Spied - Renault Duster 4WD caught undisguised in India, launch next month

13/08/2014 - 17:11 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

Traction control to be offered on the 4WD Duster.

The Renault Duster 4WD was spotted in India recently, ahead of its launch next month. Here are the details observed on the Indian model.

Renault Duster 4WD spied front quarter
The Duster 4WD gets tinted headlights like the Adventure Edition.

On the outside, the Duster 4WD wears tinted headlight lenses, much like the Duster Adventure Edition that was launched at the Auto Expo. At least two variants would be on offer, as the base model gets regular steel wheels while the top-end trim receives alloy wheels. The bootlid comes with a '4WD' badge to help differentiate it from the regular variants.

Inside, the Duster 4WD gets a new steering, or rather a new center for the steering wheel which aims to look a bit more premium that the regular Duster's unit. The seats get red accents, while the infotainment system is a touchscreen unit from LG on the top-end variant.

Renault Duster 4WD spied controls
The controls for the 4WD system are located below the AC knobs.

The controls for the 4WD system are located below the AC knobs. The system has three modes - 2WD, Auto and Lock to lock the differential. Also, the Duster 4WD will come with a traction control system as seen in the image.

The Duster 4WD is will be previewed to customers this week, and a launch would take place next month.

Competitors: Mahindra Scorpio 4×4, Tata Safari Storme 4×4

Expected Price: INR 12.9 lakhs, ex-Showroom, New Delhi

Launch Date: September 2014

[Images from ZigWheels]

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