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
Dacia has released a new limited edition Duster, which is specially created for the maniacs of the wintersports. The limited edition Duster marks the extension of the Group's 10-year partnership with the École de Ski Français (ESF).
The new version is based on Lauréate 4x4 version and is powered by the dCi 110 Euro5 engine, which develops 110HP.
However, not everyone can buy the new Duster ESF, because it is made exclusively for Ski instructors. Dacia Duster ESF is available only in Gla
This is Dacia Sandero Stepway Concept, which is meant to show the world the feminine side of the budget model. Further details of the model have not been released yet, but it's clear at this point that it's just a design exercise.
The concept features staggering blue LED daytime running lights integrated in the Xenon headlights, different body graphics and a new body kit consisting of front bumper, rear bumper, side skirts and rear diffuser.Dacia Sandero Stepway Concept also features new fr
Today’s all-terrain vehicles are often synonymous with bulk, but Duster is an antidote to that idea. With a length of 4.31 metres and a width of 1.82 metres, Duster is very compact. Its Megane-size proportions ensure that it is as at home in built-up areas as it is off the beaten track. While it clearly belongs to the world of all-terrain vehicles, Dacia Duster displays attractive lines.
Duster is unmistakably a 4x4. From the front, it exudes an impression of toughness: the wide wheelarches