Renault has unveiled the new R-Space concept at the Geneva Motor Show.
Described as a sporty family vehicle, the MPV has an attractive design with a prominent grille, a panoramic windscreen and 21-inch alloy wheels. Furthermore, the R-Space features a dynamic greenhouse, "suicide" rear doors, and LED lighting units.
Inside, the cabin is modern, expressive, and a tad unusual. The front is fairly typical, but the rear goes a completely different route with a seat that consists of 27 miniature motorized cubes which resemble cloth-wrapped Christmas presents. To cap things off, there's a white padded floor which is perfect for recent escapees of the insane asylum.
Power is provided by a new 900cc three-cylinder petrol engine that develops 110 PS (80 kW / 107 hp) and 160 Nm (118 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to an EDC transmission, which enables the 1,300 kg (2,866 lb) MPV to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 11 seconds and hit a top speed of 200 km/h (124 mph). In terms of efficiency, Renault expects the R-Space will have an average fuel consumption of 3.7 L/100km and CO2 emissions of 95 g/km.