Renault South Africa has handed the flagship Dynamique versions of its Koleos a little extra equipment, while also adjusting the pricing.

Despite the Koleos nameplate returning to South Africa as recently as February 2019, the local arm of the French firm has already announced “further product enhancements” for the Dynamique variants.

The first is the addition of a handsfree powered tailgate, which can be opened via either the key or by placing a foot underneath the rear bumper. The motorised tailgate opens in five seconds and is closed using a switch situated in the boot lid.

The second is the adoption of an electronic parking brake to replace the manual footbrake.

So, what about pricing? Well, the base Koleos Expression 2,5 CVT 4x2's price-tag is unchanged at R399 900, while the two Dynamique derivatives (4x2 and 4x4) are each R10 000 more expensive than they were at launch, at R449 900 and R489 900, respectively.

Of course, the facelifted Koleos was revealed in Europe in the first week of June 2019, but Renault South Africa tells CARmag.co.za this updated model is "not yet in the planning" for a local launch.