The Renault Duster is just a week away from stamping its authority in the compact SUV segment in India. However Renault UK has launched the compact crossover in the UK before that, today. Badged as a Dacia, the pre-order starts today with first deliveries in January 2013.
In Britain, the Dacia-badged Duster will be available with a 1.6-litre petrol engine delivering 104hp, linked to a five-speed manual gearbox. The diesel duties will be handed to the 1.5-liter dCi turbo diesel rated at 108hp paired to a six-speed manual.
The car would be exported to UK from Chennai, India and the company plans to start export of Duster in January 2013. The featured launched in UK include:
- 16-inch steel/alloy wheels
- Longitudinal roof bars
- Electric front windowsFour airbags
- Height adjustable steering wheel
- Radio/CD system with AUX, Bluetooth, USB connectivity
- Trip computer
- Scuff plates and side sills
For all other details on Indian Renault Duster, click here