The Renault Duster has been one of the most popular SUV’s in the Indian market but it is starting to show its age now with a new Duster just around the corner. To push sales, Renault has just come up with the Duster Sandstorm edition. This special edition Duster will be available in the 85 and 110bhp trim with the 5 and 6-speed transmissions with prices starting at Rs. 10.90 lakhs going up to Rs. 11.70 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
The Sandstorm edition gets new matt black front armour with Duster branding and lamps. It also gets Sandstorm decals on the hood, doors, tailgate and ORVMs. Other additions include the new 16-inch Zodiac machined alloys and body coloured outside door handles. On the insides, it gets special dual-tone seat covers. It is also equipped with a touchscreen infotainment system and gets safety features like ABS and dual front airbags.
Commenting on the launch of the new Duster Sandstorm, Sumit Sawhney, CEO and MD, Renault India Operations said, “The Renault Duster, which has over the years acquired the stature of a cult product, has the widest offerings in the SUV segment. As part of our endeavour to keep our products and services innovative and contemporary, the exciting enhancements on the Duster Sandstorm make it look even more rugged and tough - the very DNA of a true SUV. The new Duster Sandstorm Edition is offered at compelling price points and will provide the owners a bold, intelligent and efficient avatar of the Duster which will further continue to carry the legacy of the Duster forward in India.”