After tasting immense success in the Indian markets, feature packed Sports Utility Vehicle Renault Duster is ready to take part at next year's edition of the globally renowned-off road motor sporting Dakar Rally.
According to a report, the special version of Renault Duster's participation at Dakar Rally will entertain global audience. The french auto major, which has been instant hit with its Duster model in Indian passenger car market, enjoys the title of market leader in its segment.
The Dakar rally is one of the most famous and peculiar off-road motor sporting race in the world. It is considered as the Mecca of SUV featuring motor sports organised on the demanding deserts and arid terrains.
"The specially designed and assembled Renault Duster model for the race has been trimmed with a number of interesting notifications in its under the hood configuration, suspension system and drive train. Accordingly, the two super powerful Duster models will be powered by a 3.5 litre, V6 petrol motor, which could churn out an impressive peak power output close to 300 bhp. The drive train is going to feature an All Wheel Drive (AWD) configuration and the engine assembly is mated to a six speed sequential transmission system," the report said.