French motoring giant Renault, unveiled the Kwid mini car with a new 1000cc Smart Control efficiency Engine at the 2016 Auto Expo.
The new 1.0 litre engine has been optimized for better performance and efficiency. The 4 valves per cylinder of the Double Over Head Camshaft layout ensures low pressure drop and super-efficient valve lift for a higher air filling; thus allowing the engine to make usable power at low end, mid-range and high-end rev bands.
This high technology engine offers excellent drivability, be it slick city streets or out in the open highway. Built solid and crafted carefully, this all new 1.0 litre SCe engine takes the ever capable and feature rich Renault KWID to all new heights.
The Kwid 1.0L variant engine will produce 77bhp of power output and get safety features like ABS and dual airbags as standard. Currently Renault offers the Kwid with driver airbag as an option only on the top-end RxZ variant.No much detail has been shared and the updates could mainly be mechanical.
The new Renault Kwid 1.0 will compete with Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 and Eon 1.0.
Renault Kwid has surpassed 1 lakh bookings in India and has a high waiting period. The company has ramped up production and hopes to meet the demand. Renault also unveiled the Kwid EasyR variant with AMT technology and two exciting concepts – Climber and Kwid Racer.
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