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2009 Renault Scenic Spy Photos

Following hot on the heels of the Renault Megane hatchback at the 2008 Paris motor show will be this MPV version – the new 2009 Scenic. Our spies caught this prototype testing under a very unflattering plastic bag disguise, thwarting our attempts to see the latest design from Patrick le Quément...

2009 Renault Mégane scores five stars

The new-generation Mégane has maintained a rather lengthy streak of five-star safety models from Renault, scoring full marks in its Euro NCAP crash tests.   This achievement has resulted in the new Mégane earning the joint highest-ever score awarded in EuroNCAP, matching that of Qashqai (Dualis in Australia), from sister company Nissan, last year...

Renault Coupe twins debut in London

Several weeks ahead of their official launch, the stunning new Renault Mégane Coupé and Laguna Coupé will make their UK debut in London tonight at the exclusive French Chamber of Commerce Business Club Cocktail. Fresh from their world unveilings at the Paris motor show, this will be the first time that the Coupé twins will have been seen alongside the new Mégane Hatch...

Renaultsport Megane Coupé spied at 'Ring

Following the official unveiling of the next generation Renault Megane at the Paris Auto Show, the brand has been spied testing its hotly anticipated Renaultsport Coupe model at the Nurburgring. The current Renaultsport range, whilst highly unappreciated easily qualifies as some of the best hot hatches on the market, and this new model is sure to be no exception...

2008 Renault Koleos First Steer

French carmaker Renault has joined the plethora of manufacturers striving to capitalise on the Australian fascination for compact–sized SUVs and Crossover vehicles, launching the Koleos in both four- and two-wheel drive...

2009 Renault Megane sedan spied

Sheer luck has led to our photographers snapping these images of the next Renault Megane sedan in France. While it may not be all that popular here in Australia, it is a very important car for South and East European and South American markets. The new hatchback version is expected to make its debut at the Paris motor show later this year boasting a revolutionary new design which it will share with the sedan model...

Renault Ondelios crossover concept

We don't mind when car company's make concept cars that have no intention of going into production, after all, innovations only happen when the bean counters have gone home and the engineers and designers get to unwind. And Unwind they have, with this Renault Ondelios crossover concept. A somewhat peculiar but yet gorgeous blend of modern car design and desire...

2008 Megane RenaultSport dCi 175

In addition to the Clio RenaultSport 197, Renault has also announced full specifications for another RenaultSport model, this time a diesel. The Megane RenaultSport dCi 175. Propelled by a turbocharged, 2.0-litre, common-rail 127kW (175hp) diesel engine, the Megane emphasises the idea of diesel powered sports cars...

2008 Clio RenaultSport 197

Renault Australia has announced two new models to complete its range of hot hatches, the new Clio Sport 197 and the Megane Renault Sport dCi 175. The Renault Clio Sport 197 (or as Renault like to call it, the Clio Renault Sport 197) is powered by a naturally aspirated, 4-cylinder, 16 valve engine which generates 145kW (197hp - hence the name) at 7,250rpm and 215Nm of torque at 5,550rpm...

Renault Mégane Renaultsport R26.R

Renault has created an absolutely scorching hot-hatch based on the already potent Mégane Renaultsport 230 F1 Team R26.   The Mégane Renaultsport R26.R is a spectacular race-ready performance hatch which has earned the title of the fastest front-wheel-drive production car in the world. The road-registrable R26...

2008 Renault Laguna First Steer

Like all things French the all-new Renault Laguna is a little idiosyncratic – but also like all things European these days it’s being launched on the Australian market with diesel power first – petrol will come later. - David Twomey The initial offerings on the Australian market will be the 2...