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Friday, September 07, 2012

By Manoj Kumawat

Renault Scala launched in India at a starting price of Rs 6.99 lakh

Renault’s much awaited and talked about sedan, Renault Scala has eventually been launched in India today at a gala event attended by media persons and auto pundits at Kamal Mahal, ITC Maurya Shareton in New Delhi today. At the launch, Mr. Marc Nassift, MD, Renault Motors India accompanied by other senior officials also graced the event. Renault Scala has been launched in India at an attractive price of Rs 6.99 lakh for the base petrol model while the top end diesel model comes at Rs 9.67 lakh. Scala has been rendered in a total of - variants, with - trim levels in petrol guise and - trims in diesel guise. Being the fifth vehicles from the stable of Renault in the Indian car market, Renault will take a back seat for a while to plan for its future endeavours in the thriving domestic market.

Renault Scala Pictures

Renault Scala Special Features

Airbag for driver and front passenger

Anti-lock braking system with EBD and BA

Speed sensing auto door lock

Rear Windshield defroster with timer

Anti theft alarm

Leather upholstery

Engine start/stop button

Renault Scala Price (ex-showroom Delhi)

Renault Scala Petrol RXE  Rs. 6.99 Lakh

Renault Scala Petrol RXL  Rs. 7.85 Lakh

Renault Scala Petrol RXL with AT – Launch in November, 2012

Renault Scala Diesel RXL Rs. 8.69 Lakh

Renault Scala Diesel RXZ Rs. 9.57 Lakh

Coming back to the Renault Scala, the premium sedan as everyone knows is conceived on Nissan Sunny sedan, however it is placed a notch above Sunny in terms of both price and luxury quotient. Available in both petrol and diesel variants, Scala petrol is housed with a 1.5 litre petrol engine that produces a high power of 99 PS and a maximum torque of 134 Nm. On the other hand the diesel variant is powered with a 1. 5 litre diesel engine that can belt out a peak power of 86 PS along with a high torque of 200 Nm. Both the engines are mated to a five speed manual transmission. Dimensions wise, Scala is close to 4425mm long, 1695mm wide and 1505mm tall, also the wheelbase is 2600mm which is quite impressive. Scala is affixed with a McPherson strut front suspension and a torsion bar rear configuration. Despite being inspired highly from its sibling Sunny sedan, Scala has better looks; it reflects the premium quotient that the sedan proffers. Therefore, it would not be wrong to say that Scala has fair chances of stealing the show from its contemporaries, Hyundai Verna and Skoda Rapid who also fall in the same bracket.

Renault Scala Pictures

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Verna though has a strong position in the Indian car market, thanks to its new fluidic design that has made all the difference. Features wise too Verna comes with a bunch of few good features that make it a class apart. On the other hand Rapid has seen success in the domestic market, a comparatively low priced product from Skoda which is not commonly seen. Skoda Rapid is again a stripped down version of its elder cousin Vento and those who cannot afford Vento go for a cheaper version of it in the form of Rapid. Therefore the competition is definitely tough for Scala, however, the company officials are positive that it would be able to sustain the competition and come out a winner. Rest will be seen in the coming time when the monthly sales figure will be out.

Renault Scala Petrol engine Specification: Renault Scala Diesel engine Specification:

1498cc XH2 engine

Max Power: 99ps at 6000 rpm

Max Torque: 134 NM at 4000 rpm

Mileage: 16.95 kmpl

1461cc Renault K9K engine

Max Power: 86ps at 3750 rpm

Max Torque: 200 NM at 2000 rpm

Mileage: 21.65 kmpl


Comments (3)

Kapil Verma

Friday, September 07, 2012

Renault Scala looks royal in white colors


Friday, September 07, 2012

The car body design and interior features are really gamer changers.


Thursday, September 13, 2012

How many colors are available in Renault Scala??

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