You must have heard the name of Rafale fighter plane. What is the similarity between Renault (Reno) and Rafale (Rafale)? Firstly, both are French manufacturers. and nothing else. That’s all for now as the Renault Rafale is now officially teased as a mid-size crossover vehicle. Which is inspired by the name of a luxurious fighter jet being made since the 1930s.
How will this SUV be
Built on the Renault-Nissan CMF-CD platform, the Renault Rafale is essentially a variant of the Austral compact SUV that is already being offered by the French auto giant in select markets. While the Austral is officially launched in late 2022, the Renault Rafale will be fully displayed at the upcoming Paris Air Show in Le Bourget on Thursday.
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Renault is making tall claims about this crossover vehicle, but does it have the top speed that the eponymous fighter jet is known for? “The first thoughts that immediately come to mind when we hear the name ‘Rafale’ are technology, performance and a sense of adventure, as well as driving pleasure and agility,” Silvia dos Santos, Renault’s global marketing team, said in a press statement.
Diesel engines are rarely found in the Renault Rafale. It could be powered by a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine that generates 130 hp power and 205 Nm torque. Renault has not yet revealed any official details about this car. It can be said that the car will be based on the CMF-CD platform and is expected to be powered by a hybrid engine.