Renault Laguna Variants
Renault Laguna • Price, Variants & Specifications
The French automobile manufacturer, Renault, has launched several cars in India. The latest offering is the Renault Laguna which will hit the Indian roads probably around March 2014. The car is expected to be priced between Rs 18 to 25 lakhs. It is a car of the D+ segment which will be in direct competition with Honda Accord, Skoda Superb and the Volkswagen Passat. The Renault Laguna in India is expected to be available in two variations. One is the Renault Laguna Expression 1.4 and the Renault Laguna Dynamique 1.4.
The technical specifications of the Renault Laguna
The new Renault Laguna is powered by a 4 cylinder petrol engine with a displacement of 1390 cc. It generates a top power of 100 bhp and a peak torque of 127 Nm. This is mated with a five speed manual transmission, though automatic transmission model is also expected to be available. The car comes with disc brakes front and rear, making it easy and convenient to handle. This convenience is further enhanced by the power steering.The Laguna is capable of an impressive top speed of 210 kmph. It has a turning radius of 11m. The average mileage of the car is not known but it is expected to be quite competitive.This is one of the first cars to be given a five star safety rating by the European NCAP. These safety measures include anti lock brakes with electronic brake force distribution, parking sensors and fog lamps. Remote central locking also adds to security.
An ideal hatchback for the Indian roads
The Renault Laguna is stylish, though conventional in appearance. The car is 4695 mm in length, 2060 mm in width and 1445 mm in height. With a fuel tank of 60 litres, the kerb weight of this hatchback is 1369 kgs. With a seating capacity of five persons and more than sufficient boot space of 520 litres, the Renault Laguna will suit small and medium Indian families both for inner city use and for highway journeys.Several features have been incorporated in this model to help in enriching the riding experience. The AC with climate control technology is expected to be superb while dash integrated music system will be the best in its class. The driver seat is adjustable so that you can expect to be comfortable, even after driving long distances.The adjustable rear view mirror on the driver side helps in manoeuvring the car.The incorporation of all these features of comfort and convenience, the aerodynamic lines of the car, the best technology supplied by one of the leading automobile manufacturers of the world and above all, the affordable pricing will probably create a high demand for the Renault Laguna when it is released in India.