Following a brief teaser video of its upcoming SUV, Renault has revealed the first official image of its new Renault Koleos. The D-segment SUV, previously believed to be called the Renault Maxthon, will make its global debut at the Beijing International Auto Exhibition next week.

As reported, the new Koleos, which sits above the Kadjar and Captur in Renault’s SUV range, will rival models such as the Mitsubishi Outlander, Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento. The Koleos will ride on the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s Common Module Family (CMF-CD) architecture — also used by the current Nissan X-Trail. Several reports suggest that the Koleos will be built in South Korea.

Official details are scarce at the moment, with Renault’s press materials saying very little other than its Koleos offering “all-terrain ability while ensuring excellent ride, handling and stability.” Fortunately, two leaked photos of the D-segment SUV have only just spilled onto the web, giving us a first look at the rear of the vehicle too.

Up front, the Koleos gets a bold grille with thick horizontal slats and a central emblem. The C-shaped headlamps from the teaser video are present, underlined by what appears to be the car’s daytime running lights. At the rear, the Koleos has a a set of sleek, wraparound tail lights with two light strips that almost stretch across the tailgate, a high-mounted stop light and dual exhaust tips.

We’ve yet to see what the Koleos’ interior will look like, but as previously reported, we can tell you that the new SUV will be revealed in China as a five-seat model only. This was confirmed by the car maker’s CEO, Thierry Bollore, who previously mentioned that a seven seat model “would be possible” only at a later stage. Stay tuned to paultan.org for more on the Koleos, soon.