Renault Kaptur Continues Testing, Launch During Festive Season

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Renault has been testing the India-spec Kaptur across the country, test-mules of which have been spotted on numerous occasions. This time, Motoroids reader Subash Narayanan has caught the upcoming Kaptur during a public road test in Chennai.

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The test-mule in question seems to be the top-end variant as the models sports alloy wheels and, according to the photographer, featured a seven inch touchscreen infotainment system. To be manufactured at the company’s plant in Oragadam, Chennai, the India-spec Kaptur will be a Right Hand Drive (RHD) configuration. Currently, the Kaptur is sold only in the LHD configuration in markets such as Russia and Brazil.

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Dimension wise, the Kaptur measures 4,333 mm in length, 1,813 mm in width and 1,613 mm in height. The wheelbase of the model is rated at 2,674 mm. Renault has not revealed any details of the engine specifications as yet although the model is expected to source power from a 1.5-litre dCi engine that is capable of producing 108.5 bhp and 245 Nm of torque. More details should surface as the launch date comes closer. Stay tuned for updates.

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