Renault Duster4 Wheel Drive variant, which is due for launch in the month of September, was spied completely uncamouflaged recently. The variant comes with several added features like the Duster top-end spec and the special Duster Adventure Edition. The Duster Adventure Edition was launched at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo.
On the exterior front, the most noteworthy inclusion is in the form of tinted headlights lenses. There would be at least 2 variants with AWD on offer, and the base model is expected to feature conventional steel wheels while the top-end model would flaunt stylish alloy wheels. The boot lid would adorn a ‘4WD’ badge in order to distinguish it from the normal rear wheel drive variants.
As far as interiors are concerned, the ‘4WD’ variants would feature all-new steering wheel that would be up-market than the one in the regular variants. The seats would be done in red and the infotainment system would comprise of a touchscreen unit in the top-end variant. The 4WD controls would be positioned beneath the A/C knobs. The 4WD system would be consisting of three modes – 2WD, Auto and Lock to lock the differential.
The four wheel drive Renault Duster would also come loaded with traction control system as it is clearly visible in the spy-shot. The Duster 4WD will also be displayed to the customers in the coming week as the launch is taking place next month. Also, media drives are kick-starting from tomorrow for this highly anticipated 4WD variant. It is expected to be priced at Rs. 12 – 13 Lakhs, and would be the top-of-the-trim variant. It would be at loggerheads with the Mahindra Scorpio 4×4 and Tata Safari Storme 4×4 in the Indian auto industry.