Renault India has launched the Duster Explore Limited Edition in 2 variants – the 85 PS RXL Explore and the 110 PS RXL Explore – at Rs. 9.99 lakh and Rs. 11.10 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), respectively. The Limited Editions are available with an all-new ‘Nouveau Orange’ theme, and 25 additional features. With sporty exteriors, refined engine and superior off-road capabilities, this special editions celebrate the essence of adventure and symbolizes the free spirits of the Indian explorers.
Renault Duster Explore Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
85 PS RXL Explore – Rs. 9.99 lakh
110 PS RXL Explore – Rs. 11.10 lakh
On the front end, the Duster Explore Limited Edition features a dark chrome front grille, smoky double barrel headlamps, skid plate, sporty racing stripes and bold front armour with sharply-designed lamps enclosure. Other noteworthy features include sporty decals on the hood and sides, matt black stripping on B & D pillars, dark chrome finisher on tailgate with ‘Duster’ embossment, dark anthracite alloy wheels with new ‘Nouveau Orange’.
The interior of the Duster Explore looks more refreshing and sporty than the regular models. It gets a sporty ‘Nouveau Orange’ theme seat fabric upholstery, new chrome inside door handles, orange door trim fabric inserts, gear shift bellow with orange stitch marks, new orange outlines on the air conditioning vents, an orange anodized instrument cluster, chrome knob for parking breaks, leather steering wheel with orange stitch marks and new floor mats with orange outline and Duster branding, adding more to sporty appeal. It’s also comes equipped with segment leading features such as gearshift indicator Eco mode, and cruise control with speed limiter, etc.
Powering the Renault Duster Explore is a 1.5 litre dCi engine, which is tuned for two states of power – 108.49bhp and 83.8bhp. The more powerful 108.49bhp version with a 6 speed manual transmission returns a fuel efficiency of 19.64kmpl, while the 83.8bhp variant with a 5-speed manual gearbox offers 19.87 kmpl.
Commenting on the launch of the new Limited Edition Duster Explore, Mr. Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations shared, “With Duster, we created a new segment in the Indian automotive industry. Duster plays a key role in Renault’s growth plans in India. As a forward-looking company, we have kept the Duster fresh and contemporary, exceeding customer expectations and building on the legacy of India’s favourite SUV. We are confident that the Duster will continue to be the benchmark in this category, and the newly launched Limited Edition Duster Explore will further build the Duster brand in India.”
Besides launching the Limited Edition Duster Explore, Renault India is also planning to expand its dealership network, and sales and service outlets by the end of 2016.
Renault Duster Explore Engine Details
Engine Type – 1.5 litre dCi
Power – 108.49bhp
Torque – 83.8bhp
Transmission Options – 5-speed manual and 6-speed manual
Renault Duster Explore Mileage – 19.64kmpl – 19.87kmpl
Renault Duster Explore Key Features
• Dark chrome front grille
• Smoky double barrel headlamps
• Skid plate
• Sporty racing stripes
• Bold front armour with sharply-designed lamps enclosure
• Sporty decals on the hood and sides
• Matt black stripping on B & D pillars
• Dark chrome finisher on tailgate with ‘Duster’ embossment
• Dark anthracite alloy wheels with new ‘Nouveau Orange’
• Nouveau Orange’ theme seat fabric upholstery
• Chrome inside door handles
• Orange door trim fabric inserts
• Gear shift bellow with orange stitch marks
• New orange outlines on the air conditioning vents
• Orange anodized instrument cluster
• Chrome knob for parking breaks
• Leather steering wheel with orange stitch marks
• New floor mats with orange outline and Duster branding
• Gearshift indicator Eco mode
• Cruise control with speed limiter