Like last year, Renault re-filed in Brazil, a special series of the Duster with the name ‘Dakar’. Incorporates aesthetic design elements, specific exterior and in the interior.
Renault back to take advantage of the passage of Dakar rally through South america, to enter the brazilian market a special series of the Duster that pays tribute to the category. This is the Renault Duster Dakar, who wins a series of aesthetic elements outside specific and that it also adds some exclusive details on the inside.
The Duster Dakar will be recognized by the adhesives in the bottom of the doors with the inscription ‘Dakar Spirit’, the emblem Dakar located on the front door below the mirrors and a few alloy wheels of 16 inches design specific, painted in colour black diamond, equipped with a tyre measure 215/65 R16, somewhat wider than in the conventional model.
In the interior there are also some elements of this special series, such as the emblem Dakar on the basis of the multifunction steering wheel and a upholstery specific to two tones, which includes the emblem Dakar on the headrest.
The outputs of the vent and the trim piece that surrounds the speedometer has a finish in the same tone as the emblem Dakar, while the door handles and center console are going in piano black.
Its endowment includes power steering, air conditioning, multifunction steering wheel, cruise control, speed limiter, on-board computer, parking sensors, camera reverse, system of information and entertainment Evolution with access to social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, navigation system with real-time traffic and support for SIRI through iPhone devices, which allows voice commands, lift glass in the four doors and central locking with remote control, among the most notable.
Under the hood there are no new developments, since it offers both with the engine 1.6-litre 16v 115 hp, as the 2.0 16v 148 hp, in both cases when they are used with ethanol. The engine smaller is associated with a manual change of five marches, while the more powerful is associated to a manual transmission of six gears, four wheel drive and multilink rear suspension.
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