Renault in India launched its Duster All Wheel Drive (AWD) today. Available at a price of Rs 11,89,499 lakhs (Delhi ex-showroom) onward, the new variant features i Drive technology to optimise performance and fuel efficiency
Renault Duster All Wheel Drive (AWD) launched today is available at a price of Rs 11,89,499 lakhs for the RxL variant, and Rs 12,99,499 for the RxZ variant (es Delhi). i Drive Technology brings tech makes one’s drive intuitive, interactive, and more responsive.
Renault India will be launching its new Duster All Wheel Drive in the country on September 24, 2014. Various details of this compact 4×4 variant has been revealed as the company gears up to enhance their presence in the compact SUV segment in the country which is growing by leaps and bounds.
Rafael Treguer has been appointed as Vice President Sales & Marketing, Renault India from September 2014, and is responsible for sales, marketing, after-sales and network development. In the past, he has worked with Renault in varied roles. His last assignment was as GM Dacia Sales and Marketing in Renault Group (2010).
Renault India Pvt Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Renault SAS France, has a lineup of 5 models which includes the Fluence sedan, Koleos SUV, Pulse compact car, Duster SUV and Scala sedan in India. With these, they have a market share of 2.6% (Mar 2014). Now, with two new launches in 2015, the company aims to increase market share to 5% in the next two years.
Renault India is amongst the top performing arms of the France headquartered global car maker Renault. But over the last few months, the sales of Renault India have declined. Even their best selling car, Duster is finding it difficult to survive against rising competition.
Renault, largest European automaker in India by sales, which sells five models in India – Fluence sedan, Koleos SUV, Pulse compact car, Duster SUV and Scala sedan is set to enhance their portfolio with three new models in the next 12 months.
Renault India is all set to make their Duster SUV even more tempting very soon. First launched in July 2012, the Duster is finally going to receive the much awaited 4×4 variant, which will be launched in September, just before the Diwali festive season.