The all-new Renault Koleos has been caught on camera testing in Europe on a rainy day.

The all-new Renault Koleos has been caught on camera testing in Europe on a rainy day.

It's based on the latest generation Nissan X-Trail / Rogue and despite the heavy camouflage on this prototype it is easy to notice the car has a significantly different exterior design. It appears to be somewhat boxier than its Japanese counterpart and up front we notice it has those fancy LED daytime running lights as seen on the Talisman mid-size sedan.

It appears the new Koleos will have a generous ground clearance along with some plastic body cladding on the wheel arches while at the back it's getting different taillights compared to the X-Trail, along with a prominent roof-mounted spoiler hosting the third brake light. We are not entirely sure, but the rear fog light appears to be positioned down low in the rear bumper's center in the same vein as its Asian brother.

Renault has already announced the new Koleos will be launched in the second half of next year and will be significantly larger than the outgoing model. The company's senior vice president of corporate design, Laurens van den Acker, has described the mid-size SUV as being "much more serious, much more high-end and much more sophisticated."

While the Kadjar is 4.45 meters long, the second-gen Koleos is expected to have an overall length of 5 meters and might be offered with an optional seven-seat layout although Renault already has a seven-seat Espace so they could decide to stick with a five-seat layout.

It's not known at this point whether Renault has plans on selling the new Koleos in Europe, but we do know it will be available in Asia and Australia.

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