Tuesday, April 28, 2015
By Manoj Kumawat
Renault XBA to launch on May 20, 2015
According to authentic reports Renault India, the Indian alliance of French car maker Renault Motors is going to launch the compact hatchback codenamed as XBA in global market on May 20, 2015. It is reported to be named as Renault Kayou and will compete against Hyundai Eon and Maruti Alto. It would be for the first time that car maker will launch any of its cars out of Europe. The curtain from compact hatchback would be raised by Mr. Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO, Renault Group.
Reports reveal that the hatchback would be developed at company’s production unit located at Oragadam in Chennai. Developed on Common Module Family-Affordable platform the compact hatchback has been developed keeping in driving requirements of small family and therefore it is anticipated to be priced closed to Rs. 3 lakh. It will be placed slighter below the Pulse hatchback in Indian car market.
It is reported to be energized with 800 cc petrol engine and is reported to sport AMT transmission system along with regular manual gear transmission system. As far as features adorned in new hatchback are concerned nothing has been so far revealed by the company, however according to reports received from spies it is supposed to receive single wiper blade at the front windshield.