Wednesday, June 8, 2011

2011 Renault Latitude Review

Renault had its world premiere of its new sedan was oriented in Moscow. This beautiful machine is combined with a well-balanced proportions, a classic design, generous dimensions, volume, and a large trunk.

This sedan offers the best technological advances in reliability and efficiency, and is destined to become the flagship of the Renault range of cars. Renault Latitude is for people who appreciate quality materials and comfort in all aspects of a car. The car goes on sale in Russia in autumn 2010 and will be published in 50 countries worldwide.

The Latitude Large Renault make a solid car:

* Length - 4887 mm, width - 1832 mm, height - 1483 mm Wheelbase - 2762 mm;

* Trunk 477litres;

* Leeway This car is one of the best in its class - compared to 1,460 mm, 1,440 mm in the rear, the radius of the space around the knee is 251mm.

* The 2 / 3 - split 1 / 3 folding rear seats are both spacious and comfortable;

* There are numerous storage compartments, including 9.6 liters generously proportioned glove box is illuminated and cooled while the chamber next to the main console has a capacity of 2.4 liters.

innovative technologies comfort *:

* The driver's seat has a massager with four different settings

* Triple-zone automatic climate control allows the driver and passenger to reach the right temperature

* This is the only car in its class to have a system for monitoring air quality: it has an air ionizer dual-mode dual diffuser Perfume - a first in the D segment

* A hands-free electronic card that controls the central locking switch, and locks automatically when the car is at a distance

* Enabling bi-xenon headlights

* A wide range of audio systems, including "Sound by Arkamys ® 3D and the first class" Premium Bose ® digital audio jacks.

* A new satellite navigation system TomTom Carminat ® (available in early 2011) and rearview camera and automatic parking brake.

The pleasure of driving and its senior management on the road is the result of power trains powerful and efficient and optimal adjustment of the suspension:

* A dynamic and efficient M4R two-liter gasoline engine with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Or a powerful six-liter VQ25 2.5-liter engine with automatic transmission AJ0 6 speed.

* The chassis effectively with multi-link independent rear suspension, has played a major role in the comfortable grip of the car;

* The precise handling, gives the car a high level of stability, and the feeling of complete driver control the car

Build quality and features of this model is designed for the most demanding customer:

* Most updates to active and passive safety in the car were developed using the unique experience of Renault in this area: anti-lock brake systems and emergency come standard, the car also Electronic Stability Control, 8 airbags with two-tier system of lateral sensors, seat-belt load limiters with integrated cruise control and turning bi-xenon headlights.

* Reliability, security and sustainability of the car is based on common technologies and technical performance of the Renault-Nissan cars are subjected to extensive testing and road tests in extreme conditions in order to ensure the highest standards of quality that is of utmost importance in countries where road conditions. Not to mention the experience of making popular plant in Busan, where Renault Koleos is already built.


With these generous exterior dimensions (length - 4887 mm width - 1832 mm Height - 1483 mm), Latitude easily fall into the category of large sedans statist. The car is both strong and elegant. Her shapely figure wheelbase stretches 2.762 m, and the front and rear overhangs are 1025 meters and 1101 meters. The dual system of intelligent adaptive bi-xenon headlamps harmoniously complement the contours of the chrome grille. Boot space is one of the best in the category: 477 liters (511 liters without spare wheel). The LED tail light fits perfectly with the track of the chrome back, which bears the initials of the name of the new model Renault Latitude.


The size of the optional electric panoramic sunroof to make it stand out from others in the class.

Thank you to the well-designed body and trim materials, Renault Latitude conveys a sense of reliability and quality you can feel. The sign "Air" instrument is based on the original design of the center console and integrate perfectly with the rest of the instruments. Comfort controls in the vehicle and are all close at hand: all are located around the steering wheel and center console. The interior features chrome door handles, steering wheel and shifter line, which all focus on the condition of the car as a business-class sedan. Particular attention should be given to the decoration and trim around the seats, bringing variety to the interior of the car, depending on model. Customers can either choose between a dark gray interior with black leather interior and a dark beige with beige leather. Both are aesthetically pleasing and comfortable.

Renault Latitude was developed using the combined experience of Renault and Nissan. driving experience nice and quiet, precise handling chassis and high-tech engine to give a decisive competitive. Latitude charged the front of the frame off the Renault Laguna, which is known for its excellent handling, while the rear multi-link rear suspension Nissan offers unparalleled comfort. These functions are actively absorbing bumps and irregularities of the road, remove the vibration, helping to offset the entire car driving experience, and that is the best car in its class.

In Russia, Renault Latitude has a choice of plants. Excellent 2.5-liter V6 producing 130 kW (177 bhp) at 6000 rpm, coupled with a 6-speed transmission (AJ0) automatic transmission, produces a torque of 233 Nm 4400 rpm and can accelerate quickly and easily top speed is 209 km / h. Fuel consumption is 9.7 liters per 100 km.

