By Priyanka Guha: -Renault India, one of the country’s fastest growing automobilebrands, launchedthe new Duster petrol range with CVT (Continuously Variable Timing) transmission today.The New Duster petrolrange which is equipped with the 1.5LH4K petrol powertraincomprises of superior engineering, styling, safety and comfort features.
Mr. Rafael Treguen Vice President – Sales & Marketing – Renault India and Mr. Anil Bagaria Director of KB Motors were present at the launch ,
Speaking on the occation Mr. Rafael said “The New Dusterpetrol range is equipped with the efficient 1.5L H4K petrol powertrain in the manual transmission (MT), and is available in two trim levels – RXE and RXL, offered at an introductory starting price of INR. 8.88 Lakh (ex-Kolkata). Along with this, the new Duster CVT, equipped with the X-Tronic automatic gearboxin the 1.5L H4K petrol powertrain, available in the RXS trim, is offered at an introductory price of INR. 10.72 Lakh (ex-Kolkata). Duster CVT comes with easy selection drive modes– P (Park), R (Reverse), N (Neutral), D (Drive) and a 6 speed manual mode option.”
THE NEW DUSTER PETROL RANGE: OFFERING UNMATCHED PERFORMANCE, DRIVEABILITY AND EFFICIENCY
Enabling the comfort of a sedan and the performance of an SUV, the New Duster petrolrange along with theCVTofferingis powered by an efficient 1.5L H4K(Multi Point Injection) engine, delivering a combination of high performance and anexcellentfuel efficiency.CVT is a “stepless” transmission system and uses a pulley to shift between gears.The CVT is very smooth in operation and it can automatically select the most suitable transmission gear ratio.Itdelivers better fuel efficiency than an automatic while offering seamless driving performance and smooth shifts whenaccelerating and decelerating. With superior comfort, high driving position and 205mm of ground clearance, the new Dusterpetrol range is capable of cruising through the toughest of terrains. The special ECO Mode, available on the RXL MT and RXS CVT variants helps balance power with fuel economy for better performance, enabling less fuel consumption.
The CVT is currently offered with 2WD and a 6-speed manual mode is also offered in the vehicle. The Renault Duster CVT petrol, powered by the new 16 valves 4 cylinder 1.5-litre four-cylinder unit that produces 106 PS at 5,600 rpm and 142 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The Duster X-Tronic CVT delivers an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 14.99 kmpl.
In the manual transmission, the new Renault Duster with the petrol powertrain, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission is powered by the new 1.5-litre four-cylinder unit that produces 106 PS at 5,600 rpm and 142 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. It delivers an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 14.19 kmpl.
- THE NEW DUSTER CVT X-TRONIC GEARBOX,
- THE NEW DUSTER PETROL RANGE:
- THE DNA OF A TRUE SUV ,
- MODERN EXTERIOR LOOKS:
- PLUSH INTERIORS:
- OUTSTANDING RIDE & HANDLING:
- UNCOMPROMISING SAFETY
Renault created an all new segment in the Indian automotive industry with Duster, which has continued to dominate the Indian roads sellingover 1.6 lakh units in India since its launch. Setting the benchmark for perfection, RenaultDuster has firmly achieved the status of being a cult product in the Indian automobile industry.The Duster is also one of the best-selling SUV’s world-wide being marketed in over 100 countries and manufactured in 5 countries.
Bookings for the New Duster petrol range in both MT and CVT versions havecommenced across dealerships. Bookings can be made either at the dealerships or through the Renault DUSTER App, which is downloadable from the Google Playstore.
NEW DUSTER RANGE PRICING (ex-Kolkata)
|Petrol 4X2 CVT||Diesel 85 PS
|Diesel 110 PS 4X2 MT||Diesel 110 PS
|Diesel 110 PS 4×4 MT|
Renault India Pvt. Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of Renault S.A.S. France. Renault India cars are manufactured in the manufacturing facility located in Oragadam, Chennai, with a capacity of 480,000 units per annum. Currently, Renault India also has a widespread presence of more than 270 sales and 230 service facilities across the country with benchmark sales and service quality.
Renault India’s product line up and services have seen strong recognition among customers and industry experts alike, winning more than 60 titles, including 31 accolades for Duster as well as awards for Pulse and Scala, making Renault India one of the most awarded automotive brands in a single year in India. The Renault KWID has already bagged 32 awards, which include 10 ‘Car of the Year’ Awards.