Renault Al Babtain Handover the New Official French Embassy Car, Renault Koleos

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Published April 8th, 2021 - 08:56 GMT
Renault Al Babtain Handover the New Official French Embassy Car, Renault Koleos
During the event
Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently welcomed Her Excellency, Mrs. Anne-Claire Legendre

Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently welcomed Her Excellency, Mrs. Anne-Claire Legendre, French Ambassador to Kuwait and Deputy Head of Administration Mr. Stephane Altier to its showroom situated in Al Rai. Chief Transformation Officer, Ms. Jihane Bou Hamdan as well as Renault Brand Manager, Mr. Belal Al Kharroubi from the Al Babtain Group presented the new models and their features during an informative and engaging tour at the showroom.

The visit was inspired by the Renault Al Babtain team that helped the French delegation select the top-specification flagship model, Renault Koleos LE, as the new official French Embassy car, due to the new and unique on-board experience it has to offer, ranging from its high-end technological and safety features, durability, roomy seats, and signature design such as the C-Shape LED Daytime Running Lights. 

“We are delighted to have received the French delegation for the first time and were honored to showcase the best of European and French performance. Kuwait and France have long shared dynamic and close relations which have contributed to a successful and thriving business ecosystem. Together, we are proud of a mutual and shared automotive passion that continues to grow every decade. Aimed at maintaining the highest customer satisfaction standards, our versatile strategic formula has led to fruitful partnerships and the integration of world-class and high-performance cars that our customers in Kuwait appreciate.” said Renault Brand Manager, Mr. Belal Al Kharroubi.

“Additionally, with the challenges faced by local business owners recently, Renault Al Babtain has lent its support by accommodating the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with smart solutions, thereby enabling continuity of operations.” Added Mr. Belal Al Kharroubi.

Chief Transformation Officer of Al Babtain Group, Ms. Jihane Bou Hamdan commented on the visit, “The Al Babtain Group has always strived for excellence in its offerings and quality of service across the board. We have built a strong foundation for successful partnerships with like-minded entities in order to reward our growing community of loyal customers with the very best in the automotive industry. The Renault brand has always fulfilled a special criteria in the market and we look forward to maintaining our strategic collaboration as we prepare to unveil exciting new features and announcements in the future.” 

The Renault Koleos exterior holds a taste for adventure all that is expected of a C-segment SUV. It’s robust and muscular features amplifies the athletic exterior design with door protective moldings, large diameter two-tone alloy wheels, alloy roof rails, shark antenna, fender chrome lines and silver front skid. Well-being is everywhere for everyone on board the Koleos as it offers the best technology and makes it easy to use, from ‘Remote Engine Start’ technology to a simple press of the switch engaging the ‘Easy Park Assist’ and the vehicle parks itself. The Koleos detects vehicles entering one’s blind spot - an indicator light located on each wing mirror will warn the driver of any potential hazards. Intuitively integrated, the driving assistance technologies make driving easier for all as it adapts the lighting, emergency braking, making parking easier than ever before. The four-wheel drive technology, all-terrain ability, engine and transmission line-up has been tailored to meet the needs and expectations of the Kuwaiti market. The 2.5-litre petrol engine is also an atmospheric, four-cylinder, power is 170hp (126kW) at 6,000rpm, with peak torque of 233Nm at 4,000rpm.

The Renault Koleos captures everyone's attention as it comes with ambient lighting, panoramic sunroof, 8.7” touchscreen tablet with R-Link 2 multimedia & navigation system, and Bose® Sound System. 

For more information and to book a test drive to explore the latest models, please visit or call 1804888. 


Background Information

Al Babtain Group

Al Babtain Group was founded in 1948 to present a model of honesty, integrity and total dedication and to gain bright reputation in Kuwait and the Middle East area. Today Al Babtain Group has licensing rights for some of the world’s leading brands stretching the globe from the USA to the Far East. For 70 years Al Babtain Group has experienced continued success, and large measure of this success came from the Group’s advanced flexible management style and long term vision. These astounding results were achieved due to a versatile strategic formula focusing on growth amongst its sphere of activities; including automotive, technology, investment, information, industrial and Finance. The automotive sector is the main structure of the Al Babtain Group’s business, which owns some of the best selling and demanded brands in Kuwait, in addition to heavy equipments. The Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. and Trading and Contracting Company is proud to be the authorized agent and distributor of many Japanese, Chinese, and European (French) vehicles in Kuwait such as Nissan, Infiniti, Renault, Citroen.

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