All-wheel steering for all-new Renault Megane Sport (V)

Mégane Renault Sport offers Sport or Cup chassis Manual or efficient dual-clutch auto available Hülkenberg tests the 4Control system on track PARIS, France – The new Mégane Renault Sport will, the automaker claims, be the first hot hatch to have all-wheel steering and will offer customers a choice two chassis set-ups. Renault’s 4Control steering tech…

Renault takes smartphone assistance to new strata

Manage cars and servicing dates from your smartphone Built-in satnav whether driving or walking Even an emergency assistance pad button PARIS, France – Renault has announced an updated version of its My Renault smartphone application for Android and iOS systems to connect drivers not only to their car but also to their Renault “environments”. The automaker sees it as…

Renault TreZor ‘most beautiful’ at Villa d’Este concourse

All-electric concept special ‘hints at future models” Another jewel in the Renault corporate crown Villa d’Este – queen of world’s elegant auto events LAKE COMO, Italy – Renault’s TreZor has been named as Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year at Italy’s prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este It’s an all-electric concept car which’, its maker, says “embodies…

New features for Renault’s 2017 budget range

Sandero sales set to reach 50 000 in SA Three-model Sandero range revised for 2017 Each unit has 66kW / 135Nm turbo engine JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Renault’s Sandero budget range, available in South Africa since 2009, has been revised for the 2017 model year with, the automaker says, new features unique to its class But…

Renault F1 team / drivers named in London (V)

⦁ Drivers named at London launch event ⦁ Aiming for ‘points from every race’ ⦁ ‘Our performance targets are clear’ The Renault Sport Formula One Team 2017 press kit, images and VNR footage can be found on http://www.renaultsport.com. LONDON, England – Renault Sport has launched its 2017 Formula 1 championship challenger, the RS17, in the…

Renault Kadjar LTD: Turbo go, extra features

Limited number, latest Kadjar model High-value accessories pack, 17″ alloy rims Renault Kadjar XP Limited Edition THE KADJAR XP Limited Edition SUV has just (Feb 2017) become the latest model in Renault SA’s sport utility range with features from three leading vehicle segments – SUV, hatch and sportwagon. The South African wing of the international automaker…

Renault changes 2017 Clio top model

NEW TOP MODEL FOR CLIOS: Already update range gets a bonus with extra equipment. Image: Renault France PARIS, France – Renault Europe has extended its Clio range with the the now top-of-the-range Signature Nav. “The car,” Renault says, “gives greater choice and appeal though the range was updated already in late 2016. Enhancements on this…

Gen IV Renault Scénics ex-factory in 2017

Fourth generation Scénic/Grand Scénic in ’17 Four trim levels, 21-strong model range Choice of five engines – and hybrid, too PARIS, France – Renault’s fourth generation of the global Scénic and Grand Scénic range will reach Europe in December – which means South Africa some time early in 2017. The cars, Renault says, have “a…

e-Power: ‘New’ electric drive train from Nissan

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Once-upon-a-time Nissan was making much of a small pure-electric car named Leaf and since then has sold a quarter-million of them. Earth was saved, sunshine was going to drive automobiles, but then the oil price fell through the floor and nobody cared any more because it’s a helluva lot easier to tank…

Check prices on this new Renault SUV!

SUV-inspired hatch for entry segment 18cm ground clearance, SUV-styling Features unprecedented in its segment   Renault’s new contender in the small hatch segment has just been launched in South Africa at prices that should make the opposition’s eyes water. The “SUV-inspired” KWID hatchback is available in Renault showrooms now in Expression and more-expensive Dynamique variants….