Renault has simply christened its upcoming compact seven-seater (earlier recognized by its codename RBC) the Triber. Primarily based on a modified model of the Kwid’s CMF-A platform, the Triber will hit showrooms sometime in July this year and can sit above the Kwid within the Rs. 5.three lakh to eight lakh value bracket. The teaser picture launched reveals the Triber’s silhouette, upright bonnet and huge entrance bumper.
Not like the Datsun Go+, which is a stretched model of the Go along with an additional row of seats, Renault began with a clear sheet of paper to provide the Triber a extra purposeful design that makes it doable to supply much more area within the smallest footprint doable.
Renault is predicted to provide the Triber premium touches like LED daytime working lamps, a big grille with chrome inserts in addition to chrome bits on the entrance bumper. On the within, it can sport dual-tone interiors and can share the steering wheel and different controls with the Captur. The MPV can even include a big touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Count on the brand new Renault Triber to supply twin entrance airbags, with some variants additionally getting facet airbags. Rear parking sensors, a reverse digicam and a velocity warning system can even make it to the mannequin.
The third row of seats, which will get a devoted set of air-con vents, may also be eliminated for additional baggage area.
Below the hood, the brand new Renault Triber will get a extra highly effective iteration of the Kwid’s 1.Zero-litre (BR10) three-cylinder petrol engine; sources inform us this model will make 7hp extra on the seven-seater. The engine will probably be mated to the Kwid’s 5-speed guide transmission, with a 5-speed automated manual transmission (AMT) likely to join the range sooner or later. A turbocharged model of the BR10 engine can be within the works nevertheless it received’t come till subsequent yr.
The Triber has no direct competitors, and, in that sense, is a novel product that blends the flexibility of an MPV with the compactness and ease of use of a hatchback.