Following Citroen’s example, Renault is making its Initile Paris version more and more popular. Same as the DS, this version comes with premium accesories for models recently introduced in the range. This time, the Initiale Paris was presented on the new generation Koleos.

Renault has selected the Paris Motor Show to take the wraps off the new Koleos Initiale Paris, the high-end version of the model that will go on sale in certain European markets in spring 2017.

Following in the footsteps of the Espace, Talisman and Clio, the new Koleos has adopted the Initiale Paris signature. The new Koleos Initiale Paris comes with exclusive Améthyste Black paint scheme, with dark metallic purple hues, not to mention its specific interior design and ambience.

The interior of the new Koleos Initiale Paris is distinguishable from the rest of the range through specific detailing and standard equipment.

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Full-grain Nappa leather is at the very heart of the Initiale Paris trim level. During the course of its tanning, this leather goes through a milling stage in order to bring out the natural grain. This ensures that the leather remains smooth and supple. The top-stitching and the sewing of the leather trim on the seats are carried out manually to guarantee craftsmanship.

There is Black or grey-patterned full-grain Nappa leather upholstery, full-grain Nappa leather-trimmed steering wheel and gear lever, specific dashboard and door panel trims, leather-trimmed instrument panel with top-stitching, heated and ventilated front seats with six-way electric adjustment, plus two-way lumbar-adjustment for the driver’s seat, laminated side windows for improved acoustic comfort, Initiale Paris badging inside on the door sills, steering wheel insert, top of the front seat backs (embossed) and decorative trim on the back of the front headrests, exclusive carpet mats, Specific Initiale Paris hands-free card.

A broad range of driver aids includie: Active Emergency Braking System (AEBS), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Safe Distance Warning (SDW), Traffic Sign Recognition with Over Speed Prevention (TSR with OSP), Blind Spot Warning (BSW) Tiredness Detection Warning, reversing camera, automatic high/low beam, front, rear and side parking sensors, and Easy Park Assist (hands-free parking).

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The package is rounded by R-LINK 2 system with 8.7-inch portrait-format screen, Bose audio system with 13 high-performance loudspeakers and full-LED Pure Vision headlights.