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The Renault Clio Gordini 200 Has Been Priced In The UK

The limited edition Renault Clio Gordini 200 is now available in the United Kingdom. There is a limited range of 500 units where each of them will start at £19,650. Renault’s Clio Gordini 200 will boast an enhanced Renaultsport look along with white racing stripes, glossy bumpers and a set of 17-inch wheels. Exterior colours include Pearl Black with white […]

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Renault, Nissan And Samsung Team Up To Buy SsangYong

Renault has confirmed that they have indeed made an offer for SsangYong Motor Co., a South Korean automaker. Renault made the offer in connection with Samsung Motors and Nissan, but unfortunately there are no details on the bid. SsangYong has been trying to restructure since January after the courts ordered them to do so. The shutdown of SsangYong plants have […]

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Renault Latitude — The New Flagship Sedan

Renault has revealed their Latitude flagship sedan which will replace the Vel Satis. The Latitude will be revealed during the Moscow Motor Show in August and then travel to the Paris Motor Show in September. The Renault Latitude is based on the Samsung SM5 sedan, rather, it is a rebadged version of the Samsung vehicle. The French automaker built the […]

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Special Edition Renault Sandero 1.4 Play Ltd For South Africa

South Africa will receive the brand new Renault Sandero 1.4 Play Ltd. The Play is a special edition model which celebrates the car’s first birthday. There will be 100 units produced, and they will be exclusive. The Play Ltd is based on the 1.4 Authentique, where it adds a few changes. Warren Olsen, General Manager – Marketing at Renault South […]

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Renault’s Clio Clean Diesel dCi Is Too Clean For South Africa

South Africa will not be able to benefit from Renault’s greenest car yet. The green Clio will not reach the country as our cleanest diesel fuel is about 50 parts per million of sulphur too dirty for the engine. Renault’s Clio dCi 86 eco will be available in Europe in different body styles. Unfortunately the local market will not be […]

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Fail: Renault Forget To Remove The Clutch Pedal From Their Automatic Clio

Ladies and gents, this is what happens when you choose photoshop over a real image. Renault, next time round do not forget to remove the clutch pedal.. Else an automatic is a pointless addition to your range. — Yeah, you’re allowed to enlarge the image!

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South Africa Gets The Automatic Renault Clio — Sporty Clio’s Coming Later This Year

South Africa has received the automatic Clio 1.6 Dynamique model. The new Clio will offer an easier style of driving for the lazier styled driver — if that makes sense. “Our research indicated that there is a definite niche for a contemporary, well-equipped subcompact hatchback with an automatic gearbox,” says Xavier Gobille, managing director of Renault SA. “Our target audiences […]

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Renault Wind Has Been Priced In Europe

Renault’s Wind has officially gone on sale with two different trim levels. Dynamique and Exception. There will then be a limited edition Wind Collection available from 1 June. Launch and delivery of the Wind will take place on the first of September in France. Renault’s base Wind Dynamique will have a price tag of €17,500 where it will come with […]

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Renault’s Laguna Coupe Monaco GP Has Been Revealed In More Detail

Full details on the Renault Laguna Coupe Monaco GP limited edition series has arrived. The Monaco GP series will boast a pearl white paint job with a black roof, and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels. These features will be the distinguishing changes between the various models. Renault has added a charcoal grey leather interior finish, followed by Monaco GP […]

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Renault-Nissan And Daimler AG Have Announced Their Partnership

Brussels, a Belgium city, hosted the announcement between Daimler AG and Renault-Nissan for a collaboration on various products. It’s been confirmed that the three automakers will join forces for future products, where they would share components. Daimler has been looking for someone to help out with costs of smaller vehicles, and it seems as if Renault-Nissan is the answer. The […]

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Renault’s Wind Coupe-Roadster Has Been Priced In The UK

The Renault Wind Coupe-Roadster-thing has been priced for the UK market where it will boast the choice of two engines, one being a 133-horsepower 1.6-litre and the other a 100-horsepower 1.2-litre turbo. The pricing will start at £15,500 and raise all the way up to £18,200. Following the normal models, Renault will introduce a “Collection” version which boasts a new […]

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The Renault Laguna Coupe Has Arrived In South Africa

Renault has launched their Laguna Coupe in South Africa. The local market will now be able to benefit from its exclusivity, style and dynamism. “The Renault Laguna Coupé expresses timeless beauty, linked to absolute driving enjoyment. The result is an athletic two-door flagship coupé with strong allure and a unique position in the local market,” explains Renault SA managing director, […]

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Lada Will Sponsor The 2010 Renault Formula One Car

Lada, a Russian car maker, will sponsor the 2010 Renault R30 Formula One car. Russia’s prime minister, Vladimir Putin has announced that Lada will sponsor the car as Vyborn-born Vitaly Petrov is at the wheel of the racer. Renault now owns 25 percent of Lada’s parent, Avtovaz. “Lada branding will also appear on the overalls and team uniform of … […]

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Geneva 2010 — The Renault Win Is A Small Roadster

Renault has revealed their Wind at the Geneva Motor Show. The new model is a 3.83 meter long coupe-roadster which is based on the Twingo’s platform. There is mechanical hardware and other set-ups also from the Twingo model. Expect a new roof system which allows for 270-litres of boot space regardless on whether or not the roof is up or […]

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Renault’s Clio Gordini 200 — On Show In Geneva

Renault has introduced their brand new Clio Gordini 200 at the Geneva Motor Show. This model is a successor, or addition rather, to the Twingo Gordini 133 sport model. The new Gordini will revive the legacy, and this means that there will be sporty and technological includes. The power will be 147kW from a 2.0-litre 16-valve engine pushing out 215Nm […]

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