Renault has launched the Kwid Climber in India at an introductory price of Rs 4.30 lakh for the manual variant and Rs 4.60 lakh (both ex-showroom Delhi) for the automatic model. The car had been showcased in concept form at the 2016 Auto Expo and is available in the top of the RXT trim level in three colour options.
The exteriors of the Climber comes in three colour options of which the one seen in the photos is a shade called Electric Blue which is exclusive to this model. It also gets a two-tone bumper, roof rails with orange inserts and Climber stickers on the doors and rear glass. Also included in the package are grey-coloured alloy wheels which are a first for the Kwid. The cabin is a similar story where orange inserts have been added to the gear knob (MT only), seats, door pads and steering wheel with Climber logo.
The 1.0-litre unit powering this car is a three-cylinder engine producing 67bhp/90Nm of torque. It can be availed in a five-speed manual or a five-speed AMT. In terms of safety, the Kwid Climber gets a driver airbag and seat belts with pre-tensioners.
Commenting on the launch of the Kwid Climber, Sumit Sawhney, CEO and MD, Renault India said, “Renault Kwid is a great success, revolutionising the compact hatchback segment in India. At Renault, we are committed to our core specialty of ‘concept innovation’, with the endeavour of redefining a segment, offering new and innovative products to customers. The Renault Kwid CLIMBER has been developed keeping in mind specific customer needs and caters to diverse audiences, thus becoming the perfect offering for young achievers who are moving up places steadfastly. This new launch reflects our intent to keep pace with global innovations and at the same time make products to suit the local needs.”