The fourth generation Renault Laguna has been spied for the very first time undergoing testing.

The fourth generation Renault Laguna has been spied for the very first time undergoing testing.

It was only last week when the all-new Megane made spy photo debut and today we bring an initial batch of images depicting Renault's flagship model, the overhauled Laguna. The company with the diamond logo admitted back in June 2013 the third-gen's rather odd design has affected sales of the model but thankfully its successor looks substantially more appealing, despite all that camouflage. Renault said the new design is going to be more "fluid and emotional" and the car is going to have "character without being strange."

Riding on the newly developed CMF (Common Module Family), the fourth-gen Renault Laguna will likely borrow some of the engines and gearboxes from the 2015 Espace which uses the same architecture. Judging by the attached images, it appears to be slightly bigger than the outgoing model which means it will provide a more spacious cabin granted by the extended wheelbase while the trunk size should also increase.

It is believed a reveal will occur in July before hitting dealerships in September or October. Renault has already confirmed the Laguna will come in hatchback and wagon body styles which will be assembled at the Georges Besse plant in Douai, France where the company has invested €420 million to get the factory ready not only for the new Laguna, but also for the Espace and the Scenic. It's not known at this point whether there's going to be a new Laguna Coupe which in the current lineup was perhaps the most appealing version thanks to a Aston Martin-inspired design.

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