A lot of people used make fun of Dacia, but the Romanian manufacturer has proven that they actually can build cheap and reliable cars. Especially, when they start cooperating with Renault several years, ago. Now, when Duster reached 1 million sales worldwide in more than than 100 countries, nobody laughs.
“Duster is a truly global success story,” said Arnaud Deboeuf, the Renault Group’s Entry Programme Director.
“With Renault branding, it perfectly meets the demands of our inte
Dacia has announced the 2014 Duster Facelift, which will make its official debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The compact crossover boasts new engine, styling changes for the exterior and better materials for the interior.
The biggest innovation is the 1.2 liter TCe with 125HP (92 kW) mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The fuel consumption is just 6 liters / 100 km (47 mpg UK).
2014 Duster comes with new equipment and features, all at classic Dacia prices. The upgraded model gets
2014 Dacia Duster will make its debut at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. The vehicle has been upgraded for European left hand drive markets, but it keeps its design characteristics that made its success.
The new Duster will sport more emphatic 4x4 design cues. The front end for example has been refined and now i
The 2nd generation of Dacia Sandero (the 2013 model) has received a four-star safety rating from Euro NCAP. Actually, the result is not bad at all considering the low price of the hatchback.
2013 Dacia Sandero received 80% rating for adult occupants and 79% for child occupants. The car has bad score in pedestrian protection – just 57%. Due to the absence of a rear seatbelt reminder and electronic speed limiter, the Romanian hatchback was given even worse score - 55% rating for safety assistance.
DC Design has announced their tuning package for Renault’s compact SUV – Duster. Although, we know that the model is more famous with Dacia badge, actually the original is by Renault. The complete transformation costs just €4,940, which is very important, because Renault Duster is probably the cheapest compact SUV on the market.
The tuning package includes both interior and exterior upgrades.
The exterior boasts new LED headlights, new front bumper with fog lights, polished side
Dacia has presented the high-performance Logan STCC, which has been captured on video ahead of its racing debut in the Swedish Touring Car Championship, which will be held on May 3th and 4th.
All vehicles competing in the STCC should use the same powertrain and chassis, with only the carbon fiber bodywork as difference. For this year's season BMW, Volvo, Citroen and Dacia will race for the title.
The Logan STCC is manufactured by Swedish firm Solution F. It is powered by a 3.5 liter V6
Dacia is currently exhibiting the new Duster Adventure Edition at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The cross-over goes one step further in go-anywhere appeal, promising fun plus utility for drivers seeking to get away from it all.
The exterior boasts an original mix of great-outdoors features: roof bar-mounted spot l
Renault has presented the ultra-effective Dacia Duster LPG. The 4x2 version is powered by a 1.6 liter 16 valve petrol with 105HP (77 kW).
The Ambiance and Laureate versions come with identical prices with their petrol-engined brothers - €13,350 and €14,350, respectively. In other words, you get way more economical vehicle with the same power and extras.
The LPG Duster emits just 146g of CO2/km compared with 167g/km when using petrol. Its combined-cycle fuel consumption is 9.2 litre
Dacia has officially presented the Sandero Stepway. The new model is now turning up the heat with “shockingly affordable” prices. Having already announced the country’s “most affordable new car” and “most affordable new SUV” (as well as 4x4), Dacia is now cementing its reputation for great prices with the “UK’s most affordable supermini crossover”.
The two Ambiance versions also come loaded with Bluetooth, metallic paint and a radio/CD system with fingertip controls. Being a Renault Group
Dacia Lodgy is priced from just €9 900 in France. The family MPV can be equipped with up to seven seats and combines a high standard of comfort with a roomy cabin and a spacious boot.
The engine range includes: a 1.6 liter MPI with 85PS, a 1.5 liter dCi with 90PS and with 110PS. The new 1.2 liter TCe will be available later this year. It will develop 115PS and return very good mileage.
The impression of quality exuded by Dacia Lodgy's occupant-friendly cabin is optimised by a long list
Dacia has introduced Lodgy Glace - the sports variant of the new family road car which will be launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2012. Two Lodgy Glace will will take to on the grid for every race as the first will be driven by Alain Prost and the second by Nicolas Prost and Evens Stievenart.
The Lodgy Glace has been designed specifically for this unique racing series, which is renowned as one of the most challenging in motorsport. The technical regulations of the Trophée Andros ar
Dacia has officially unveiled the Duster No Limit Rally Car, which will compete at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The vehicle is developed specially for this race and features some very interesting components. It is an exceptional, extremely powerful car. Duster No Limit was constructed by Tork Engineering and Renault Sport Technologies.
Dacia Duster No Limit complies with the specific regulations of the American competition's Unlimited class which sets no upper limit on the size or