Renault’s new concept car is so modern and futuristic, you would swear that it came straight out of a sic-fi film. However, that’s not the case – this car is the result of months of imagining, re-imagining and design by Renault designers worldwide.
The Renault Kwid is the company’s new concept. It was first introduced at the 2014 New Dehli Auto Expo in India. The car itself is also inspired by India, and designed to fit into the small roads across India.
The car itself is a small SUV, with super modern designs on both the exterior and interior. Renault says they plan on putting a 1.2 liter turbocharged engine inside the Kwid – so it won’t be too slow either. (more…)
Among all the automakers that have supplied engines to Formula One teams over the years, Renault is likely considered the most successful. While the French car manufacturer has seen world champion status with its own team in 2005 and 2006, a significant amount of its achievements have come from its success supplying independent teams.
Renault’s most powerful partnership to date has come from its collaboration with Red Bull Racing. The team is the current world champion in both the drivers’ and constructors’ categories and this is expected to continue with the recent renewed partnership agreement for five more years.
Renault Sport F1 will continue to supply Red Bull Racing with V8 engines and KERS Motor Generator Units for 2012 and 2013 and will then develop innovative technical solutions for the V6-based power unit that will be introduced from 2014.
Bernard Rey, President of Renault Sport F1, stated that “Red Bull Racing and Renault share the views that stability is a fundamental condition to perform at the top levels of competition. As well as being a unique opportunity to showcase the performance of the Renault engines at the highest possible level, it is also a fantastic arena to develop the technology and expertise within the Renault-Nissan Alliance.”
Renault have recently officially released the details of their latest limited edition Megane RS 250 Grand Prix model. The French auto manufacturer pays homage to the Monaco GP circuit with this luxurious award winning Megane that is reflected in its looks and drive.
Renault has packed the hatch with a 2.0-litre turbocharged four producing 246 horsepower and 251 lb/ft of torque. Other features include a panoramic glass roof, 19-inch alloys, red Brembo brake calipers and bi-xenon headlights. The interior shows off a black-and-white leather trim with white accents on the center console, dash-strip, and door handles. The Pearlescent White paint, in which the car is currently only available, reflects its exclusive status.
Unfortunately the limited edition hatch is only available for the Australian market.
Justin Hocevar, Managing Director Renault Australia has stated that “this incredibly luxurious version of the Mégane R.S. 250 will appeal to lovers of hot hatches who don’t want to compromise on their everyday creature comforts.”
It’s not just another electric-car concept debut from the Renault. Frendzy looks trendy and matches any current gas powered hatch. The automaker has unveiled its Frendzy concept car ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show starting this September.
Here is another charmer of a vehicle that got revealed at Geneva. Renault has officially unveiled the new Wind Gordini at the Geneva Motor Show.The Gordini has got a traditional Malta blue exterior with white racing stripes, altogether in a royal yet distinctive appearance.
Renault has unveiled the Megane Coupe Monaco GP, and the car will be launched this March. To be available in 14 countries, the new Megane Coupe has slimmed headlights and large air intakes up front. The car gets limited edition pearlescent white paint and Etoile black on side mirrors, rear diffuser and fog-lamp surrounds. The headlight masks are featured black and there’s also a “Monaco GP” badge on the sides and 17 inch Celsium gloss black alloys