Carlos Ghosn confirmed for 2016 launch Datsun Redi-GO , the brother of Renault Kwid based on the same modular platform CPM . It will be offered with 3-cylinder engine and 1.0 liter displacement.
E his week met his brother, Renault Kwid, but will have to wait until next year to see the production version of the model that inspired the product from the house of the diamond, the Datsun Redi-GO. Is that both models are based on a shared architecture , which is none other than modular platform CMF of the Nissan-Renault alliance.
This was announced the CEO of Renault itself Carlos Ghosn , on the occasion of the global launch of Renault Kwid occurred this week. Datsun product was announced for next year and will be the Motor India 2016 the venue for its world debut.
Brother Renault Datsun Kwid, hit the market next year.
The Redi-GO had been shown in the form of a prototype last year and the production version will retain its appearance, although domesticated to adopt a more typical format of a street vehicle.
On the other hand ensures that the product Datsun be differentiated clearly from Renault Kwid , although both models platform and share many mechanical components , although as known whether the Kwid, the Redi-GO adopt an aspect of the type crossover Compact .
The Renault-Nissan alliance has developed specific forms an new engine with 3 cylinder block and a new 5-speed manual transmission intended to equip the products based on the architecture and that is precisely the system propulsion use the Datsun Redi-Go . In a second step you can also equip an automated transmission as this equipment is a high demand in the Indian market.
executives Nissan say because the group wants to maintain clear distinction between the Datsun brand, with a profile of low cost and more sophisticated Renault, is expects the Redi-Go hit the market with a lower price at the Renault Kwid.