelift Fluence. Inside the cabin the sedan receives dual zone air conditioner followed by vents for rear passengers, folding armrests, cup holders, 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system along with Arkamy’s speaker generating 3D sound effects. The infotainment system supports voice recognition, navigation, CD &MP3, connectivity with Bluetooth and USB. Moving ahead company will also offer warranty of five years including free service for two years or drive of 40,000 kilometers whichever happens earlier.
Click here to know more about Renault Fluence offered in Indian car market.