2018 Renault Alaskan Arrives in Europe

2018 Alaskan pickup truck

Renault has announced that during the year 2017, the European market launch new SUV model Koleus. In addition, it was announced that by the end of 2017, will begin selling in Europe, and 2018 Renault Alaskan pickup truck models. When this announcement, the leaders of Renault company, did not hide their satisfaction and pride. Obviously, the Renault has high hopes for this pickup model.

Renault Alaskan is available on the market of Latin America since 2016. On that market are such models extremely popular. More specifically, the model is ‘easy’ pickup model, payload of one ton. On this same market, Renault Duster offers Orochi pickup model. This model became the best-selling model in the markets of Colombia and Argentina, in a very short period of time.

2018 Alaskan pickup truck


The European version of the model is shown at 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The decision the company to enter the market pickup vehicles with two models, makes clear the objectives and plans of the company. Renault Duster Oroch pickup has based SUV platform, has extended cab, four doors, a place for 5 passengers and a large cargo chest. This vehicle concept is well accepted in the market of Latin America.

2018 Renault Alaskan Exterior

The front end is dominated by wide grille. It is surrounded by chrome highlights and character of the vehicle. The dimensions of the vehicle and its harmonious proportions, emphasize strength and intrusive attitude. The front bumper is robust. Together with the bonnet and a molded exterior lines, highlight the overall robustness of the vehicle. If you notice on the road with daytime running lights in the shape of the letter “C”, you’ll know that this is 2018 Renault Alaskan. Daytime running lights are made in LED technology.

Last chest has a hard cover. It is available in two-color edition, which gives a special feature of the appearance of the vehicle. Renault Alaskan adorn the transverse roof rack, on which it is possible to set up additional storage chest or carrier for skis or snowboards. Big wheels are perfectly fit into the protruding wheel arches.

2018 Renault Alaskan rear view

Although the capacity of the vehicle about one ton, reinforced chassis allows an increase in capacity. In addition, towing capacity is 3.5 tons, and the clearance of the vehicle is extremely high. With all this, Renault Alaskan 2018 strong and ingeniously constructed, which ensures superior off-road capabilities. The vehicle uses a permanent four-wheel drive for normal road driving, while the four-wheel drive part ratios for extreme conditions. For driving on paved roads used two-wheel drive.

Interior and Features

Interior is characterized by unique color leather upholstery. Of course, versions with lower levels of equipment, do not possess a leather interior. With a modern and high-quality interior, the vehicle is equipped with a large number of modern driver assistance systems.

Alaskan pickup interior

Multi-link rear suspension ensures superb driveability, traction and comfort for all passengers. At the same time, does not lose excellent off-road properties. 2018 Renault Alaskan owned and blocking electronic differential to wheel for greater security, blocking the rear differential for better traction in extreme conditions. There are also electronic systems for driving assistance for greater safety and comfort, which include a system to help with hill starts and the system to control the speed downhill.

After this pickup for some time present in the market of Latin America, the company considered that the 2018 Alaskan and will be well received in the market of Europe.

2017 Renault Duster Oroch pickup

2017 Renault Duster Oroch Front View

2017 Renault Duster Oroch is another pickup model, which is designed for a particular population. More specifically, the pickup was conceived as a vehicle for fun. As such, it has a very specific clientele. However, offer different versions are wide, even those who need a working vehicle, will get its own version.

This interesting pickup model was launched in Sao Paulo 2014. Then was presented in the concept form, while in 2015, presented the production version of the model. Now in its second year, the Duster Oroch pickup, delivers less improvement.

2017 Renault Duster Oroch Front View

Exterior and Interior

Renault has entrusted the design of this vehicle to RDAL in Brazil. The RDAL’s design center, the company Renault, for Latin America. This is a logical move, since this model and is intended for customers in this market.

The production model, and serial version of the model is based on the concept of Oroch. More specifically, the concept and serial 2017 Renault Duster Oroch not very different. This represents a pickup truck with increased clearance. It was conceived as a 5-seat model with four doors. Luggage space is not huge, but is large enough to be stored in it with all the luggage.

2017 Renault Duster Oroch Interior

Duster Oroch is set to 18-inch large alloy wheels. It has a panoramic glass roof and roof rails. There are also rear view cameras, and a large number of systems and facilities. All in all, the vehicle has a high level of equipment. A large part of the benefits system is taken versions of Duster SUV models.

Pleasant exterior design, an interesting concept of the interior, and a large number of benefits, it recommended the younger population. The Renault Duster Oroch 2017 is dedicated to lovers of water sports, as well as adventurers.

2017 Renault Duster Oroch Engine Specs

Unlike the first model, 2017 model offers two versions of the drive unit.The first is a 2.0-liter 16V engine. This engine is offered in combination with a 4-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. In both cases, it comes with 4×2 drive system.The second unit, which offers a 2017 Duster Oroch, the 1.6-liter 16V engine. It comes with a 4×2 and a 5-speed manual transmission. In both cases, 4×4 drive system is offered as an option.

2017 Renault Duster Oroch Rear View


The Renault Oroch price amounted to R $ 69.990, while the most expensive version costs R $ 10,000 more.

2017 Renault Alaskan Release Date

Renault has announced that 30. June 2016, will present to the public the latest model of its product range. In many ways significant and unique, 2017 Renault Alaskan going to experience mass production following in 2017. Then it will be offered to the markets, primarily South America and Spain, because in these countries will take place manufacturing processes.

2017 Renault Alaskan Design

The first pickup truck model Renault brand was preceded by Alaskan concept. The audience had the opportunity to see him and get to know in September 2015. Given the positive comments after the presentation of concept models, the French company could not have to stop. The project is so interesting and was characteristic. In the design and engineering team, only one member had previously had the chance to take part in ‘making’ pickup truck model. All knowledge and skills acquired in the Ford company, Laurens van den Acker, is used in preparing the 2017 Renault Alaskan model. According to him, without friction because there is no predecessor, it was an unforgettable experience to make Renault pickup truck for the first time!

2017 Renault Alaskan

2017 Renault Alaskan will be the company’s first global pickup truck model. Some architecture, it will share with Nissan NP300 model. No one will blame the use of the same platform. The rest of the vehicle is at all different from Navara representative and Mercedes pickup truck. This second is also expected on the market soon.

Although the pickup truck Alaskan 2017, will be the commercial vehicle, the company has made an effort to interior meets higher standards and that private leisure-focused. The one-tonne pickup Alaskan 2017 will have 21 inch wheels, LED lightening, brushed and polished metal finishes. In the cabin will be places to transport five passengers. This high-quality interior will be very enjoyable. Pickup truck will have cameras located in the door mirrors. Those will film the passing landscape. There will be a lot new amenities, features and benefits which are not usual for truck models.

Specs of 2017 Renault Pickup Truck

2017 Alaskan Renault has under the hood 2.3 L diesel engine. The engine develops an output of 163 hp. Unfortunately EPA rating and specification of the model will be known some time later. For now these are the only data concerning the drive.