Renault Captur
From Renault Captur India launchPR Handout

French carmaker Renault had launched its premium SUV Captur in India only a month ago. But rumour mills are already at work churning news about its new variants. The latest we have is that Renault could add a new variant to Captur called Bose.

Yes, you heard it right! Bose. According to TeamBHP, Captur will get the premium sound system from Bose, thus the name the Bose edition. While other details of the Captur Bose edition are not known at this point in time, reports indicate that the new model of the SUV could be launched by April 2018. The Captur Bose edition is reportedly in its final stages of testing.

Price starting at Rs 9.99 lakh for the base variants, Captur comes loaded with 50 premium features as standard across all variants. These include projector headlamps, C-shaped LED DRLs, fully automatic temperature control with rear cooling vents, integrated audio system with USB , Aux-in and Bluetooth, steering wheel controls, push-button start with remote central locking, dual airbags, Antilock-Braking System (ABS) with Electronic, Brake Distribution (EBD) & Brake Assist and rear and defogger with wiper.

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The top-end Renault Captur Platine has also been launched in India, available only in the diesel version. Platine is the most premium version of Renault cars and features premium white and gold interiors and AC vents with chrome along with the bezel with a golden finish. Its Ergo Design leather seats 6-way adjustable.

At present, the Captur SUV in India has 1.5L H4K petrol and 1.5L K9K diesel engine options. The petrol version comes mated to five-speed manual gearbox producing 106 bhp at 5,600 rpm and 142 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm while the diesel model gets six-speed manual gearbox, delivering a maximum power of 108 bhp at 3,850 rpm and peak torque of 240 Nm at 1,750 rpm. Captur is also expected to get AT (Automatic Transmission) soon.