The new Renault Koleos has been unveiled at the Buenos Aires motor show, revealing an updated look and new technology.

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A revised front end, comprising a new bumper, chrome grille and Renault badge, bring the styling of the new Renault Koleos into line with the brand's newest additions, the Captur and Clio.

Redesigned two-tone wheels and a new chrome door strip join a new body colour – Ebony Brown – to complete the exterior changes.

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Inside the refreshed cabin gains new trim options including gloss black, chrome and wood highlights, along with new leather upholstery and a new in-dash multimedia system.

Tied to Renault’s R-Link infotainment technology, the multimedia system features a console-mounted joystick, voice command function and seven-inch touchscreen display that acts as a single hub for the car’s satellite navigation, audio and vehicle information systems.

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Along with Bluetooth connectivity and audio streaming, the unit provides access to the Renault R-Link store offering a catalogue of more than 50 applications for owners to download.

Renault Australia says while the new Clio, due to arrive locally in quarter three, will debut the R-Link technology in Australia, it’s planned to be rolled out slowly across its range.

A new blind spot warning function has also been added as standard, while a reversing camera is now optional along with hill start assist and hill descent control.

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The new Koleos will continue to be offered in front- and four-wheel drive, powered by a 126kW/226Nm 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol and 110kW/320Nm 2.0-litre turbo-diesel.

Expect the new Renault Koleos on local shores in the fourth quarter of 2013, with pricing to be in-line with the current model that starts at $28,490.

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