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2010 Renault Wind not coming to Australia

UPDATED June 30 with comments from Renault Australia. Renault of Europe has released the full details of its Renault Wind compact coupe-roadster ahead of its launch in the UK and Slovenia in July and other western European markets from September. Renault Australia managing director, Rudi Koenig, today confirmed the Wind will not be coming to Australia in the short term...

Renault Clio Gordini 200 official specifications

Renault has announced the official specifications of its latest special edition model, the Renault Clio Gordini 200. Based on the Renaultsport 200, production of the Renault Clio Gordini 200 has been limited to just 500 examples all destined for the UK market where it is sure to become a hot item for track day enthusiasts...

Renault's Indian assault to begin in 2011

Renault’s expansion into the booming automotive market of India is set to be a gradual and progressive one, with five new models scheduled to be launched over the next five years. The Fluence sedan will lead the charge when it arrives in around 12 months and will be joined at the top of the range by the Koleos SUV six months later...

Renault Latitude test mule spied after unveiling

Even though Renault has already released the first official images of its upcoming Laguna replacement - the Renault Latitude - the test mule has still been spotted in the final stages of development. There is no need to speculate on what lies beneath the camouflage, although with hindsight it provides an interesting twist on the spy photograph formula by revealing the model before we catch a glimpse of the development prototype...

Renault Latitude could replace Laguna in Australia in 2011

Renault has released the first images and details of its upcoming Renault Latitude sedan, which could replace the Laguna in Australia as early as next year. Renault Australia managing director, Rudi Koenig, said if the decision was made to launch the Latitude in Australia it would not arrive until next year at the earliest...

Renault targets Ssangyong, Volkswagen-Proton talks end

Renault, in partnership with Nissan and Renault Samsung, has submitted a letter of intent to purchase South Korean manufacturer Ssangyong. Renault is among a group of six bidders being considered by the struggling SUV maker which includes Indian utility manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra...

Renault Zoe Electric car name to be changed?

Not often do individuals complain when a car model has the same name, surely Holden's Nova or Mercedes was never an issue. But what if your full name matched that of a car's make and model? French woman Zoe Renault is in the process of taking legal action unless the French car maker changes its soon to be released model's name from Renault Zoe...

Renault & Mark Webber win at Monaco

Renault is the big winner at last weekends Monaco GP with the Renault engine powering the top three racers home across the finishing line. Aussie driver Mark Webber pushed his Renault powered Red Bull along a faultless race on one of the season's toughest circuits...

Renault Safrane, Samsung SM5 spy photos

Our spy photographers have today snapped these images of Renault's new Safrane model. The images come just weeks after CarAdvice caught the car's Korean cousin, the Samsung SM5, testing on Australian roads. The Safrane, which will share underpinnings with the new Samsung SM5, is set to replace Renault's Laguna and Vel Satis models, slotting mid-way between the pair in much the same way Peugeot will replace its its 407 and 607 models with the new 508...

Renault Koleos updated for 2010

Renault has announced a range of updates to its soft-roader, the Koleos for 2010. Among the list of new inclusions as standard across the range is integrated satellite navigation by acclaimed company Tom Tom, new paint colours, new wheels for the Privilege model and Bluetooth. The Privilege model also receives a new charcoal leather interior, gets a sunroof as standard, while also utilising a BOSE sound system...

Renault finalises Fluence Z.E. and Kangoo Van Z.E. designs

Renault has unveiled the final designs of its Fluence Z.E. and Kangoo Van Z.E. (zero emission) vehicles and has opened up a website for prospective buyers to pre-reserve theirs to be among the world’s first owners. Both cars are due for release next year, with production of the Fluence Z.E. to begin in the first half of the year in Bursa, Turkey, alongside the internal combustion model...