Test Drive : Renault Koleos drive out in the countryside – Yahoo News India

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Renault Anamit Sen to sample the Renault on a drive from Bangalore

invited Anamit Sen to sample the Koleos on a drive from to Kabini near Coorg and he the opportunity.

The Kabini river through a section of Karnataka, the Nagarhole National Park. It serves as the boundary to another park, Bandipur. This Kabini is right in the heart of the largest contiguous forest in the area and has a plethora of flora and

In fact, Kabini is reputed to the largest congregation of Asiatic About 225km from and a somewhat lesser distance Mysore and Srirangapatna is the Orchard Kabini River Resort and to it from the highway means about 20km of almost road through a dense made worse thanks to in recent times.

The resort itself is inspired by Kuruba tribal village and one can in a lot of outdoor activity like the tribal village, guided watching, interaction with go on a boat safari or even a coracle ride on the Kabini Unfortunately, while I did explore the briefly in the morning I didn’t get a to indulge in any of the activities because I was on a or should I say driving, visit.

Renault, having just the Koleos SUV/crossover in India, had a large group of automotive to sample the Koleos by driving to and back and I was part of the group. The is the second of the six vehicles Renault be launching over 2011-2012, the being the Fluence of course.

The harks back to Korea from Renault Samsung in Busan, South Korea but it has thanks to inputs from the Alliance. While the design and is by Renault, it benefits from technologies like the transmission for The Koleos made its début in 2008 and is currently sold five continents but what has launched in India is a face fresh Koleos.

That also means the Koleos is packed to the gills features.

The front end of Koleos is dominated by the grille which sits slim headlights. Viewed the side, the roof slopes to the rear noticeably but the slope starts behind where the passenger’s heads would be so has not been compromised. The side also looks rather with the high ground big wheel arches and the sporty

Globally, the Renault Koleos is with the 170hp (TR25) engine as well as both and 175hp versions of the M9R diesel but for India, Renault has chosen to go one variant only, the 150bhp dci diesel engine (M9R) a maximum power output of and peak torque of 320Nm@2000rpm, to an automatic transmission resulting in Renault calls intelligent wheel drive. There is a manual gearbox available too but Renault has no plans of introducing it in at the moment.

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