Renault has unveiled the 2018 Duster SUV for global markets. Previously, the company had showcased the fresh Duster at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017. The new Renault Duster is mainly analogous to the Dacia Duster however gets slight design changes to the front profile.
The all new Duster is founded on Renault’s modular CMF platform and gets an evolutionary design together with finest interiors and some new features. The SUV remains comparable in terms of dimensions as compared to the earlier model.
The new Duster gets modified front fascia with fresh stacked headlamps, new chrome grille and redesigned front bumper. The side profile stays basically similar to the outgoing model with even character lines and a elevated belt line.
The car has new 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels and black plastic body cladding to offer an impressive stance. The rear section is to some extent revised as the car now gets new tailgate design and LED taillights with redesigned rear bumper.
The new 2018 Renault Duster has an all-new cabin with new dashboard layout. The circular air vents have paved the way for the new rectangular air vents, as the central console and climate control buttons are new too. The 2018 Duster also gets a new multi-functional steering wheel and new instrument cluster prepared with a touch-screen infotainment display.
The new Duster will be powered by a 1.5 litre K4M petrol engine that generates 105 bhp and 142 Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox together with a CVT automatictransmission, plus a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that churns out 124 bhp.
The diesel variants are motorized by a 1.5 litre dCi diesel motor which comes mated to a 5-speed and a 6-speed manual gearbox along with a 6-speed Easy-R AMT transmission.
The new Duster will go on sale opening from European markets towards the end of this year.
Renault has previously pointed out to begin their operations in Pakistan with the Duster SUV, as it is well thought-out as the company’s most successful models and does well in this region too. Renault has partnership with Al-Futtaim is in process of introducing an automobile assembly plant in Karachi and hopes to start selling their vehicles by 2019.