French carmaker Renault is again facing criticism over plans to christen its new electric car Zoe.
Parisian Zoe Renault, 23, has hired lawyers to persuade Renault to drop the name of its all-electric Renault Zoe ZE (zero emission). “I could not bear to hear: ‘Zoe’s broken down’ or ‘We need to get Zoe overhauled’,” she told Le Parisien newspaper. Continue reading →
“Fancy spending a month this summer driving across Europe, in Renault’s latest two open-top cars, and being in with a chance of winning the £40,000-plus pair of striking two-door models in the process?
In order to cash in on the glamour and fame associated with Formula 1, Proton – owners of the Lotus F1 outfit – has just launched this, the Satria Neo R3 Lotus Racing.
Proton Satria Neo R3 Lotus Racing
Which got me thinking – which is the best F1-associated road car? We’ve had the Renault Clio Williams – and its newer Clio R27 and Megane R26 siblings – the Honda Civic VTi Jordan, the Essex Oils Lotus Esprit Turbo and the spectacularly tenuous Fiat Seicento Schumacher. Continue reading →
While 50 Cent cruises in a Rolls Phantom and Jay Z races Ferrari 430s and Pagani Zondas in his music videos, MOBO-award-winning N-Dubs have chosen a Renault Megane as their cut-price alternative.
Dappy and Fazer practice their new door opening move
Yes, that’s right a Renault Megane. It would appear that Dappy, Tulisa and Fazer’s taste in cars is as questionable as their spelling.
Ok, so it might be the concept version of the Megane, with doors crazier than Fazer’s shin pads (WTF are they about?) but it is still a Renault Megane – hardly the car of choice for those wishing to display their chart success.
Apparently the Megane was chosen for its role in the video for Say It’s Over because of its ‘futuristic looks’. Riiiight…
Could this be the start of a new fashion? Will the Kia Carens be popping up in Dizzee Rascal’s next video? Will we see Timbaland rocking George at Asda slacks?
The Renaultsport Twingo is £12k of driving magic. Yes, the French mechanics have waved their wand over this unassuming city car. And yes, it will show most cars with twice the power a clean set of heels along a bendy road.
But is it cool? You decide…
See below for more pictures of the Renault Twingo and to rate other cars. Continue reading →