The First Luxury Renault Will Go On Sale In A Year

The First Luxury Renault Will Go On Sale In A Year

Contrary to recent rumors, the top management of Renault has decided to release the most expensive and prestigious versions of their models under a new sub-brand Initiale Paris. By the leadership of Renault announced exactly which models will be first to receive such "luxury" versions.

When creating their line management Renault certainly was "cut eye" towards the Citroen, which has the usual model with an index and With a more elegant, prestigious and expensive (but which is structurally close "relatives" normal) cars with index DS. And yet in Renault chose his path. As stated by the head of Renault, Carlos Tavares, the name of the Initiale Paris will initially receive not an independent model, and the most expensive equipment already existing models. One of the main differences from the cheaper versions will be "premium level interior decoration".

The first such specification will get a Clio hatchback and minivan Espace. According to chief designer of Renault Laurens van der Acker, work on the new modifications is almost complete. Thus, on sale, the first of the range Initiale Paris may appear in the next year.

Interestingly, the Espace minivan will get the new version practically at the end of its life cycle. According to preliminary data, in 2015 the seat of a minivan needs to take a new crossover (which may get a new name). As also previously reported that Renault decided to refuse the issue of a prestigious sedan on the platform of Mercedes-Benz E-class, which could become the flagship model of the brand Initiale Paris.