A luxury saloon in 4WD clothing          


Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2000


Koleos represents a new concept for top-of-the-range vehicles. This MPV combines the breeding of a luxury saloon with the robust, go-anywhere attitude of a 4WD. Its design showcases the kind of daring and vision it takes to reinvent the leisure vehicle for modern tastes.


  • 21-inch wheels
  • Glazed strips extending along each side of the roof to enhance cabin illumination
  • Rear hatch uses twin-stage parallel-opening system to open then slide along the left-hand side of the car
  • Modular boot separated from the passenger compartment by retractable window
  • Variable-height suspension varies vehicle height from 1.70 m in 4WD configuration to 1.60 m in saloon configuration
  • Voice-activated screen manages heating and climate control system, as well as sound and navigation systems
  • Hybrid drive unit: 30 kW Elégie electric motor with lithium-ion batteries driving rear axle and conventional 2.0-litre 16V turbocharged engine delivering 170 bhp to the front axle


SOURCE: Renault