Renault Talisman, the flagship of french Renault brand, replaces two models: Renault Laguna and Renault Latitude. This particular model presented here is one of the top versions (just under Initiale – the most expensive variant) and has a very low mileage, with less than 1,000 km on the clock. The car features a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine mated with a new generation Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) transmission with 7 gears + reverse.
Model: Renault Talisman / Renault Talisman TCe 200 EDC7
Body type: 4-door sedan/saloon, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 36,116 Euros
Engine: 1.6-litre (1,618 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, transverse mounted. The power unit features chain driven distribution, intercooler, and direct petrol injection. The maximum output is 147 kW / 200 PS/hp at 6,000 rpm and peak torque is 260 Nm (approx. 191 ft-lbs), available at 2,000 rpm.
Transmission: 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Tyres: Continental ConstiSportContact5 245/40 R 19 98Y
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 7.6 seconds
Top speed: 237 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 5.6 liters of gasoline per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 127 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 51
Dimensions (mm): L 4,848 / w 1,869 / h 1,463
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 515
Wheelbase (mm): 2,808
Weight (DIN/EU): 1,387 kg/1,462 kg
Front suspension: Independent pseudo McPherson struts, coil springs, sway bar.
Rear suspension: Semi-rigid axle, coil springs, sway bar integrated into the beam.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; curtain airbags for front and rear seats; ABS; ESC/ESP; TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system); adaptive cruise control; speed limiter; automatic warning and braking in case of emergency; head-up display; traffic sign recognition system; lane departure warning; Multi-Sense driving modes selector; dual-zone automatic air conditioning; ambiental lights; 2 USB charging and reading ports (front) and 2 USB charging only ports (rear); rain and light sensors; front and rear electrically powered windows; front central armrest; rear central armrest; trip computer; leather steering wheel; height and depth adjustable steering column; electrically adjustable, heated side mirrors; fog lights; LED DRL; LED healights; LED rear lights.
Main optional equipment (price in Euros, without VAT)
Metallic Paint (600); Pack 4Control (1,416) consisting rear steering system, electronic dampers, and 19-inch alloy wheels Alizarine; Pack Winter (458) consisting front heated seats, heated steering wheel, and headlights washing system with heating; Pack City (1,058) consisting rear, front and side parking sensors, rearview camera with dynamic guides, Easy Park Assist, blind spot monitoring system; BOSE sound system (666); leather upholstery (2,083) with driver seat massage function.
+ excellent engine performance
+ very good transmission
+ very nice engine and exhaust sound
+ good soundproofing
+ very good LED headlights
+ useful and modern driver assistance systems
+ very good multimedia system
+ 4 USB
– noisy suspension
– fragile (feel of) suspension due to 19-inch wheels
Driven by Adrian M. for 160 km, 8.9 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 564 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at Il Salviatino Hotel Florence