Renault_Koleos_frontRenault Australia has launched a Koleos Black Edition. It adds more than $3,000 in extra equipment, but is is priced at just $36,990 drive away. An increase of only $1,000 on the Koleos Zen on which it is based. Only 400 are being imported.

Koleos Black Edition rides on19-inch dark-grey alloy wheels, has gloss black roof rails and door mirrors, side steps, and distinctive gloss black interior trim.

It’s available in three exterior colours; Grey, Black, Universal White all are three metallic.

The Black Edition has a definite French flair to its styling, having a large front grille, chromed inserts and Renault’s signature C-shaped LED lights.

Infotainment comes via a 7-inch multimedia touchscreen equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Like every model in the Koleos line-up, the new Black Edition has many advanced driver-assistance systems including electronic stability control, advanced emergency braking system (AEBS inter-urban), forward collision warning, lane departure warning, rear view camera, blind spot warning and parking sensors front and rear.


“We redefined value with the launch of the new Koleos. Now we are adding a new level of joie de vivre with the Black Edition,” said Renault Australia MD Anouk Poelmann.

“We have added some black magic to our range and our dealers are already filling the order books. Any customer interested in Australia’s best value medium SUV should act quickly.”

In addition to the unlimited kilometre seven-year warranty, Koleos comes with five years capped price servicing (up to 150,000km) and up to five years service-activated roadside assist.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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