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Renault launches 2009 Scenic Range

The compact MPV pioneer, Renault Scénic, continues to lead the way in the style and practicality stakes.  To ensure it stays at the forefront of the highly-competitive sector, it has been revised for the 2009 model year, including the introduction of a new special edition designed to tempt retail buyers. Externally, the three-model Scénic range benefits from a front end facelift with new chrome-effect grille and black headlight surrounds, as seen on the sporty GT versions of Mégane and Ne

Renault unveil eagerly awaited new Megane

Poised to lay down the gauntlet to its lower-medium rivals, including the next-generation VW Golf, one of this year’s most eagerly-awaited new models, New Megane, has arrived. Previewed for the first time in five-door form, in the lead-up to its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show in October, the successor to one of Europe’s best-selling cars ushers in a new era of styling, handling and quality. Retaining characterful styling, Renault Megane's is immediately eye-catching. Its dynamic, elegant styling has

Twingo Renaultsport 133 - the new entry point to the world of renaultsport

With a heritage of iconic cars such as the R8 Gordini, 5 GT Turbo and Clio Williams, the Renault range has always featured affordable performance cars based on mainstream production models. Twingo Renaultsport 133 is latest car to enjoy that distinction. Twingo Renaultsport 133 is the result of a dual challenge which sought to deliver a car with genuine sporting credentials at the affordable price of £11,550. It is a Renaultsport car through

New Renault Symbol, an elegant three-box saloon with seductive appeal

Renault has profited from the Moscow Motor Show to reveal Renault Symbol, the latest vehicle to join its line-up as part of the Renault Commitment 2009 plan. The lines of this three-box saloon suggest refinement and elegance, and its status-enhancing front-end looks are underpinned by the design of the headlamps and the specific grille which is picked out in chrome. The robust lines of the rear are also suggestive of status, while the cabin is

Twingo Renault sport entry level access to the renault sport thrill, with complete control

With cars like the R8 Gordini, 5 GT Turbo and Clio Williams, the Renault range has always featured affordable sporty cars based on mainstream production models. Twingo Renault Sport is latest car to enjoy that distinction. Twingo Renault Sport is the result of a double challenge which sought to deliver a car with genuine sporty credentials at an affordable price. It is a Renault Sport car through and through, and features the same ingredients

Renault unveils Megane Renaultsport R26.R

The Mégane Renaultsport 230 F1 Team R26 was launched in November 2006 and has enjoyed a great success.  Using this base, Renaultsport launch an extreme version, the Mégane Renaultsport R26.R.  Developed by Renault Sport Technologies, the Mégane R26.R joins the family that also comprises the Clio Renaultsport 197, Mégane Renaultsport 225, Mégane Renaultsport dCi 175 and, from September, the Twingo Renaultsport 133.  Since the launch in April 2004, the family of Mégane Renaultsport has sold more than 20,000

Renault-Nissan Alliance Invests 1 Billion Rand In A New Manufacturing Project In South Africa

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has confirmed the launch of a new manufacturing project in South Africa. Nissan’s manufacturing plant at Rosslyn was identified as having the potential to maximize synergies between Renault and Nissan. With this manufacturing project, the two groups are reaffirming their commitment to South Africa. Renault and Nissan are to invest 1 billion rand (80 million euros) in the project to adapt two cars to the South Afri

Renault unveils fuel cell-powered Scenic prototype

Renault has unveiled a new electric car prototype that loads Nissan's fuel cell technology and lithium-ion batteries onto the popular Grand Scenic medium minivan. The French carmaker says the Scenic ZEV H2 project is part of wider, continuing efforts with its Japanese alliance partner to develop and bring to market

Renault announces prices for Clio sport tourer

New Clio Sport Tourer has arrived in the UK, offering competitive pricing, impressive standard equipment, innovative features, greater load space and practicality, combined with the all the style and exterior good looks Clio is renowned for. The Sport Tourer version is a compact estate without compromising on interior space. Ideal for customers who need the space and practicality of an estate car, but still want a car with sporty and modern looks, Clio Sport Tourer has 50% more boot space than the Clio and is pr

Renault Fleet for Motorsport Vision Circuits

For the fourth consecutive year, MotorSport Vision has teamed up with Renault for the French manufacturer and Formula 1 constructor to supply driving experience and race meeting support vehicles to MSV venues. The new fleet, which was unveiled this week, includes fourteen New Twingo GTs for MotorSport Vision's innovative YoungDrive experience.  The Twingo is Renault’s all-new small car launched at the end of last year and will give youngsters aged 14 to 17 the opportunity to learn basic driving skills before g

Renault Laguna Coupe

Renault has chosen the glamorous weekend which sees the Cannes Film Festival coincide with the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix to take the wraps off Laguna Coupe. The flowing lines of the newcomer's elegant, uncluttered design express timeless beauty and the promise of sheer motoring enjoyment. Its performance provides unprecedented pleasure behind the wheel thanks to the combination of its Active Drive chassis equipped with four-wheel steering – which has been acclaimed by the media across Europe

Renault Mégane Coupé Concept

Renault has chosen the Geneva Motor Show to take the wraps off its Mégane Coupé Concept show car which foreshadows a compact production coupe to be released at a later date. Like New Laguna, it points to an evolution towards more fluid, sportier styling from Renault. Mégane Coupé Concept targets drivers who are not only drawn by the notion of driving pleasure but who also seek to express their personality through their vehicle. Mégane Coupé Concept symbolizes Renault's vision of what a gen