Renault Sport presents its Duster in the Dakar 2016


The team Renault Duster Dakar Team has presented its
project for the Dakar 2016
. The official training managed by Renault
Argentina makes your bet more ambitious since he landed in the Dakar
2013. A pair of pilots at a high level and a vehicle developed entirely
for Renault and with mechanical of the signature gala, are the main ingredients of
a project now in its fourth participation in the event. In the face of
new edition of the raid, the local computer is brand the ambitious
goal: to be with their riders inside the Top Ten
of the category of cars.

After the discovery that the Renault Duster developed by
Baratec and Oreste Berta in 2013 it was little more than a Volkswagen Amarok with a
bodywork Renault, it seems that the signing of the rhombus in argentina has taken the step
with a bet of mechanics in the firm. For the next edition of the Dakar rally the Renault
Duster will have a V8 VK50 from the Infiniti FX50. This
propeller has a power of 387 horses and is associated to a box
changes sequential six-speed. Account with a limited-slip differential
that has been improved with respect to the issue of 2015.


The work of Renault Argentina does not end there and also
it has evolved in a remarkable way some of the other elements of this Duster. For
the next Dakar, and shock absorbers Reiger double trapeze in the party
front, while the rear axle will have a system of ‘Four Link’
with clamps of steel. The braking system is developed by the company
mexican Power Brake. Without too many details, it seems that the Renault
Duster mounted vented disc design unique to this model. By
last, Renault Argentina has also made a remarkable effort in the
aerodynamics of the Duster

On the human side, the team features your pair of
riders more experienced
. After not being able to count with the services of Jose Garcia for
this Dakar 2016, the team has opted for a move to carats. In this way,
Christian Lavieille and Jean Michel Polato are incorporated into the training argentina.
The French driver competed in the last edition with a Toyota Hilux V8
Overdrive and finished in the sixth position. In addition to treasures 12 units in
this raid. The other part of the team remains unchanged with the crew
formed by Emiliano Spataro and Benjamin Lozada.