Renault Alaskan concept previews completely new pick-up due in 2017
Source : Renault Alaskan concept previews completely new pick-up due in 2017
Renault due to Discharge completely new one-tonne pick-up truck in 2017
The Renault Alaskan concept has been revealed, previewing the company’s planned production pick-up truck which is usually due to go on sale in 2017.
The Alaskan is usually due to be the company’s first global pick-up along with will be built alongside equivalents through Nissan along with Mercedes-Benz, the latter of which is usually due by 2020. The production Renault along with the Mercedes will share some of their architecture with the Nissan NP300 Navara, although both companies will engineer along with design their own final versions to keep their identities intact.
The one-tonne Alaskan comes with 21in wheels, full LED lighting, satin-effect paint along with brushed along with polished metal finishes on the external.
Despite its commercial vehicle nature, Renault is usually pitching the Alaskan at the private leisure-focused user. As well as what Renault describes as high-quality Inner surface standards along with space for a few inside the cabin, the Alaskan concept also comes that has a camera located inside the door mirror to film the passing landscape. of which is usually offered that has a selection of accessories such as a load bed liner along with cover.
The Alaskan comes with the 163bhp 2.3-litre 163hp twin-turbo diesel of which features inside the Master van. Although there are no official performance figures quoted for the Alaskan, of which is usually capable of a claimed combined economy figure of 40.4mpg inside the Master.
The production edition of the Alaskan will be revealed in summer 2016 before going on sale in Europe the following summer.
Speaking to Autocar at the Frankfurt motor show, Renault design boss Laurens van den Acker said: “As a design challenge Ioved of which. You can imagine the reaction inside the design studio every time we pulled the covers off of which – a large French pick-up is usually unheard of.
“To design something with no history behind of which, with nothing to lose along with with every potential customer a conquest was a joy. I loved of which. through my experience with Ford inside the US I was the only one inside the entire team who had any experience if doing a pick-up along with of which brought a great freedom to the project.”
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