Renault Duster 1.3L turbo petrol teased ahead of launch

Renault has released a teaser image of the upcoming Duster 1.3-litre turbo petrol ahead of the car’s launch. The car was showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo.

This variant of the Duster could get red inserts on the grille, fog lamp pods, red DUSTER lettering on the roof rails and tailgate, red wheel centre caps and satin chrome door sills. It could also get LED DRLs, projector headlamps, LED tail lights and Turbo badging at the rear. It rides on 17-inch alloy wheels and there is no plastic cladding connecting the tail lamp clusters. The interior of the car showcased at the Auto Expo was identical to the regular Duster.

Powering this variant of the Duster is a 1.3-litre turbocharged petrol engine producing 154 BHP and 250 Nm. It will be offered with either a 6-speed manual or a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with manual mode. The same powertrain is available in the Nissan Kicks.

At present, the Duster is available with a 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces 105 BHP and 142 Nm paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

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