Sporty Re­nault sure to stop Trafic

Albany Extra - - Motoring - Ewan Kennedy

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 an­titheft spare wheel holder.

In­side fea­tures in­clude Java cloth up­hol­stery with a heated driver’s seat, me­dia nav­i­ga­tion sys­tem with 7.0-inch touch­screen, leather cov­ered gear se­lec­tor with chrome­plated trim and chrome-plated speaker sur­round. Re­nault Trafic For­mula Edi­tion has a man­u­fac­turer’s list price of $41,990 for the twin-turbo short-wheel­base model while the long-wheel­base ver­sion is priced from $43,490.

Pic­ture: Ar­naud Ta­quet/Re­nault

Per­haps not quite a Re­nault F1 car, but the Re­nault Trafic For­mula Edi­tion has a sort-of sporty look.

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