Argentina gets a souped up Renault Fluence Turbo variant

17/05/2012 - 06:47 | ,   | Kaustubh Shinde

Renault has many special editions of the Fluence around the globe. But a very interesting variant has shown up on our radar today.

Renault Fluence Turbo frontRenault Fluence Turbo rear

Renault is expected to launch the Fluence Turbo in Argentina with a hugely powerful engine.

The engine is question is a 2.0L turbocharged petrol engine with intercooler, generating a massive 180 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 300 Nm at 2,250 rpm. Mated to a 6 speed manual transmission, the Fluence Turbo can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.5 seconds with a top speed of 215 km/h.

The Fluence Turbo also gets aesthetic enhancements such as 17 inches alloy wheels, aerodynamic front bumper and side skirts. A rear diffuser along with chrome tip exhaust complete the design.

The Fluence Turbo will hit Argentina in June to challenge the Peugeot 408 Sport and the VW Jetta.

[Source: autoblog.com.ar]

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