Renault Duster launch on 26th June, more details emerge

Renault Duster will hit the Indian roads very soon. The SUV which will create a all new segment in the Indian auto market is expected to be launched around 26th of June.

The Duster was shown at the 2012 Auto expo, is based on the Logan platform and will come with a two-wheel-drive version initially. The 4 wheel drive variant could be launched in the next six months. Renault may also launch the all-wheel-drive variant later if the demand does exist.

The Duster will be available in a choice of Diesel and petrol engine. The Duster with Diesel engine will be again available in 2 tunes a powerful 110 bhp and a fuel efficient 85 bhp. The 1.5 litre petrol engine which also does the duty on Nissan Sunny with 105 bhp will be used.

Thanks to our friends at Team Bhp who have managed to get more details on the variant buildup.

The Duster will be launched in 8 variants and the 4×4 drive option will not be available initially.

The prices are going to be aggressive and if believe some internet sources the SUV could start at Rs. 6.5 lakhs for the base petrol and 7.25 for the base diesel.

Details as on the Renault Indian site

  • Stylish Chrome grille
  • Twin barrel headlamps
  • 16” Alloy Wheels, Front Fog Lamps
  • Keyless entry
  • ABS with Brake Assist & EBD
  • Dual front Airbags
  • Plush Leather Upholstery
  • 4 Speaker Music System with USB, AUX-IN & Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Satellite Audio & phone control
  • Rear Defogger, rear wiper & washer
  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs
  • Rear parking sensors
  • A Boot capacity of 475 litres