Renault has introduced in homeland France the Captur Pure special edition which boasts a more powerful Energy dCi 110 engine.

Up until now Renault was offering the diesel Captur solely with a 1.5-liter dCi 90 but now the model has received a beefier dCi 110 which develops 110 HP (81 kW) and 260 Nm (192 lb-ft) of torque, thus making it 20 HP (15 kW) and 40 Nm (30 lb-ft) more powerful. It's a Euro 6-compliant engine and works with a six-speed manual gearbox to grant the Captur a fuel consumption in the extra-urban cycle of only 3.7 liters / 100 km (63.5 mpg US or 76.3 mpg UK) and CO2 emissions of just 98 g/km.

In terms of performance, the 2015 Renault Captur Energy dCi 110 will run the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in 11.03 seconds (2s quicker) and top out at 109 mph (175 km/h).

What sets this special edition apart are the bespoke roof decals, unique side mirror housings and a special Cassiopée Grey paint which can be combined with an Etoilé Black roof. Aside from the compulsory "Pure" badging, the limited-run Captur also has dark charcoal & smoke grey leather upholstery, numbered Pure door sill badging and carpet mats. It's based on the Intens trim and comes with the Techno Pack encompassing R-Link infotainment system and a reversing camera.

Prices for this special edition start at €25,100 but Renault is also offering the dCi 90 engine with EDC gearbox from €25,300 and a TCe 120 EDC variant from €23,800.

Check out the press release for more info and pricing details for the regular Captur dCi 110 (FR-spec).

Gallery: Renault Captur Pure special edition introduced in France with Energy dCi 110 engine

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