Renault Trafic Formula Edition has landed in Australia to celebrate the French marque’s participation on the Australian F1 Grand Prix.

The 2018 Renault Formula Edition is available in Storm Grey or Jet Black, and in short or long wheelbase. All are powered by the twin-turbo 1.6-litre high-torque diesel engine.

The exterior pack for the Formula Edition comprises a body-coloured front bumper, rear light surrounds and door rail, black-painted 17-inch ‘Cyclade’ alloy wheels with yellow centre caps, a unique black Renault diamond bonnet badge, yellow upper and lower grille inserts, yellow fog lamp surrounds, ‘Formula Edition’ side stripes and an anti-theft spare wheel holder.


Inside, there’s Java cloth upholstery with a heated driver’s seat, media navigation system with 7.0-inch touchscreen, premium dashboard layout with storage compartment, chrome instrument panel surround, gloss black side air vent surrounds, leather covered gear selector with chrome-plated trim, chrome-plated speaker surround.

Renault Trafic Formula Edition has a manufacturer’s list price of $41,990 for the twin-turbo short-wheelbase model, the long-wheelbase version is priced from $43,490 MLP.

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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