800 copies of the Gendarmerie!

800 copies of the Gendarmerie!

The French National Gendarmerie continues to update its fleet: no less than 800 Renault Grand Scenic models will be delivered soon.

With the MPV market in free fall ahead of the arrival of SUVs, the current generation Scenic begins its career end. But this should be replaced in the near future with a new SUV, shown by the Scenic Vision concept. At the same time, a long version was called Renault Grand Scenic it still resists, and is still offered in the list of French manufacturers until the end of 2022.

After the famous Alpine A110 berlinettas, the Renault group is preparing to deliver National Gendarmerie French one ship of 800 copies of the Renault Grand Scenic, which will complement the new Peugeot 5008s already in abundance on French roads.

Renault Grand Scenic: renewal of the Gendarmerie fleet

This offering is done within the framework of National plan to rebuild the Gendarmerie vehiclestarted in 2020. Indeed, we still find on our roads many copies of the old Renault Kangoo, Renault Scenic, Citroën Berlingo and other Peugeot Partners that do not have breath, which therefore should be retired soon.

This program for the modification of French law enforcement vehicles has been allocated a large budget of 400 million euros, with an order for more than 15,000 vehicles. Last year alone, no less than 1,260 units of the Peugeot 5008 were delivered to the Gendarmerie and the National Police.

Renault Grand Scenic: designed by Durisotti

Like Alpine A110s, 800 Renault Grand Scenics are organized in the workshops of Liberty Durisotti, located in Sallaumines (62) near Lens. The famous coachbuilder specializes in the modification of vehicles for the police.

Renault Grand Scenics of the Gendarmerie are now receiving theirs special equipmentbe ready to intervene in the field: screen printing, red and yellow reflective pieces, sound equipment, light and flashing, reinforced glazing, or even electronic equipment and communication systems.

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Renault Grand Scenic: delivery underway

Unlike the general public model that offers 7 seats, the Renault Grand Scenic of the Gendarmerie has only 5 seats: this allows to store a large amount of boot, which will make it possible to transport the necessary equipment during the intervention. Under the hood, we find a four-cylinder petrol engine TCe 1.3 liter with 160 horsepower and 270 Nm of torque, with a 7-speed EDC dual-clutch gearbox.

The first delivery of the Gendarmerie Renault Grand Scenic has already begun: the first copy has already been delivered this summer to the Gendarmerie of Condom, in the department of Gers.

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