Sandero Stepway new player busted in PR

Sandero Stepway new player busted in PR

The new Sandero should be launched by Renault in Brazil in the first half of this year. In the meantime, continue running prototypes camouflaged by surrounding the alliance Renault-Nissan, located in Pinhais (PR) factory.

A new Sandero Stepway unit was spotted by reader Philip Garrett, Curitiba (PR). The car rolled quietly by one of the busiest districts of the capital and the driver apparently did not bother with the registry - move cars undercover with the eve of the launch is a recurring practice of some manufacturers, precisely to draw attention on the streets.

Unlike the current model, which has very different design front of the old Logan, the new Sandero will be virtually identical to the new Logan up to the front doors. The pair also share the interior and engine 1.0 and 1.6 16V 8V. Leave the scene the old 1.6 16V engine and four-speed automatic transmission, which will be replaced by a five-speed automated transmission.

At least adventurous recipe Stepway will be maintained in the new Sandero. The hatch will win the now traditional plastic appliqu?s on the bottom of the bumpers, moldings on the fenders and side skirts, high suspension, wider tires, alloy wheels rim 16 and longitudinal bars in the ceiling.

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