India-bound Renault Kaptur gains 'EXTREME' variant in Russia

27/08/2017 - 12:34 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Renault has launched the Renault Kaptur EXTREME in Russia. The limited edition of the India-bound Renault Kaptur (Renault Captur) features enhanced styling and additional equipment.

Renault Kaptur EXTREME front three quarters
The Renault Kaptur EXTREME introduces a new paint scheme to the SUV, with Ivory as the base colour and the roof in brown.

The Renault Kaptur EXTREME introduces a new paint scheme to the SUV, with Ivory as the base colour, and the roof in brown. 17-inch Steppe alloy wheels in silver-brown two-tone finish complement the exclusive paint finish. Chrome decor on the door panels and the 'EXTREME' badge on the fenders further differentiate the special. In the model-exclusive paint scheme, the ORVMs are in brown to match the roof. The EXTREME edition brings LED Pure Vision full-LED headlamps with dynamic turn signals to the Duster-based crossover.

On the inside, the Renault Kaptur EXTREME features 'EXTREME' scuff plates, brown leather seats with black inserts, leather armrests with beige stitching, brown air vent surrounds, IRVM with automatic dimming and leather steering wheel with beige stitching and 'EXTREME' logo.

The Renault Kaptur EXTREME is available in three configurations. The base configuration is powered by a 1.6-litre petrol engine (114 PS/156 Nm) and has the X-Tronic CVT sending power to the front wheels. The other two configurations are 4x4, powered by a 2.0-litre petrol engine (143 PS/195 Nm). The mid-tier configuration has a 6-speed manual transmission, while the top-spec configuration is fitted with a 4-speed automatic.

Renault Kaptur EXTREME dashboard
The Kaptur EXTREME is available in 3 configurations, with prices starting at 11,24,990 rubles (INR 12,26,774.67).

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The Kaptur EXTREME's bookings have commenced at all dealerships in Russia. Deliveries begin in September.

Renault India will announce the Captur/Kaptur during the festival season as a direct competitor to the Hyundai Creta.

Renault Kaptur EXTREME - Prices

1.6L CVT - 11,24,990 rubles (INR 12,26,774.67)
2.0L MT - 12,04,990 rubles (INR 13,14,012.75)
2.0L AT - 12,54,990 rubles (INR 13,68,536.56)

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