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Renault Duster AWD teaser video out

Renault India is doing final preparations before launching the much-awaited all wheel drive variant of its best selling Duster SUV. The company has released the teaser video of the Duster AWD SUV. Set to go on sale by the end of this month, the AWD variant of the SUV will offer a go-anywhere option for […]

  • Shilpa Chopra
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Renault Duster AWD

Renault India is doing final preparations before launching the much-awaited all wheel drive variant of its best selling Duster SUV. The company has released the teaser video of the Duster AWD SUV. Set to go on sale by the end of this month, the AWD variant of the SUV will offer a go-anywhere option for the young enthusiasts in India. It will compete against the likes of Scorpio 4×4 and the Tata Safari 4×4.

The Renault Duster AWD gets good amount of mechanical upgrades. The vehicle gets a 4-wheel drive system driven by HALDEX clutch and independent rear suspension. Under the bonnet is the 1.5-litre K9K turbo diesel engine that produces 108bhp and 248Nm of peak torque. Power is transmitted to all 4-wheels via a six-speed manual transmission gearbox.  It is claimed to return an ARAI certified fuel economy of 19.72kmpl, which is around .71kmpl more than the front wheel drive version.

The 4WD version of the Duster is expected to be priced around Rs. 13 lakh. It has a large ground clearance of 205mm and offers a turning radius of 5.2 metre, making easier to drive it through both on and off road.  It is equipped with several advanced features including cruise control, anti-slip regulation, hill start assist and electronic stability program. Inside the cabin, the vehicle gets new upholstery with red stitching that differentiates the AWD Duster with its 2WD sibling.

 

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