It may not be the most exciting vehicle that debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, but the new Dacia Lodgy is an important one nonetheless. The Romanian-bred, French-owned automaker says the Lodgy will be offered in multiple configurations that will include options for five or seven occupants.
A minivan is not what you'd expect to see winning a racing series. Nor would a budget brand like Dacia. That's where Alain Prost comes into the picture.
The auto show mill is officially kicking into high gear for 2012, and Dacia has already shown off what we can expect from the company at this year's Geneva Motor Show in March. Fans of obscure European MPVs may now lick their chops at the first clear view of the Dacia Lodgy. The Romanian brand says its new vehicle will be available both in five- and seven-seat configurations when it debuts across Europe, though a final decision on whether or not a right-hand drive version will be offered has yet
Typically when an automaker makes a new rally car – whether for gravel, sand, snow or ice – it's based on... well, a car. Usually a hatchback, like the Subaru Impreza, Citroën DS3 or Volkswagen Polo. Lately, some have been going a different route with crossover-based rally cars, but Renault's latest is neither hatchback nor sedan nor crossover. It's a minivan.