4 years since launch, combined worldwide production of Renault and Dacia branded Duster has reached the 1 million mark. The millionth Duster was made at Renault Curitiba plant, Brazil and will be delivered in the domestic market.
For 2013, Renault India has sold 64368 cars as compared to 35,157 units sold in 2012. A large part of this success in 2012 and 2013 has to be attributed to their Renault Duster SUV.
Renault has released a new video, celebrating their recent Formula 1 victory with Red Bull Racing. The video features entire range of Renault cars, including the all new 2014 Duster, which is expected to be launched in India next year.
After showing us the facelifted Duster at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Renault has revealed a new set of 83 images and a new video of their all new 2014 Duster facelift. 2014 Duster facelift features both cosmetic and technological modifications along with a large number of safety features added to its makeup.
With Ford India launching EcoSport at the end of June, they certainly turned around their fortunes here. By mid July, in 17 days of launch, Ford confirmed 30,000 bookings. Of course, delivery has been an issue while Ford has been working diligently in trying to cope with demand.
In July 2013, Ford EcoSport was mentioned the most number of times online in India in the SUV category. The other popular SUV mentions were made for Tata Aria and Renault Duster. Ford Endeavour, Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Captiva ranked foremost as most vibrant nameplates.
Renault and Indomobil have signed an import and distribution agreement whereby Renault will be launched in Indonesian markets. The company will be represented through PT…
Ford has had to indefinitely halt EcoSport bookings due to an overwhelming response in India. With 30,000 bookings in the first 17 days of launch, Ford India has their hands full in trying to ensure timely deliveries. To ensure customers aren’t put off by a lengthy waiting period, Ford India is at present only accepting bookings for 1.5 liter petrol trims – Ambient, Trend and Titanium.
There are 6 Renault Duster variants on sale in India, with an additional 2 optional packs, taking the total to 8 variants. Of them 2 are petrol SUV’s. Renault Duster variants on offer include a Petrol RxE, Diesel RxE with max output of 85 ps, petrol RxL, and diesel RxL with max power of 85 ps. The latter is also made available with an option pack.