Tougher, bolder Duster kicks up
Media representatives were given a preview of the new Renault Duster which will be available countrywide from October. Autodealer joined the enthusiastic throng at the recent Festival of Motoring at Kyalami where manufacturers let us know what to expect in the last quarter of this year.
It was evident to everyone present that the allnew Renault Duster builds on the current model's strengths and that the character of the bold SUV remains unchanged.
Judging by appearance, it is still an extremely capable SUV, which is tough, simple and reliable. With more than two million of these sold globally to date, the Duster remains entrenched as one of the outstanding models in the Renault range.
The new Renault Duster has a completely fresh, assertive exterior style wand a robust look, highlighting its SUV pedigree. Although it appears visually more muscular, the Duster features the same compact dimensions as before and the subtle design appeal of a European vehicle inside and out.
The new Duster will also be noticed on the road thanks to its expressive solid looks front and rear, heightening the impression of stability.
The rugged road stance is emphasised by bold, horizontal design lines and new 17" wheels, ensuring a more assertive profile.
The new aluminium roof bars are more prominent, while the front and rear skid plates support its willingness to go adventuring on the road less travelled.
The new Renault Duster now has even better off-road capabilities, thanks to its enhanced ground clearance of 210mm, the higher approach and departure angles and the