Renault Malaysia (TC Euro Cars) has announced the latest Fluence rendition, the Fluence Formula Special Edition. The Fluence Formula edition plays homage to the French marque’s Formula One partnership and marks Renault’s return as a Formula 1 works team, this year.
Potential buyers of Renault’s likeable compact Sedan can now look forward to stand out from the crowd with the Fluence Formula special edition. This special-edition Fluence is an exciting addition to Renault Malaysia’s current line-up and a variant to hype up the upcoming Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix.
Special treatment of the Fluence Formula edition’s exterior include a five-piece body kit, customized blue and red colored decals, a muffler cutter and two-toned black alloy wheels instead of the two-toned silver on the standard version. Meanwhile, the interior of the special Renault Fluence Formula edition features exclusive gloss black trims as well as leather seats in rich maroon instead of black. Corresponding key features of this special edition comprise of the Renault R-LINK multimedia system, 7-inch touch screen display with in-built navigation with USB connectivity and hands-free Bluetooth kit, hands-free entry and start-stop switch, automatic ‘walk away’ door lock, automatic climate control and rear air vents. Last but not least, the Fluence Formula edition has a boot space of 530 liters, one of the largest in its class, and foldable rear seats with 60:40 split.
In the engine department, the Renault Fluence Formula edition is also powered by a familiar 2.0-liter petrol powerplant that is mated to a CVT X-Tronic automatic gearbox for a maximum output of 143 PS at 6,000 rpm and 195Nm at 3,750 rpm of torque.
Similar safety features and driver asssistive systems applicable on the regular Fluence are included in the Fluence Formula edition; they are: ESP (Electronic Stability Program) with ASR (traction control), six airbags, ISOFIX child seat anchors, cruise control with speed limiter, height adjustable 3-point front seatbelts with pretensioners, and automatic door lock (operable 10km/h and above).
The Renault Fluence Formula edition is priced at RM126,688 (on-the-road inclusive of GST, without insurance, for Peninsular Malaysia and private registration). The package includes a five-year full manufacturer’s warranty with unlimited mileage. This warranty is fully backed by Renault Malaysia and not undertaken by any other insurance companies, which means terms and conditions as well as parts covered are consistent from the first year of ownership to the end of the warranty period.
The Fluence Formula edition is available in two color options: Black Metallic or White Pearl.