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Looking for a Christmas treat? Here are five performance vehicles on sale now

Australia loves a performance car, no questions there. Whether that stems from the tyranny of distance, or our cultural upbringing on Bathurst and V8s, who knows. What we do know is that we still continue to buy the hotted-up versions of regular cars, alongside a healthy amount of two-door sports cars, too...

2021 Renault Trafic updated, no announcement yet for Australia

The 2021 Renault Trafic has been updated in Europe, receiving styling changes and new tech – but the upgrades only apply to the people mover variant at this stage. A spokesperson for Renault Australia has told CarAdvice there are no changes to the local Trafic commercial van...

2016 Renault Megane recalled with the most obscure fault of 2020

Renault Australia has issued a recall on 824 examples of the Megane, citing an “error in the wording of [the owner's manual].” The affected vehicles are all Model Year 2016, and were sold between 16 April and 11 October 2016...

Aussie young gun tests Renault F1 car

Australian Formula One hopeful, Oscar Piastri, has had his first taste of an F1 car, clocking up just under 500km behind the wheel of a Renault R.S. 18 at the Sakhir International Circuit in Bahrain. The 19-year-old was given the opportunity to test the Renault F1 car following his stunning victory in the FIA Formula 3 Championship...

Australian driver Oscar Piastri to test with Renault Formula One team

Only a month after winning the Formula Three championship, Australian racing car driver Oscar Piastri has been invited to test in a Renault Formula One car. The 19-year-old will be one of only three F3 drivers to invited to show off their talents in Renault's 2018 Formula One car later this month at the Bahrain International Circuit...

Alpine could position itself as 'mini Ferrari', says Renault boss – report

Renault CEO Luca de Meo has suggested Alpine could be cultivated to become a "mini Ferrari". According to UK publication Auto Express, Italian-born de Meo said the Renault-owned Alpine brand could combine expertise from its Formula One team with "quasi-artisanal" work conducted at the Alpine factory to produce vehicles akin to those made by Ferrari...

Renault Mégane eVision concept launched in France, production model slated for 2022

Renault has unveiled the Mégane eVision concept, with a production variant slated for launch in 2022. Built on the all-new CMF-EV modular platform – which it shares with the similar-spec Nissan Ariya – power is sent to the front wheels via a 160kW electric motor...

Sacré bleu! French brands Citroen, Peugeot, Renault in dramatic sales slide

French car brands Citroen, Peugeot, and Renault are having a year they would rather forget. The sales of all three brands are in reverse in Australia, despite overhauls in distribution and management over the past few years. Renault sales are down by 27.3 per cent so far this year, Citroen is down by 57 per cent, while Peugeot has slowed by 13...

2022 Renault Trafic facelift leaked in patent filing

The 2022 Renault Trafic has emerged in patent filings, providing the first look at the van's updated design. The sleeker front headlights bring the front-end of the Trafic into line with the rest of the Renault model range, and marks the first major facelift since its global release in 2014...

2020 Renault Koleos gets an extension on seven-year warranty, drive-away pricing

Renault has extended its existing seven-year warranty and drive-away pricing offers on the Koleos medium SUV until the end of the year. The offer sees the Koleos kick off from $32,990 drive-away for the base-spec Koleos Life and topping out at $44,990 drive-away for the flagship Koleos Intens 4x4, marking reductions of up to $500 on the recommended retail price...

2021 Renault Arkana revealed, Australia to miss out on hybrid options

The much-anticipated 2021 Renault Arkana won’t arrive in Australian showrooms until the second half of next year, however new powertrain, infotainment, technology and safety details have been released in anticipation of the upcoming UK launch. Built on the Renault Nissan Alliance's CMF-B modular platform, the SUV coupe measures 4568mm from nose to tail, making it only slightly longer than the new Megane hatchback...