The French maker, Renault is all set to launch the HBC model as it’s next big project. The company will preview the near production-ready concept version of the SUV at the Auto Expo that will be held on February 2020.
The new sub 4 meter SUV will give a tough competition to cars like Hyundai Venue, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Tata Nexon and the upcoming Kia Yi.
Renault is excited to launch the car next year as the French carmaker has been working on it for a long time.
Renault’s HBC Design:
The car comes up with a few premium features which will make the model as a big move for Renaults.
The HBC and Triber are expected to have several commonalities and the model will run on the same platform as that if Triber. HBC will be a 5 seater car, with some styling bits such as:
pronounced bumpers and fenders:
The model will come up with bigger bumpers and fenders which will give the car a wider and sporty look.
Prominent metal embellished black grille:
The car will be metallic which will give the model a premium and stylish look. The grilles of the car will come up in the look of embellished metal black giving it a luxury style.
Higher ground clearance:
The model will come up with a higher ground clearance making the drive very smooth.
Renault’s HBC price:
The price of Renault HBC is estimated to be costing between Rs 9 Lakhs to 11 Lakhs. (introductory, ex-showroom India). The lowest model costing for about 9 Lakhs and the highest model which will be offering various features will be costing for about 11 Lakhs on road. However, the price depends on the state and the type of model.
Renault’s HBC Launch date:
Renault has announced that it will showcase its upcoming model at the February 2020, auto expo. However, the car will be officially launched by Renault’s in June 2020 across the country.
Renault’s HBC Engine:
Renault HBC will get a 10L three-cylinder ‘Energy’ petrol engine. The model also comes with a peak power of 71bhp and 96Nm of torque.
The carline will be made available with a 5-speed manual and AMT automatic gearbox options. The report further suggests that the French carmaker might also offer a CVT (continuously variable transmission) gearbox on the Renault HBC subcompact model lineup.