Posts Tagged ‘Renault’

The Wraps Come off Renault Latitude

Monday, June 7th, 2010
Renault Latitude
© Renault s.a.s.

Renault has today provided the first glimpse of its latest international status-enhancing family saloon, Renault Latitude. In addition to its nicely balanced proportions, generous exterior dimensions, large boot and front-end looks which mirror the power of the engines featured in the new range, the newcomer boasts elegant, racy styling. Based on an architecture that is widely acclaimed for its strength and efficiency, Renault's new saloon rounds off the brand's high-end range and will appeal to customers who are looking for status, quality and comfort in all its forms. The international version of Renault Latitude will get its first public airing at the Moscow Motor Show at the end of August, while European motorists will be able to get their first close-up view of the car at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. (more…)

New Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet, the Elegance of a Coupé, and the Enjoyment of Open-Top Motoring

Friday, February 5th, 2010
2010 - New Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet
© Renault s.a.s.

New Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet rounds off the renewal of the New Mégane family in style with introduction of the line-up's sixth body type. The newcomer's striking looks combine the elegance of a coupé with the promise of the thrills that go hand-in-hand with driving a cabriolet.

New Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet builds on the strengths that forged the success of its predecessor — including a large, folding glass roof and a raft of user-friendly equipment — yet it goes further still by offering customers: (more…)

Renault Wind: A Breath of Fresh Air in the Roadster Market

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
2010 - Renault Wind
© Renault s.a.s.

World première: at the Geneva Motor Show on March 2, 2010, Renault will unveil its brand-new coupé-roadster — Renault Wind.

Renault Wind is a two-seater coupé-roadster of 3.83 meters in length which features a highly innovative way of opening up. With its novel electric roof that pivots open in just 12 seconds, Renault Wind brings a completely different take on a car for drivers who enjoy wind-in-the-hair motoring. Renault Wind is aimed at motorists who lust after a car that is not only distinctive and compact, but also convertible yet practical enough for everyday use.

Although Wind's compact dimensions make it a nimble machine in and about town (more…)

Renault Revives Gordini

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009
Gordini's brand reveal
© Renault s.a.s.

The little blue bombshells with two white stripes are back!

The famous “Gorde” was a symbol of French success that thrilled several generations of motorists who were thirsty for sporty sensations at the wheel of a fun car. The French blue, white stripes and radiator grill with its four round headlights all contributed to an eternal identity that is an important part of Renault's sporting heritage.

In a few months, new Gordini-labeled versions will supplement the Renault Sport range and strengthen Renault's offering in the compact sports segment.

The fashionable and sporty Gordini label still possesses its exclusive and sporting values. (more…)

Automobile Manufacturers Stick Up for Electric Vehicles with Fuel Cell

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Stuttgart — Today, Daimler AG announced that the leading vehicle manufacturers in fuel cell technology — Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation/Opel, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, the alliance Renault SA and Nissan Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation — gave a joint statement to the development and market introduction of electric vehicles with fuel cells with a Letter of Understanding (LoU). These companies have built up remarkable know-how in fuel cell technology and thus, the signing marks a major step towards the serial production of such locally emission-free vehicles.

The signing automobile manufacturers strongly anticipate that from 2015 onwards a quite significant number of electric vehicles with fuel cell could be commercialized. (more…)