Together, Renault-Nissan will make a huge investment of Rs 4,000 crore in India. At the same time, both companies can launch new models based on CMF-B platform in the Indian market. If this happens, then apart from the new model of Duster, Renault may also introduce a new 7 seater.
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Renault And Nissan Taking forward their partnership, they can announce huge investment in India in the next few weeks. According to reports, an investment of $500 million (about Rs 4,000 crore) is nearing approval. auto companies A major part of this will be used to launch new models based on the CMF-B platform in India. Through this, the company can introduce many new models including Renault Duster SUV and a new 7 seater SUV based on Dacia Bigster. Let’s talk about this update further.
Renault and Nissan will take advantage of the modular and flexible nature of the new platform to grow their respective portfolios locally, similar to what Skoda and Volkswagen have done under the India 2.0 project. The new investment is also likely to introduce the next generation model of the Duster, which has really enhanced the brand value of Renault.
Renault Bigster: A 7 seater SUV
The French auto company can launch a new 7 seater car in the Indian market under new planning. According to the auto website Autocar India, the company can launch a 7 seater SUV car based on the Bigster concept of the Dacia sub-brand. The upcoming SUV can be offered with hybrid technology. In the Indian market, it will compete with top SUVs like Tata Safari, MG Hector, Mahindra XUV700 and Hyundai Alcazar.
Duster Next Gen: Expected Features
The company can also introduce the upcoming Duster in the market with a 7 seater option. The French carmaker will offer new Duster with projector headlamps, large alloy wheels with diamond finish, new roof rails, skid plates, touchscreen infotainment, reverse parking camera, fordable third row seats, LED tail lamps, audio controls from steering wheel, all wheel drive. Can launch with features.
When will the new models be launched?
However, it is too early to say that the upcoming Duster will rival the likes of Mahindra XUV700, Tata Safari, Hector Plus and Hyundai Alcazar. At the same time, Nissan can also launch its own models based on the upcoming SUV on the lines of Kiger-Magnite. Localizing the CMF-B platform will take some time. Hence the mentioned models are likely to be launched in 2024-25.