3-in-1 = Renault Trucks extends LCV range with three new Trafic models

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Renault Trucks has further expanded its Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) offering, with the launch of three new specifications in its Trafic range; The Renault Trucks Trafic Red EDITION Caged Dropside, the Renault Trucks Trafic Red EDITION CHILLER, and the Renault Trucks Trafic Red EXCLUSIVE Roadtrip.

The three new LCV vehicles all benefit from Renault Trucks’ 35-year experience in the conversion marketplace, its century-long expertise in HGVs, together with the density of its commercial vehicle distribution and repair dealer network.

1)         Renault Trucks Trafic Red EDITION Caged Dropside

Suitable for a variety of applications, including construction, municipal, parks, arborists, and rubbish clearance, the new Renault Trucks Trafic Red EDITION Caged Dropside is ideal for use in urban locations where space is tight and a highly manoeuvrable and compact vehicle is required. With a typical payload of 850kgs with caged side or 950kgs without, the new Trafic Caged Dropside is based on the Renault Trucks Trafic Red EDITION Platform Cab. It is available as either a Caged Dropside body (shown here) or in a standard Dropside body and features an L2 wheelbase, Single H1 cab, Euro 6 Step E 150ps engine and 6-speed manual gearbox.

This latest vehicle has been converted by approved convertor, P.D.Stevens & Sons Limited, Market Drayton and boasts an impressive array of unique features including sloping alloy plank floor for easy evacuation of the load, cab high drop-down mesh sides in addition to the conventional alloy dropsides, full height rear mesh doors, underfloor tool storage with lockable doors either side as well as being fully Chapter 8 compliant including LED and Strobe lighting and chevrons.

2)         Renault Trucks Trafic Red EDITION CHILLER

The new Renault Trucks Trafic Red EDITION CHILLER, based on the high-specification Trafic Red EDITION Platform Cab and converted by Gray and Adams Limited, is fitted with a refrigerated chiller box body and is also available as a freezer or dual compartment.

Suitable for food, plant or pharmaceutical products required to be transported in a chilled state the new vehicle provides a larger space than a standard refrigerated van, together with a typical 865 to 1000kgs payload, whilst still offering nearside access via a single door as well as well as twin doors to the rear.

The Red EDITION CHILLER also features an L2 wheelbase, single H1 cab, moveable bulkhead for dual temperature, electric standby facility and Euro 6 Step E 150ps engine with 6 speed manual gearbox.

3)         Renault Trucks Trafic Red EXCLUSIVE Roadtrip

Developed in conjunction with approved converter, Sussex Campervans Limited, and based on the Trafic Red EXCLUSIVE, the Renault Trucks Trafic Red EDITION Roadtrip with L2 wheelbase and H1 single cab, comes in metallic comet grey with red and silver accents and offers an exceptionally high-level camper van and holiday experience. The vehicle is available in any colour from the Red EXCLUSIVE range along with any of the standard options ex factory.

Unique features include a fully-electric lifting and retracting roof system activated by a remote-control hand fob, especially suitable for those with limited strength and upper body movement, a 4-berth sleeping facility and 2-tone leather interior in cream and raspberry (with a multitude of other colours and fabrics available).

The new Red EXCLUSIVE Roadtrip can be specified to suit all tastes and requirements and includes swivelling front seats, rear toilet system, integrated full induction cooker, on-board electric system, 50-litre fridge freezer, maximum roof size solar panel, rear-mounted bike carrier and low-profile side awning as standard. It can also be specified in the slightly shorter L1H1 version too as well as being offered with rear tailgate doors.

Commenting on the launch, Grahame Neagus, Head of LCV at Renault Trucks UK and Ireland said: “For several years Renault Trucks has been focused on increasing its market share and penetration through innovation and a compelling tailored proposition that is set to continue with the launch of these three new Renault Trucks Trafic variants.

He continued: “Our customers appreciate the versatility, reliability, and performance of the Trafic range, as well as the ability to personalise the vehicle to the individual’s needs and activities and these new variants take this to the next level. With a wider range of specifications to choose from, we are confident that we can offer our customers the perfect LCV vehicle to suit their needs.”