Renault India Begins First Shipment Of Triber To South Africa (Photo Credit: file photo )
New Delhi :
French auto-major Renault India on Tuesday commenced the first shipment of the latest car Triber from the Ennore Port here to South Africa. “It is great day for us. We are exporting about 600 cars today. We were at the port in this morning. This is first lot of Triber going out of India,” Renault India (operations) country CEO Venkatram Mamillapalle told reporters.
Triber has become French auto major Renault’s best-selling car in India by crossing the mark of 18,500 since its launch in August 2019. In fact, Triber has surpassed Kwid as the best-selling model in India in three out of the last four months.
According to reports, Renault sold 2,490 units of the Triber in August, 4,710 units in September, 5,240 units in October, and 6,071 units in November. The compact seven-seater multi-purpose vehicle Triber has been launched at the price range of Rs 4.95 lakh and Rs 6.49 lakh.
Triber is the second model from the company after Kwid which has been specifically designed and developed for the Indian market. Renault Triber was recently launched in India.
Introduced in four variants, the compact seven-seater multi-purpose vehicle Triber is priced between Rs 4.95 lakh and Rs 6.49 lakh. It is worth mentioning here that while the automaker has presently launched Renault Triber in only a manual variant, the automatic trim is expected to make its way in the Indian market by the end of 2019 or early next year.
On the features front, the Triber comes equipped with class-leading 8-inch infotainment system which supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
It also has a push-button start, USB charging at the front, 12V charges for second and third-row passengers, reverse camera, cooled glove box, climate control, separate air-condition control for rear passengers and keyless entry.
In terms of safety feature, the car has four airbags, three-point seatbelts for all three rows, the mandatory speed alert system, rear parking sensors and seatbelt reminder which helps it to comply with the new safety norms. The boot space is limited to 84 litres when all seats are in use while it can be expanded to 625 litres.
Renault Triber comes with the new ENERGY petrol engine of 1.0 litre offering balance between performance and fuel economy at low maintenance costs.
Besides Triber, Renault India currently retails its popular hatchback KWID, sports utility vehicle Duster, premium SUV Captur. The company has widespread presence of more than 350 sales and 264 service facilities across the country.
(With inputs from PTI)