/ RENAULT ROLLS OUT NEW DUSTER
Renault is keeping up with its offensive in the SUV-S segmentby launching the new phase of the “roomy and sturdy” Duster in GCC. New Renault Duster has been widelyupgradedwhile retainingits veryown model personality. In brief,the new Duster now casts:
- Areasserted exterior design and a renewed inner space.
· Brand new technologicalfeaturesimproving every single journey.
· For astarting price of BHD 5095/-
With a 10.5% share in the GCC SUV-S segment in 2014, and a growth of 73% compared to 2013,Renault Dusteris asserting its popularity year after year.Thenew Renault Duster can relyon its new front exterior design, combined with enhanced interior comfort and practicality. In addition, a range of advanced technological features have been included to deliver an even higher level of satisfaction during every single journey. All these evolutions will continue to entice a growing majority of families looking for an affordable yet fully-equipped SUV, with a robust design and an unbeatable price-spaciousness ratio.
ASSERTIVE LOOK, MODERN INTERIOR & TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES
The front-end has been upgraded, with a redesigned grille, adorned by two chrome-plated strips and a new lowerair intake,whilethenew double-optic headlights with daytime running lightshave been added to reinforce its already imposing look.
More modern and ergonomic, the interior of the new Duster is adapted to suit its occupants and includes various new elements such asfront electric windows with driver’s one touch control, speed sensitive door locking, ISOFIX mounting points for child seat, but also two new accessible storages on the dashboardand a new instrument panel design. To be specifically in tune with Middle East customers’ expectations, the new beige upholstery and interior trim are now standard all across the range.
For a peaceful and relaxing drive, the new Renault Duster benefits from highly noise efficient absorption fittings. Sound proofing hasbeenimproved to provide even more enjoyable rides to the driver and passengers.
“New Renault Duster is built on the appeal of the original model and its proportions. New Renault Duster features a new front with modernized chromed grill and new headlamps. In addition the new dashboard includes Media Nav navigation system with 7” touch screen, 2D and 3D bird view navigation, audio streaming with Bluetooth, menu and voice guidance are available in Arabic or English. Beige upholstery and interior trim are now standard. In brief new Duster gets an even stronger character while retaining its initial DNA and same price” declared Hakim Boutehra, Renault Middle East Managing Director.
Sturdy and generously designed, there is no doubt that the new Duster will keep on succeeding in attracting more customers to the Renault brand through the next coming years. With new additional metallic paints, comet grey and cosmos blue, the new Renault SUV is now available in eight colors and is delivered with topnotch technology. It comes with the new Radio Arkamys 3D Sound CD / MP3 / USB and Bluetooth®, steering wheel controls, a cruise control /speed limiter.
The new Pack LE has also been introduced on top on the two existing equipment levels. It features rear parking sensors and the Media Nav navigation system. Media Nav is intuitive to use thanks to its 7” touch screen with customisable 2D or 3D Bird view navigation, Arabic or English GCC map is displayed with brightness adjustments & voice guidance. Media Nav as a multi-media system includes radio, AUX and USB.
The Duster-labeled chrome-plated roof bars are also instantly recognizable while the 16” alloy wheels and the imposing rear lights blocks provide an undeniable elegance to the new SUV. The chromed door mirrors and exhaust pipe give as well a refined touch.
New Renault Duster provides plenty of safety features, equipped with front driver and passenger airbags, driver seatbelt unlock alarm, three points rear seatbelts, three rear headrests, in addition to emergency braking assistance, ESP (Electronic Stability Program) is available as an option on all equipment levels.
The new Renault Dusteroffers a spacious interior with seating capacity for five adults, a 475 Litres bootspace, and the possibility to increase it up to 1,636 Litres with the rear benchseat folded.It is fitted with a 2.0L 16V 135 HP engine and automatic gearbox.
DUSTER: A GLOBAL COMMERCIAL HIT
Not only is Duster one of the driving forces behind the Renault Group’s international growth, but it has also emerged as the best-selling Renault model worldwide.
Duster is currently marketed in more than 100 countries and made in five factories across the world. “Duster is a truly global success story,” explains Hakim Boutehra.“It perfectly meets the demands of our Middle East customers and is contributing to Renault’s expansion in global market thanks to the styling and genuine all-terrain capability it delivers for an affordable price.
At the end of August 2015, Renault Duster has taken the top spot in sales in the Middle East, among the entire Renault line-up for the region.
DUSTER has already been granted with 25 international Awards and Honours from France, India, Turkey, Russia and Argentina.