Renault might launch Modus during 2011 Indian Grand Prix

Renault might launch Modus during 2011 Indian Grand Prix Premium auto major, Renault might be planning to launch its Renault Modus small car during the 2011 Indian Grand Prix.

The company had announced earlier that it will launch five cars in the Indian market in an eighteen month period. The company has already launched the Fluence sedan, and Koleos. Nissan Motors India has not been able to crack the competitive small car segment in the country and is planning to change that with the launch of new models.

The car has been undergoing testing close to the Renault Nissan plant in Chennai. Even as the Modus is available in two variants, the Modus and Grand Modus in the international markets, the company will only launch the Modus hatchback variant in India.

The new Nissan Modus hatchback might be powered by diesel Nissan Micra engine. The model will compete with the likes of likes of Honda Jazz, Ford Figo, and Hyundai i20. It will be the company's first small car to be awarded
5 Star Euro NCAP rating.

Some spy shot of the Renault Modus have also appeared on the internet with the car being spotted in Chennai. The car might be officially launched at the Delhi International Auto Expo in January next year.




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