The tough as nuts Duster has got its last update for 2018 before a complete model change set for 2020. Renault is currently enjoying success of its robust entry level SUV globally due to its go anywhere attitude and ability. The Duster now comes redesigned with new headlamps, coloured coded bumpers, side mirrors and roof rails. Inside there’s a new multimedia display that houses the Sat-Nav that works in Kenya, a powerful audio plus vehicle dynamics control. Renault has also introduced the 1.5L dCI turbo diesel engine paired to a 6-speed manual with four wheel drive or a 1.6L petrol paired to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. Prices start from Ksh. 2.8 Million together with a 3 year/100,000KM warranty. Visit www.renaultkenya.com for more details.
CMC Motors introduces 2018 Mazda CX5 SUV
If you love the Mazda brand then we have good news; local dealer CMC Motors has just introduced the sleek 2018 CX5 Mazda SUV in to the Kenyan market. The vehicle is such a looker courtesy of its Kodo design language that incorporates flowing lines and bulges to create an athletic stance. Mazda CX5 is powered by SkyActiv engines renowned for efficiency and performance. Plenty of safety kit present including Stability Control ABS and lane departure system on the higher-grade model. Visit www.cmcmotors.com for more details.
Nissan toughens the Navara with new AT32 derivative
The Navara pick up has earned its stripes over the years due to its rugged nature. Last week the boffins at Nissan developed a tougher version, the AT32, by fitting a new suspension, it has raised the vehicle ride height by 20mm, added under guard protection plate and put on chunky off-road tires. Optional extras include snorkel and front differential lock. Nissan hasn’t touched the engine output however the modifications have made it a tough Bundu basher, comparable to the Ford Ranger Raptor.