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Renault Duster - aka Dacia - coming to Frankfurt motor show

Renault Duster - aka Dacia - coming to Frankfurt motor show

The new distinctive grille has an ingratiated inlay with the headlights positioned at the car's extreme corners and makes the model appear wider.

Dacia has just revealed an entirely new version of its popular compact SUV, the Duster. Not all the money saving comes from cars; it's in the business model: where we produce the cars, the fact Dacia are sold off the back of the Renault network, often in the same dealership. Between Dacia and Renault duster, the SUV is marketed in 100 countries. the new 2017 duster will be previewed at Frankfurt Motor Show on September 12.

At the side, the higher belt line adds an impression of strength and occupant protection. The auto also has a higher belt line - where the side panels meet the side windows, to give an impression of more strength, while aluminium roof bars are also fitted.

At the rear, horizontal lines and lights at the extreme corners boost Duster's solid appearance. The 17-inch wheels are new and the wheel arches more prominent. That said, the new rear lighting signature - four red stacked squares - does reek a little too much of the new Jeep Renegade. The prominent silver skid plates on the front and rear of the vehicle are said to be scratch resistant too.

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Through a major expansion programme - which included rolling out in the United Kingdom in 2012 - Dacia sold more than four million cars past year.

A more frugal version is powered by a 1.5-litre 109hp diesel unit that emits 115g/km of Carbon dioxide and returns 64.2mpg, placing the model in the 25% 2017/18 BIK band.

The latest Duster sits on the same platform as the
old model and has identical overall dimensions, although the windscreen has been moved forward slightly to improve interior space.

Renault has sold more than 1 million units of the Duster and has high hopes with the new version. Official specifications and engine options will be revealed at the public debut, ranging from the 1-litre to 2-litre petrol engines, while the 1.6-litre diesel in Europe could be replaced by a 1.5-litre unit.


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