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Paris Motor Show: New engines and tech for Dacia models

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DACIA has revealed a pair of new turbocharged petrol engines for its Duster compact SUV.

Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, the new 1.3-litre units, badged ‘TCe’, supplement the existing naturally aspirated 115bhp 1.6-litre SCe petrol and 1.5-litre dCi diesel.

Offered in two power outputs – 128bhp and 148bhp – the new engines will launch initially on the two-wheel-drive platform, with 4×4 models available from mid-2019.

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Of interest on these new engines is the addition of a GPF, or gasoline particulate filter. This is the petrol equivalent to the diesel particulate filter present on most modern diesel engines and reduces the emissions of air pollutants from the tailpipe.

Dacia has also introduced its latest MediaNav touchscreen infotainment system across its range. The optional unit now comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for seamless smartphone integration as well as a more responsive touchscreen interface.

Pricing hasn’t been announced for the new engine range, but order books will open in the coming weeks.

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