Dacia Duster to Enter UK Market
Dacia romanians low-cost brand is scheduled to enter the British and Irish market in the middle of the year, was included by Top Gear magazine in a list of ten models that it is looking forward to this year. Based on the same platform that Logan saloon, the Duster is a compact crossover. Duster won a important trophy. After elected by Autobest the 2010 Car of the Year in Romania and won the Argus Trophy in France, the Duster 4x4 won the 4×4 Car of the Year awarded by the 4×4 Magazine, the most important auto magazine in France. The level of standard safety features reveals of Duster has done well in the two tests, since it managed to get three stars with just two airbags and ABS as standard, plus the two side airbags on the Laureate equipment level (like the one used for the Euro NCAP tests). The Romanian brand is more respectful of the environment thanks to its low CO2 emissions. The petrol engine 1.6 16V will have a 1.6-liter engine developing 105hp at 5,750rpm and 148Nm of torque at 3,750rpm. The petrol engine has a 37.7mpg fuel consumption in 4x2 version and 35.3mpg as a 4x4. The diesel range in UK comes with either a dCi 85 engine or a dCi 110 engine. The dCi 110 engine outputs 109hp at 4,000rpm and 240Nm of torque at 1,750rpm. It has a 50.4mpg fuel consumption and a 139g/km CO2 emissions level. The dCi 110 can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 11.8 seconds. The compact SUV model will sell from around £10,800 based on a 1.10 exchangerate. We ll remind that the romanians brand has been present in the UK and Irish market in the early 80s, with the "original" Aro Duster, which was a rebadged version of the romanian Aro 10 SUV. Further details regarding Dacias arrival in the UK and Irland, including pricing and dealer network, potential customers wishing to be kept abreast of all the latest developments in the lead up to launch, should go to www.daciacars.co.uk or call 08000 723372.
Dacia Sandero in United Kingdom
Dacia is preparing to enter in the British market. If Dacia Logan was not considered the proper car for the UK market , The Sandero is expected to have a lot of enthusiasts in England, Scotland and Wales. Dacia has not decided what engine will motorize the Sandero for the Great Britain market, but it seams that it will be the diesel engine because of it’s low pollution rate. Dacia introduces its new ECO2 Symbol, clearly proclaiming its commitment to a product offering that is both Economical and Ecological. The Sandero range is already one of the best in the world for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. [Source : Dacia - Romania ]
|21.02.2008||Dacia Duster review Damned hard to criticise. Alright, so the Duster isn’t going to win any awards for originality or meticulous build quality, but to these eyes it’s a stout, handsome and distinctive car, and certainly doesn’t look as if it’s been designed on a shoestring..[www.autocar.co.uk]|
|21.02.2008||Dacia Romanian car manufacturer Confirms the Production of a New Duster 4x4 SUV. The new Dacia 4x4 Off- Road will be based on the Dacia Sandero´Stepway. Besides presenting more modern looks, and an 4x4 SUV would cost a little more, appealing to more demanding customers, Sandero 4x2 has been spotted with all-wheel drive and tall suspension in the Romanian factory of Mioveni.[www.worldcarfans.com]|
|01.05.2008|| The Dacia Sandero is the model that will
launch the brand on the Dacia in Great Britan market early next year.
New Dacia Sandero five-door hatchback to spearhead launch of Romanian car manufacturer brand in England from early 2009 New Sandero maximises interior space from compact. United Kingdom and Irland specific details for launch of Dacia Duster brand Lodgy MPV Monospace and Sandero to be released nearer to launch [www.zercustoms.com]
|11.06.2009||Dacia Duster SUV, Logan & Sandero launched in the UK Launching the Sandero in the UK would be relatively straightforward, because the right-hand-drive engineering has been completed. Renault bosses also regard the introduction of a British scrappage scheme as a unique opportunity to establish the Dacia brand in the UK. [www.autocar.co.uk]|
Further details regarding Dacias arrival in the UK and Irland, including pricing and dealer network, potential customers wishing to be kept abreast of all the latest developments in the lead up to launch, should go to www.daciacars.co.uk or call 08000 723372.
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