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2018-01-25 08:08

TENTATIVE FOR SA: Renault is hoping its new Alaskan bakkie will grab its share of the global LCV market. image: NewsPress

Cape Town - French automaker Renault is planning to launch two new models locally and five face-lifted models in 2018. 

In 2017 Renault added a GT Line model to its Clio range in April, launched the Clio RS in May, added a Duster derivative with an automatic 'box in July and the automaker also enhanced its local Captur crossover in August.

The automaker show no signs of letting up as they gave us wind of which models they're planning to introduce locally over the next twelve months. The timeline is tentative and could still change Renault said. 

• Q1

Kwid range extension

• Q2

Sandero LE

Clio LE

Clio RS LE

Captur LE

Megane RS (mid 2018)

What Monday blues? #picoftheweek #renaultsa #passionforlife

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• Q3
New Duster

• Q4

Kwid MY18

Today at the new #RenaultKWID launch ??

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French bakkie

Renault SA's Viviene Ward said status of the Oroch and Alaskan right hand drive production is to be confirmed at this stage and that Renault continues to emphasise the importance to launch the Oroch locally. 

Ward said: "Right now we are pressing hard ahead with the ongoing development for the right hand drive units since the factory cannot confirm production timeline."

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