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Renault Sport Gives Uk Debut To New Megane Trophy At Autosport International

Renault’s New Mégane Trophy makes its UK debut alongside its hardcore road-going sister Mégane Renaultsport R26.R in a one-two that is guaranteed to wow the crowds at Autosport International, the world’s biggest motorsport show, on 8th-11th January, 2009. The cars join the Clio Renaultsport Cup race car, Formula Renault 2.0 single-seater car and Clio Renaultsport R3 rally car as stars of the Renault Sport UK stand, which once again hosts a

Renault Koleos Wins Hat-Trick At Planet 4x4 Magazine’s 2008 Awards

Proving that its first compact 4x4 has as much substance as style, Renault’s recently launched Koleos has driven away with a hat-trick of titles at Planet 4x4 magazine’s 2008 awards, including the ‘4x4 of the Year’ trophy. Fending off fierce competition from 47 rugged contenders, including perennial favourites such as the Land Rover Discovery and Range Rover, the French marque’s first foray into the 4x4 arena triumphed initially over

Renault launches new alliance v6 dCi engine

The Renault-Nissan Alliance unveiled its brand-new V6 dCi diesel engine in the Laguna Coupé at the Paris Motor Show, in October. This engine is the first diesel V6 engine developed and produced by the Renault-Nissan Alliance. It will equip top of the range vehicles to meet the growing worldwide demand for engines that are powerful and yet fuel and CO2 efficient.   The Alliance cooperation has made it possible for both Renault and Nissan to offer a state-of-the art premium powertrain to their customers, all aroun

Renault launches Clio Renaultsport 197 Lux

Renault has the perfect solution for customers who like their hot hatch thrills with just a touch more refinement and extra comfort, with a new version of the much-acclaimed Clio Renaultsport 197, the ‘Lux’. The new Lux version comes packed with extra features such as leather upholstery and automatic climate control, worth £2,000 as individual options, yet at £16,995, Lux costs just £1,000 more than the standard version.In addition to the leather upholstery and climate control, the Lux boasts automatic h

Megane Renaultsport R26.R punches above its weight in evo magazine’s car of the year 2008

Renault’s new £24,000 Mégane Renaultsport R26.R has beaten the £110,000 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, £90,000 Maserati GranTurismo S and £85,000 Aston Martin V8 Vantage in EVO magazine’s Car of The Year test.EVO's Car of the Year 2008 was conducted in two distinct groups, with the winner from the first group taking part in the final supercar group test.   The Mégane Renaultsport R26.R first managed to beat 10 new performance cars before

Renault announces new Laguna Coupe pricing

Following its world show debut in Paris earlier this month, Renault has now confirmed pricing for its eagerly-awaited New Laguna Coupé, ranging from £20,995 to £27,995. The new Laguna flagship has more than just the sector-leading BMW 3-Series Coupé in its sights. With a raft of high-performance engines, impressive equipment levels and 4Control chassis in its Coupé GT guise, the svelte four-seater has a formidable arsenal. In keeping with its elegant and muscular lines, the Coupé naturally receives the

Feeling the Need For Speed? new Renault Megane Coupe races into a (virtual) world of its own

On 21 November 2008, several weeks ahead of its official launch, video game fans will be the very first to get behind the wheel of Renault’s striking New Mégane Coupé. Albeit only on screen, gamers will be able to enjoy the sight and sound of the French marque’s rakish three-door from the comfort, and relative safety, of their own living room as it takes to the streets in the latest edition of the phenomenally successful Need for Speed fran

new mégane trophy: on track for the 2009

New Mégane Trophy: on track for the 2009

Having starred in the World Series by Renault - the premier saloon car championship created in 2005 - Megane Trophy has undergone a raft of radical modifications in readiness for the 2009 season. The most visible change concerns its new body design which takes its inspiration from the lines of New Megane Coupe.Under the bonnet, a fresh look has also been taken at the Renault-Nissan Alliance's V6 3.5 24V powerplant which now delivers 360hp. At the same time, Renault Sport Technologies has carried over many of the ac

Renault reveals new Laguna Coupe at Paris motor show 2008

Following its reveal at the glamorous Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, the public will get its first chance to inspect Renault Laguna Coupé at close quarters at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. As the spearhead of the Laguna range, it has been designed to offer sheer driving pleasure and plays a key role in Renault's

Renault unveils new Kangoo Be Bop

Based closely on the Kangoo Compact Concept show car unveiled at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, Renault Kangoo be bop is the latest addition to the Kangoo family. Its compact size (3.87m in length), original two-tone colour scheme and exclusive interior appointments of this innovative vehicle combine to give it a particularly strong personality. Its extensive glazed area and four roomy seats afford a sense of space and light. Ideal for escaping the crowd, Kangoo be bop offers open-to

Renault announces new Megane hatch pricing

Ahead of its much anticipated world debut at the Paris Motor Show next week, Renault has released UK pricing for its stylish New Mégane Hatch range, with ordering due to open on 2nd October 2008. With prices starting from £13,995, the chic and sporty newcomer has been priced aggressively to take on perennial rivals such as the Ford Focus and VW Golf. At launch, three trim levels will be available: Expression, Dynamique and Privilège, priced from £13,995 to £18,795. The new range features an impressive equip