From Renault press: New Renault Scénic heralds a fresh approach to the compact MPV segment. Thanks to its compact forms, taut lines, distinctive rear lights and sporty front-end looks, which take their inspiration from those of New Mégane Coupé, New Scénic exudes a sense of sporty dynamism more readily associated with the world of saloon cars.
New Renault Scénic's styling features a blend of fluid and taut lines. Its dynamic appeal is underlined by its three-part grille which, like that of New Mégane Coupé, is based on a central air-intake incorporating a smart black crossbar, flanked by two scoops picked out by satin-finish chrome trim. The lines of these scoops carry over to the headlamps to give New Scénic's front end undeniable personality. The flame-effect line beneath the headlights continues in the form of the character line which sweeps rearward to further emphasize the styling's dynamic look, a feeling which is reinforced by the plunging roofline and steeply-raked rear screen. The two-part 'boomerang'-shaped rear lights are similar to those of New Grand Scénic. However, instead of sweeping forward, they are turned inward towards the boot, a detail which is exclusive to New Scénic.
New Renault Scénic exudes an unmistakable impression of robustness which is expressed by the curves of its front wings and its rear flanks. Wide front and rear tracks (1,545mm front; 1,547mm rear) ensure that New Renault Scénic sits squarely on the road with its inherent stability. Its proportions, beltline and large door panels also convey a reassuring protective feel.
It also boasts high-quality materials and body-panel fit-and-finish. The front and rear bumpers discreetly incorporate the parking proximity sensors, while special attention has been paid to the inner door frames. The roof is brazed to the body sides using a laser welding technique which eliminates the need for roof trimming.
The interior styling is based on fluid lines, and the driving environment is particularly uncluttered. The driving and travelling comfort-related controls are either clustered around the steeringwheel or else housed on the centre console in order to free up as much cabin space as possible for occupants.
Special care has also been taken with both the choice of materials – including the soft-touch dashboard finish – and the interior assembly quality for every version. Equal attention has been paid to interior details such as the different trimming strips and surrounds in a bid to achieve a range of individual ambiences for each equipment level. As a result, customers will be able to choose from either beige, elegant hues, or a darker, sportier finish.
The robust, dynamic styling which characterizes all the models that make up the New Mégane family is suggestive of first-class travelling comfort and handling.