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2021 Renault HBC B-SUV named as Kiger, exterior design revealed

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Renault has finally revealed the name of the brand’s upcoming B-SUV the concept of which was teased a few days ago. The new B-SUV has been christened the Kiger in the Indian market. The new Renault Kiger will be a global product that will be first launched in the Indian market followed by other international markets. Along with the name, Renault has also revealed the design concept of the Kiger and boasts that the production model will be close to 80% similar to the concept that was unveiled today. 

The concept car in the first glance gives us a glimpse of what to expect in the near future when Renault introduces the production-spec Kiger in the Indian market. Renault has also revealed that the Kiger will be based on the CMFA+ which underpins the Triber MPV in the Indian market. 

The concept Kiger features a V-shaped radiator grille design with an end-to-end LED daytime running light that sits flush with the bonnet, triple headlamps that sit lower on the bumper, a wide air dam, aero ducts on the bumper ends, wheel arch claddings that flare out, a strong shoulder line, wide waistline, sculpted tailgate, C-shaped LED light signatures on the rear and a roof-mounted spoiler. 

The show car has been revealed with a new special colour of Aurora Borealis that has been developed for the Kiger concept. Another colour called California Dream has also been introduced on the Kiger concept. The Concept SUV also features 19-inch alloy wheels and a 210mm high ground clearance enabling the Kiger to traverse over rough terrain. 

The Renault Kiger concept has been jointly developed by Corporate design teams in France and Renault India Design. 

The brand has not yet revealed the interiors of the Kiger even in the concept and is expected to reveal the same in the near future. Along with the interior details, the brand will also reveal the powertrain details of the Kiger B-SUV, which is speculated to come with a 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine.