Kwid, which received overwhelming response in the domestic market with more than one lakh bookings in four months since launch, would be the second Renault product to be exported after Duster, a top company official said.
Renault, which has set a target of garnering 5 per cent market share by end of 2017, has already touched 4.5 percent in February, the official added.
"We will be making exports of Kwid to Brazil in parts starting this year (RPT) this year," Renault India Country CEO and MD Sumit Sawhney told reporters here last night.
He said the company was exporting "small" numbers of its popular SUV Duster to Brazil and Kwid will be shipped as SKDs (semi-knocked down units). Declining to share the number of units of Kwid to be exported, he said one lakh bookings had been received for the car in the domestic market itself.
To address the local demand, he said the company would be ramping up the production at its alliance factory with Nissan in Oragadam near Chennai. At present, Kwid has a waiting period of five-six months and with the ramping up of production, the company hopes to bring it down to three months.