Beijing: Renault Talisman revealed image

The French based automaker Renault has officially presented to the public the new Talisman, during the 2012 Beijing Motor Show.

After starting its public life not too long ago as a simple rumor and right after that being teased by the company last month, the Renault Talisman is once again placed into the spotlights, this time with the automaker officially revealing it at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show. According to the car manufacturer, the Renault Talisman is just a version of the Samsung SM7 which is available only on the Chinese market. Renault says that the new Talisman will be assembled in South Korea, along with the SM7, and both vehicles are using the Renault-Nissan Alliance J31 platform, which will also “visible” underneath the Dongfeng-Nissan Teana joint venture in China, for the local auto market.

The all-new Renault Talisman, which was previously known as the Safrane, will be offered to its future Chinese customers with a choice of two engines, the 2.5 liter V6 unit, which will generate a total output of 187 BHP, and the 3.5 liter V6 engine, with its 254 BHP. Both engines will be mated to either a CVT or a six-speed automatic transmission. The Renault Talisman will be offered for sale only in China. More details about the model will be announced close to its launch.