Brazilian media is reporting the next generation Dacia/Renault Duster will spawn a seven-seat version.

Brazilian media is reporting the next generation Dacia/Renault Duster will spawn a seven-seat version.

The Duster is sold in Brazil with the Renault badge and according to local media it will be out sometime in 2017 with a design influenced by the Oroch concept but it won’t stray away too far from the current model. The report goes on to specify the lighting clusters will use LEDs but probably only for the daytime running and brake lights.

While the regular five-seat version is expected to be around 4.3 meters long as the current model, the seven-seat derivative will be approximately 4.5 meters long and likely the added length will be in the wheelbase to grant a more spacious cabin capable of hosting seven people.

The regular five-seat version will be the first to come out while the larger seven-seat model will be introduced about a year later. It should be mentioned the 2017 launch date refers to the BR-spec Renault Duster so there is a chance we will see the Dacia Duster in Europe as early as the second half of 2016, possibly at the Paris Motor Show in October.

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