Renault India has launched the Duster Explore Edition at an introductory price of Rs. 9.99 Lakhs (Ex Showroom, Delhi) in the country. Being launched in diesel fuel trim only, the Renault Duster Explore Limited Edition has been introduced in 2 variants: the Limited Edition Duster 85 PS RXL Explore and the Limited Edition Duster 110 PS RXL Explore. The Explore Edition comes with as many as 25 additional features, while no mechanical changes are reported. Just so you know, Renault has sold over 1,30,000 Duster compact SUVs in India.
As for cosmetic upgrades, the Duster Explore Edition comes with dark chrome front grille, bold front armour, smoky double barrel headlamps, sporty decals, dark anthracite alloy wheels with new ‘Nouveau Orange’ highlight, Matt black stripping on B & D pillars, and tailgate finished in dark chrome with ‘Duster’ emblem. Inside the cabin, the Duster Explore boasts of chrome inside door handles, orange door trim fabric inserts, sporty ‘Nouveau Orange’ theme seat fabric upholstery, gear shift bellow with orange stitch marks, chrome knob for parking breaks, new orange outlines on the air conditioning vents, leather steering wheel with orange stitch marks, an orange anodized instrument cluster, new floor mats with orange outline and Duster branding. In addition, several high-end premium functions like Eco mode, Gearshift indicator and Cruise control with speed limiter are on offer.
Speaking about the new Limited Edition Duster Explore, Mr. Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations shared, “With Duster, we created a new segment in the Indian automotive industry. Duster plays a key role in Renault’s growth plans in India. As a forward-looking company, we have kept the Duster fresh and contemporary, exceeding customer expectations and building on the legacy of India’s favourite SUV. We are confident that the Duster will continue to be the benchmark in this category, and the newly launched Limited Edition Duster Explore will further build the Duster brand in India.” Mechanically, the same 1.5L dCi diesel motor is at the helm with two power tunes: 85 PS and 110PS. The former is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, while the latter gets a 6-speed manual transmission. Below are the prices (Ex Showroom, Delhi) of the Renault Duster Explore Edition:
Renault Duster Explore Edition 85 PS RXL: Rs. 9.99 Lakhs
Renault Duster Explore Edition 110 PS RXL: Rs. 11.10 Lakhs