Renault India has launched the
automatic version of its popular Kwid model. The Kwid AMT will be offered in
the top-end RXT (O) variant at an introductory price of Rs 4.25 Lakh
(ex-Delhi). The Kwid has sold over 100,000 cars since its launch about a year
ago. The AMT variant is priced Rs 30,000 more than the Kwid 1 MT litre version.
The Renault Kwid AMT comes
with an Easy-R Gear Box - an all-new 5-speed Automated Manual Transmission
Easy-R Gear Box: A clutch free
driving experience that combines the fuel economy and performance of a manual
transmission with the convenience of automated gear shifting. The Innovative
Shift Control Dial with three modes Reverse – Neutral - Drive has been designed
for ease of use. An advanced control unit automatically optimizes gear shifting
in accordance with driving conditions for smooth and regular acceleration to
offer a comfortable and stress-free driving experience.
The Easy-R gear box can be
operated with an innovative shift control dial that will be positioned below
the infotainment system on the centre console. The car will have an advanced
throttle control unit that would monitor the throttle input by optimising
acceleration and gear shifting.
The power of the Renault Kwid
AMT comes from a new one litre Smart Control Efficiency (SCe) engine with four
valves per cylinder and Double Over Head Camshaft (DOHC) arrangement. It will
deliver 67hp of maximum power and peak torque of 91Nm@4,250rpm, with fuel
efficiency of 24.04 kmpl.
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