Renault injects quality in SUV segment with new Austral

HERO All-new Renault Austral Esprit Alpine

The new Austral replaces the Kadjar in Renault’s line-up, and has been positioned as a more luxurious offering

The new Renault Austral recently made its global premiere at an event in Paris, France. The electrified SUV replaces the Kadjar and is key to the company’s plan for “winning back” the C-segment. 

“Our ambition was to offer a vehicle that would be part of the Renault brand’s renewal and one of the pillars of our reconquest of the C-segment,” Agneta Dahlgren, Renault design project director, tells Car Design News. “We also wanted a vehicle that would have all the codes of the SUV category while incorporating our new sensual and technological language.”

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