The other option is driving people M4R with a capacity of 2.0 liters and delivers 102 kW (139 hp) at 6000 rpm. With the excellent CVT continuously variable transmission, this engine is both versatile and efficient. This version is easily achieved in silence and a couple of 191 Nm at 4400 rpm. This engine is exceptionally reliable and economical. During normal operation of the vehicle consumes just 8.3 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers.


Latitude Renault will offer a wide range of engines and 6-speed manual and automatic gearboxes customers in different countries will be able to choose. Diesel engines will be set by Renault. The most efficient and quiet is 2.0 dCi (M9R), providing 110 and 127 kilowatts (150 hp and 175). For some markets will be available at the top of the range V6 dCi (V9X) of 177 kW (240 hp). The same effect will be supplied by the gas engine 3.5L V6 (V4Y).

Air quality and superior comfort

Based on the same architecture as the new SM5, which had recently been in the Korean market, Renault Latitude benefit greatly from the joint development and expertise of Renault, Nissan and Renault Samsung Motors. Comfort and acoustics of the interior is now a lot of attention. The driver is a wide range of functions, which are useful as they are original.

Renault Latitude is one of the first D-segment car to include a massage in his seat, and the new triple-zone automatic temperature control. The driver ultra-comfortable seat with 5 rolls of pneumatic massage with four operating modes: constant, periodic, soft and firm. The precise movements of the flexible pneumatic rollers on the spine has a relaxing effect on long trips or long periods of time sitting in traffic.


The vehicle also has a unique internal air quality management. Triple-zone automatic climate control allows driver and passenger to individually adjust the temperature inside the vehicle. A system based on "best in class" system is used in Laguna is also able to control the composition and properties without a car. And in combination with carbon filter that prevents unpleasant odors and dust from entering the vehicle, Renault Latitude feature dual-mode air ionizer. It just does not sound emits negative ions, but purifies the air by removing allergens and harmful bacteria. Driver and passenger may also take advantage of the double car fragrance diffuser to fill a pleasant scent. refill cartridges are not from any Renault dealership.

All the right connections

Renault Latitude contains all the latest technical equipment on board capable of a multitude of functions. For example, each model of a Bluetooth ® connection by default. The following audio systems available in the format:

* Even the base model include a Latitude 3D Sound audio Arkamys ®, and with six speakers is like your personal concert hall. It also contains a CD and an MP3 player and a 3.5 "jack and Bluetooth ®.

* The top of the Latitude line is an extra two speakers and "Plug & Music" system that facilitates the connection of most external media players, including iPod;

* Exclusive Bose ® Sound System is also available as an extra. It offers a complete audio production company, includes 10 speakers (including the center channel and subwoofer) and an amplifier with multi-channel equalizer.

All the audio controls are located on the center console and steering wheel, while the information is displayed on the dashboard displays.


Renault arrives Latitude Carminat TomTom ® satellite navigation system that is fully integrated on-board systems, and its accuracy and fast response time is a significant improvement with other navigation systems. This browser includes features such as "IQ Routes" ® (route optimization of Statistics), "Advanced Lane Guidance ® (view intersection) and" MapShare "® (technology to improve their map). This navigation system is available in Russia in early 2011 and includes the automatic parking brake and reverse camera.

The Latitude Renault all different types of equipment needed to make car driving easier and more comfortable: the next generation of hands-free key card, sensors front and rear parking, cruise control, ESP, and bi-directional beacons -xenon.

Quality and safety "in the genes"

Regarding the quality and reliability characteristics Renault Latitude components designed by the Alliance and installed in accordance with its standards. The vehicle benefits from Renault's excellent results in these areas. Renault Samsung Technical Center (RSTC) at Giheung, near Seoul, took responsibility for the project from the elements pre-determined by Renault. Teams of Renault Samsung Motors worked closely with the team from Renault and Nissan on all aspects of production of Renault Latitude validation and design development and manufacturing. Renault Samsung Motors was the market leader in South Korea for eight consecutive years. The quality of design and construction is a part of its DNA and is highly appreciated by customers. Constant emphasis on quality of service, not only from the point of sale but throughout the car.

Security has always been a priority to develop this car. There are a number of modern safety features: ABS, brake assist, electronic brake force distribution, Electronic Stability Control ESC and passive safety features: safety belts 8 adaptive airbags, driver and passenger restraint and load limiters. Renault Latitude has the same two-stage side-impact sensors and dual-chamber airbags as the Renault Laguna.

LATITUDE at all latitudes

The Renault Latitude is the incarnation of the International Society for Renault. Developed in France and South Korea and the incorporation of elements of the platform of Renault and Nissan, this car has all the best achievements in terms of technology, the areas of aerodynamics, safety, comfort and quality.


Renault Latitude is manufactured in South Korea and Busan, Renault Samsung Motors plant. This plant is to respect the environment and is ISO 14001 on this site is a lot of experience in the production of cars for higher segment cars. Today, along with Renault Latitude Busan factory produces the Renault Samsung Motors model SM3, SM5, SM7, QM5 and Renault Koleos.

The car will make its public debut at the Motor Show of Moscow and will be available in late September 2010 in Morocco and Algeria, then in Russia and Ukraine and Africa.