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Company Renault has presented a compact roadster

Renault Wind

Company Renault has extended the first official information on the new model — the open double car Wind constructed on the basis of hatchback Twingo. The world premiere of the new car will take place in the beginning of next month on the international motor show in Geneva.

Compact car Renault Wind

The dimensional length of compact roadster Renault Wind makes 3830 mm, that on 230 mm more than at hatchback Twingo. The novelty is equipped by a metal roof which rises from a compartment in a back part of a body for 12 sec.

Roadster Renault Wind

Thanks to the original mechanism the volume of a luggage carrier of the car at the combined or lifted top remains invariable — 270 litres (on 40 litres more than at Twingo). We will notice, that the similar system of developing top was used on supercar Ferrari 575 Superamerica.

Compact roadster Renault Wind

Roadster Renault Wind

Opened Renault Wind it will be offered in Europe with two petrol engines in volume of 1,2 and 1,6 litres, developing 100 and 133HP accordingly. As specifies British magazine Autocar, despite not the most powerful engines in scale, the French company positions Wind as "sports model", thus working out of "charged" versions Renaultsport and Gordini is not planned yet.

It is expected, that to dealers in Europe the novelty will arrive in June of this year. In the Great Britain the prices for the car will begin from 17,000 pounds sterling.

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