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For this month's Pikes Peak climb, the plucky Dacia team will tackle the mountain with a Duster, tweaked with a few modifications including a twin-turbo V6 from the Nissan GT-R boosted to 850 hp. Hello, world's hottest clown shoe.
Renault's Dacia brand isn't well known for going after the well-monied. Luckily, with this special Dacia Duster, they don't have to — they can go after their socialist French ski instructors.
It was made in Europe by the Dutch for the Romanian car company Dacia and their small Duster SUV. It's incredibly filthy, insulting, ageist, sexist, and strangely anti-gypsy. It's also a little hilarious. NSFW for language.
This is the Dacia Duster concept and it's bringing a totally original, unprecedented suicide-door sport activity youth-market crossover utility design with headlights stretching to the doors to Geneva. Yes, it's a rolling modern design cliche.