French carmakers really turned the tables by launching the Kwid hatchback back in 2015 and it was game-changing. The pièce de resistance of the automobile was its flamboyant SUV-like composition, dolled up styling and its segment first features gained it instant popularity and made it a hit. This even managed to fetch Renault appreciation that marked the monthly sales of the company at an all-time high for the following year. Even though it was a smash, it started to lose its charm within no time, which urged the carmakers to bring about certain updates in the car itself and new variants of the same model were rolled out in hopes that it would attain the same position which Kwid had when it first launched, but, unfortunately none of these tactics worked out. Nor was the Renault Kwid price too compelling. This eventually led to a drastic decline in sales and the manufacturers had to come up with a new strategy. Finally, after 3 years, Renault decided to take a huge step which is entirely a game changer. They have introduced a much needed and awaited update to the model.
Changes and upgrades
Although the appearance at first glance does not suggest any major changes, if you look closely, you can point out some of the cosmetic changes that the company looked into. Kwid now has an updated razor edge chrome grille. This is one of the most evident and easily notable mien changes. The halogen headlamps, the bumpers, and the fog lamps remain untouched. Renault has dumped the chequered flag decals to give the car a sleek look by giving it a new ‘speed sport’ graphics on both sides of the car which makes it look subtle and is a bold decision to finally do away with the original graphic which represented the 1-liter engine. Moving forward, the outside rearview mirror and twin-3 spoke wheel cover has a silver finish which provides a slight contrast of hues. A moonlight silver color option is now open for grabs. The rear still remains unchanged except it now offers a rear-view camera which has a 7-inch touchscreen display. However, the interior is just the same with slight changes and updates that include new upholstery and a 12 Volt charging socket. For the passengers in the back seat, Renault went one step ahead and added pretensioners and load limiters in the seat belts. Now moving forward to the engine, everything under the hood is just the same as before, but with a twist, which is the traffic assist function.
The power behind the vehicle
Speaking of the engine, let’s get to the performance of this new model. There isn’t much to compare since the lines between the new and the previous model on performance are slightly blurred. In conclusion, if we compare the two models, the new Renault model is definitely better than the original one. It is certainly the best looking model with numerous first-in-class features, and to add a cherry on top, the prices remain unchanged. These new updates arguably put Kwid at par and should be considered if you’re keeping an eye out for suitable cars. The Renault Kwid price has been on a relative low, so it really is a bang for the buck at current value.
Is it easy to get citizenship in the UK?
The growing infrastructure and economic stability of the United Kingdom has attracted many foreign nationals to come to the UK and gain settlement.
The British government is quite strict and demands the aptitude of your documentation when you apply for UK citizenship.
Let us look at how you could get a UK citizenship.
Ways to get a British passport
As a foreign national if you have lived in the UK for 5 or more years, on a Indefinite Leave to Remain or gained Permanent resident status then your best way forward to gain a UK citizenship is through the process of Naturalisation UK.
Other ways to consider for you application could be
- Seeking UK citizenship by birth
If your date of birth is 01.01.1983 or after, then either of your parents at the time of your birth must be a UK resident or citizen.
If you are born before the aforementioned date of 01.01.1983 then you gain UK citizenship by birth and can apply for a British passport.
- Seeking Citizenship through descent
Citizenship by descent means that you have either been born outside the UK to your parents who are British citizens or you have registered yourself as a UK citizen.
It is not an automated process to become a citizen by descent. One needs to register beforehand.
- UK citizenship as a Refugee
If you are a Refugee or a stateless person, you must apply through the process of Naturalisation UK to gain British citizenship. Additionally you must meet all eligibility criteria, be of a good character, no criminal offense in your name.
- UK citizenship by Tier 1 Investor visa
Investment has unlocked new opportunities for you to become a UK citizen. You must have access to a minimum of £2,000,000 to invest in the UK economy throughout your Permanent residency period. PR can be secured by investing in an actively trading UK firm with genuine establishment. Additionally, you must also have cleared the Life in the UK test, hold English language proficiency.
- UK citizenship through Dual nationality
Another way to enter the UK and secure UK citizenship is through the Dual citizenship process. You will not be required to give up your first citizenship and gain access to the UK citizenship.
However, it doesn’t sound so simple, your home country must allow you to get dual citizenship with the UK and you fulfill all the requirements for Naturalisation UK.
Basic requirements to be counted
You must bear a good character and be of sound mind. You must have successfully completed Life in the UK test, you hold a current English Language proficiency certificate. Your age should be minimum 18 years or above that. You also hold a valid indefinite Leave to remain status in the UK. You abide by the 90 days rule which means you have not stayed away from the UK borders for more than 90 days in the last 12 months of the active ILR period.
How can you make a successful application?
Once you have fulfilled all the requirements and have all supporting documents, you can begin your application by visiting the government website and completing the process.
You must additionally complete the payment of £1,330 and £19.20 for the Biometrics enrolment process.
The form chosen must be MN1 for children and AN for adults.
You must also seek support from expert immigration lawyers who could guide you through the process.
A Y & J Solicitors have a proven track record of getting successful visa applications for their clients.
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