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Renault to announce the name of its new B-SUV on November 18

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Renault India is planning to launch a new B-SUV in the Indian market and the brand has announced that it will be revealing the name of the new compact crossover tomorrow on 18th November 2020. The B-SUV is codenamed HBC is planned to make its debut soon and with it strengthens the company’s commitment in India. Renault feels that the name reveal will mark a major milestone in the brand’s journey in the Indian market. 

The new B-SUV builds on the success of the Renault Kwid hatchback, the Duster SUV & the Triber MPV in India creating a niche for itself all while demonstrating the company’s prowess in the field of design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities. Recently, Renault India also teased us with the concept version of the B-SUV. 

According to the teaser, the new B-SUV comes with new light signatures on the front with dynamic turn indicators, flush-mounted door handles, a sharply raked rear windscreen giving the crossover a coupe-like roofline, roof-mounted spoilers with a futuristic yet aerodynamic look and wraparound tail lamps with LED light signatures. 

Though the teaser does not reveal the full silhouette of the vehicle earlier spy shots of a compact crossover believed to be the Renault ‘Kiger’ revealed that the new B-SUV will have a low hatchback stance, a V-shaped radiator grille, headlamps mounted on the bumper, functional roof rails, trapezoidal wheel arches etc. The B-SUV is speculated to offer seating for 5 people and is likely to feature a multilayered dashboard, digital instrumentation, a touchscreen infotainment system, wireless smartphone charging, climate control air conditioning etc.

Through the brand’s progressive product strategy Renault India has also announced that the company has added 34 new sales and service touchpoints across India over the last 2 months. The brand now has more than 415 sales and 475+ service touchpoints with more than 200+ Workshop On Wheels locations across India. In less than a year, Renault India has added more than 90 new sales and service touchpoints demonstrating its aggression towards the network expansion and strategic business policies in the emerging markets.