An initiative to experience the off-roading capabilities of the New Duster AWD
Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive companies in India, today organised the enthralling and fascinating ‘Duster Experiential Drive’ in Goa.
This experiential drive event which was held at Nagoa, Verna on NH-17 for the existing and potential customers and the motoring enthusiasts, enabled them to personally experience the off-roading capabilities of the New Duster AWD. The drive was conducted under trained supervision on a specially curated track. It also made them understand the handling of critical road situations in a safe and controlled environment. Aimed to deliver the participants a unique driving experience through various tough simulations, the event showcased the power, agility, unparalleled safety features and engineering technology of the New Duster AWD.
With superior comfort, high driving position and 210mm of ground clearance, the New Duster AWD is the most capable, rugged and the perfect vehicle to enjoy an off-roading experience. The new Renault Duster AWD delivers the comfort and sophistication of a sedan along with the robust ruggedness, performance and agility of an SUV. It is powered by an extremely reliable and efficient K9K 1.5L engine, delivering a combination of high performance and an excellent fuel efficiency. The car is fitted with the all-wheel independent multilink suspension for better ride and comfort, regardless of the terrain. Electronic Torque Control (ETC) ensures intelligent torque distribution to all wheels for high speed high torque balance.
Renault has always designed practical equipment that both enhances driving pleasure and guarantees the safety of all its vehicles’ occupants. The car comes with state-of-the-art safety features starting with the monocoque body, ABS with EBD and brake assist and dual front airbags. Other features include Electronic Stability programme (ESP), Antiskid resistance (ASR) and the Hill Start Assist, which helps to start the car easily on a slope and other challenging conditions, significantly reducing the risk of a stalled engine.
Renault created an all new segment in the Indian automotive industry with Duster, which has continued to dominate the Indian roads selling over 1.6 lakh units in India since its launch in July 2012. It is also one of the best-selling SUV’s world-wide being marketed in over 100 countries and manufactured in 5 countries.
Renault India Pvt. Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of Renault S.A.S. France and currently offers seven models in the Indian market – the premium sedan Fluence, the luxury SUV Koleos, the premium compact car Pulse, the segment-breaker SUV Duster, the premium sedan Scala, the revolutionary MPV Lodgy and the recently-launched global compact hatchback, Renault KWID.
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 210 sales and service facilities across the country with benchmark sales and service quality.
Renault India’s product line up and services have also 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 25 awards, which includes 9 Car of the Year Awards.