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All new Austral E-Tech full hybrid unveiled

All new Austral E-Tech full hybrid unveiled
2 min read Published 8 Jun 23

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Renault has unveiled details of the Austral E-Tech full hybrid, an SUV set to arrive at Hendy Renault showrooms imminently.

The new car replaces the Kadjar and is available in three variants - techno, techno esprit Alpine and iconic esprit Alpine and all with the same new 200hp petrol hybrid powertrain with a 400V 1.7k Wh lithium battery.

An electric-only mode offers quiet and zero emissions city driving, while the battery recharges when decelerating and braking to offer a truly electric experience with no need to plug in. On the combined WLTP cycle, the all-new Austral E-Tech full hybrid achieves up to 60.1mpg, making it one of the most fuel-efficient hybrid cars in the Renault line-up, keeping emissions as low as 105g/km of CO2. The impressive figures highlight its status as an exceptionally efficient hybrid electric vehicle.

The all new Austral E-Tech full hybrid comes with up to 30 Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and MULTI-SENSE settings, which provide four different driving styles suitable for a range of journeys and terrains. 

These are complemented by Renault’s third-generation four-wheel steering system, 4CONTROL Advanced, giving all new Austral E-Tech full hybrid a city car-like 10.1m turning circle, which makes parking a breeze when used in conjunction with the car’s front, rear and side parking sensors and 360° around view 3D camera. Each useful, proactive, and intelligent technological feature is there to improve passenger comfort, pleasure, and act as part of Renault’s leading Human First safety initiative. In fact, the all new Austral E-Tech full hybrid has also achieved the highest NCAP score, receiving five stars.

Designed for living, its generous interior features a wireless smartphone charging station, while 35 litres of modular storage throughout the cabin ensure optimum use of the available space. The rear seats can be slid back by 16cm for a stretched-out and relaxed experience, while the boot space offers a capacity of up to 555 litres, conveniently accessed via an electric tailgate.

The car also benefits from a highly customisable digital experience, accessed through the twin 12-inch OpenR screens and 9.3-inch head-up display, all powered by Google services, which includes Google Play, Google Maps and Google Assistant. A range of up to 35 apps with exclusive content are available. From selecting music to planning a route, finding a parking space or controlling home devices, all can be activated with the ease of voice control. In total, with the 9.3” head-up display and Google-built in is standard on all UK versions, providing a total screen space of nearly 1000 cm2 for an intuitive, immersive, and connected driving experience.

With quality as a core pillar of the Renaulution strategy, all new Austral E-Tech full hybrid travelled.

Orders for the all-new Austral E-Tech full hybrid opened in May with first customer deliveries due from July.

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