Between October 7 and 16, 2005, Dacia is present at the 5th edition of the International Car Salon in Bucharest with three stands of it's own. In the Salon the visitors can discover the full Logan range, which includes the newest version of engine equipment, namely 1.5 dCi, also the utility vehicles as well as the After Sales services with parts, accessories and service. As part of it's premiere, throughout the duration of the Salon, the Dacia site www.dacia.ro/siab will be hosting plenty of surprises for visitors.
Within Dacia's new vehicle stands will be exhibited the Logan car equipped with the diesel 1.5 dCi engine and all its versions together with the entire Logan range of both diesel and gas. Logan has a 1.5 dCi 65 HP engine, coming from the Renault engine family which shows within its market share a very low consumption rate.
The new vehicles stand covers a total surface of 842 m2, and visitors will be able to discover two new Logan vehicles in the following versions: Ambiance, Preference, and diesel Laureate, as well as the full range of gas Logan cars. Besides the vehicles visitors can also see the 1.5 dCi K9k and the 1.6 MPI K7M engines. Those who want can test the Laureate 1.5 dCi version on the specially arranged track and will also be able to order one of the Logan versions, thereby immediately benefiting from the special RCI offer (valid until the end of October). RCI has promotional credit and leasing offers with a 299 RON installment per month. In addition to this all the clients who purchase a Logan car on credit will receive up to three months free CASCO insurance.
Visitors will have the opportunity to make a virtual trip to the Dacia Plant in Mioveni and see in video projections the manufacturing processes of the vehicles going through all the departments: pressing, body, painting, mechanics and general assembly. At the same time, they will become acquainted with the Dacia network throughout the country.
The utility vehicles stand is located outside on a 152 m2 area where the pick-Up, drop-side and double cabin versions can be seen in the 1.9 diesel version.
As a complement to the new cars stands, Dacia displays its Parts and Service stand on 152 m2. A Logan car is exhibited there with Dacia accessories. Visitors will discover the After Sale, Original Parts, Accessories and Service, which are characterised by their modern aspect, human approach and high professionalism.
Throughout the Salon duration Dacia has prepared for its visitors different surprises on its Internet site, in a special www.dacia.ro/siab section. Those who are interested can log into the atmosphere of the stand through several short movies on the Dacia presence at the Salon. Every day they can witness the most important moments at the stand: the preparation and dressing up of the stand, the official opening of the Salon on the Press Day - October 6 - in the Dacia stand, which can only be seen on the Dacia site: www.dacia.ro/siab.
One year after its launch in Romania, Logan is marketed in over 29 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and Western Europe. In the first nine months of 2005 Dacia sold over 110,000 cars, out of which 27,000 abroad.
Already included in the commercial offer for Romania, the new 1.5 dCi Logan cars will be available in the months to come for export, and deliveries on the West European market will start in the first part of the next year. By the end of 2005, the list of the destination markets of the Logan model will include 42 countries, among which will be Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands.