Dacia Duster - the first-ever concept from the Romanian automaker

Dacia Duster - the first-ever concept from the Romanian automaker

Dacia, the Romanian low-cost brand that's owned by Renault - French automaker is not exactly popular for its concept autos, but that's changing now - the Duster concept vehicles is here, a crossover the carmaker affirms 'reinvents' the genre.

The futuristic style of Duster might preview a few design themes which will make their way eventually onto the quite humble offerings of the automaker. Dacia has reached fabulous success on the emerging markets, such as Russia and Eastern Europe.

The concept auto stores up front a bicycle style, an obvious push for the youthful customers with which this brand wants to be associated. A sky blue and chocolate brown motif is evident...

The Duster concept has underhood a four-cylinder 1.5-liter diesel, putting out 177 lb-ft. Torque and 105-horsepower.

Dacia affirms that Renault, its owner is fully helping this small brand make the first-ever concept auto.