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2019 Geneva motor show: What to expect

The 2019 Geneva motor show is nearly upon us, what can we expect this year? Catch our list of world premieres below: Alpina B4 S Bi-Turbo Edition 99 (confirmed) Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo xDrive (revealed) Aston Martin Lagonda 'All-Terrain Concept' (revealed) Aston Martin AM-RB 003 (revealed) Audi Q4 e-tron concept (revealed) Bentley Bentayga Speed (revealed) BMW X5 xDrive45e (revealed) BMW 330e (revealed) BMW 745e (revealed) BMW M760Li xDrive (revealed) Kia 'Imagine by Kia' (revealed) Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster (revealed) Mazda CX-3 (teased) (not the CX-6, Stevo!) Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster (revealed) Mercedes-Benz CLA (revealed) Mitsubishi ASX (revealed) Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer (teased) Nissan IMQ concept (revealed) Peugeot 208 (revealed) Peugeot 508 Sport Engineered (revealed) Porsche 718 Cayman T (revealed) Porsche 911 Cabriolet (revealed) Renault Clio (revealed) Renault Twingo (revealed) Skoda Kamiq (revealed) Skoda Vision iV concept (revealed) SsangYong Korando (revealed) Subaru Viziv Adrenaline concept (revealed) Volkswagen ID...

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2019 Renault Twingo revealed
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2019 Renault Twingo revealed

Renault has launched a (very mildly) revised version of its rear-engined city car, bringing it into line with the wider range's styling direction. Gone are the Twingo's distinctive in-bumper spotlights, sacrificed in favour of a cleaner look designed to make the snout look wider than before...


2019 Renault Twingo spied
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2019 Renault Twingo spied

A development prototype for the facelifted Renault Twingo has been spied this week, previewing an upcoming refresh for the French brand's littlest family member. It looks like the Twingo will get revised front and rear treatments to echo the designs of the company's latest models – think Megane, Koleos and Scenic – with front fascia details spanning the width of the vehicle...


Renault Twingo GT: rear-drive city car gets Renault Sport boost
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Renault Twingo GT: rear-drive city car gets Renault Sport boost

The sporty-looking Renault Twingo GT has been unveiled, revealing a tricked up version of the rear-wheel-drive French micro car. Inspired by the uber-cool 235kW/380Nm V6-powered Renault Twin’Run concept car first seen back in 2013, the Renault Twingo GT continues with the standard model’s rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, but boasts Renault Sport-fettled performance upgrades...


Renault Twingo RS: possible performance variant spied, Australian head "keen"
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Renault Twingo RS: possible performance variant spied, Australian head "keen"

A tricked up version of the all-new Renault Twingo has been spied while out testing, hinting towards a possible RS variant of the city car – a model the local division has its eye on. Snapped by CarAdvice's spy photographers in Spain, the suped up Renault Twingo has all the hallmarks of an upcoming sports derivative of the rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive super mini...


Renault Twingo: Australian boss says "we'd love" to offer it - but there's a problem
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Renault Twingo: Australian boss says "we'd love" to offer it - but there's a problem

Renault Australia's managing director Justin Hocevar has declared that he'd love to offer the 2015 Renault Twingo in Australia - but there's a problem. The French brand's tiny rear-wheel-drive, rear-engined Twingo city car slots below the Clio in the line-up, and as such it is expected to be sharply priced in the European market - something that Renault Australia may struggle to replicate, according to Hocevar...


Smart ForFour: second-gen city car seen for first time
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Smart ForFour: second-gen city car seen for first time

The second-generation Smart ForFour has been seen for the first time while undergoing winter testing in Sweden. Seen driving on ice and snow and inside a shed alongside its smaller and previously spied ForTwo sibling, the Smart ForFour is still heavily camouflaged, though it does appear to have different headlight clusters...


Smart ForTwo and ForFour to share 70 per cent of Renault Twingo's components
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Smart ForTwo and ForFour to share 70 per cent of Renault Twingo's components

The head of Smart has confirmed the next-generation ForTwo and ForFour will share up to 70 per cent of their parts with the newly revealed Renault Twingo. The cars have been jointly developed by Renault and Smart's parent company Daimler and all share the same rear-engine, rear-drive platform...


Renault Twingo 'copied' Fiat 500, says former Fiat executive
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Renault Twingo 'copied' Fiat 500, says former Fiat executive

Outspoken Italian businessman Lapo Elkann has accused the new Renault Twingo of copying the design of the Fiat 500. Elkann, who is the former marketing manager of Fiat and brother of current Fiat chairman John Elkann, called on Renault to “stop the cheating” in a Facebook post with images of the 500 and a rendering of a new-generation Twingo...


Renault Twingo to spur budget Dacia twin
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Renault Twingo to spur budget Dacia twin

The all-new rear-engined Renault Twingo city car will reportedly be spun off as an ultra-affordable Dacia runabout. German magazine AutoBild reports the as-yet-unseen Dacia version of the Renault Twingo, which was revealed at this month's Geneva motor show, could cost as little as 5000 euro ($7680), yet still be offered with crucial safety items such as anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control and at least two airbags...


Renault Twingo RS off the table; GT a possibility
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Renault Twingo RS off the table; GT a possibility

A new Renault Twingo RS has been ruled out despite the designer of the third-gen city car admitting he’s itching to pen a new pocket rocket. Renault corporate design senior vice president Laurens van den Acker said the new Twingo embodied a number of traditional sports car qualities that made an RS version a tantalising prospect, but acknowledged limitations in its packaging may have the final say...


2015 Renault Twingo : more pictures of rear-drive, rear-engined runabout
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2015 Renault Twingo : more pictures of rear-drive, rear-engined runabout

Business at the front, party at the back - the all-new rear-engined, rear-wheel-drive 2015 Renault Twingo has been revealed ahead of the Geneva motor show in March. A number of exterior images of the French brand's tiny city car have been offered up prior to the show, although Renault has yet to show any detail interior shots, nor any of its old-school rear-mounted engine...


Smart Fortwo: next-gen city car spied with new body
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Smart Fortwo: next-gen city car spied with new body

A prototype of the third-generation Smart Fortwo has been spied for the first time wearing its own body panels, giving our best look yet at the production car that's set to go on sale next year. Snapped by CarAdvice's spy photographers testing on public roads in Europe, the latest images follow previous test mule spy shots that showed the next-generation city car covered with a patchwork of various body panels...


Renault Twingo: rear-wheel-drive city car spied
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Renault Twingo: rear-wheel-drive city car spied

A car anticipated to be the all-new third-generation Renault Twingo has been caught road testing by CarAdvice's spy photographers. Still heavily camouflaged, the new Renault prototype is expected to be the third-generation Twingo but some suggest, somewhat hopefully, that the car could evolve into a third-gen Renault 5 – a cult hatchback produced from 1972 to 1996 (pictured bottom)...


Ford shares three-cylinder EcoBoost engine know-how with Daimler
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Ford shares three-cylinder EcoBoost engine know-how with Daimler

  Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler has shared intelligence on its fuel-efficient petrol engines with Ford in exchange for intimate information on the blue oval's highly awarded three-cylinder EcoBoost powerplant. Automotive News reports Daimler has spent time dissecting the 1...


Renault to complete range overhaul within five years
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Renault to complete range overhaul within five years

Renault will completely renew its passenger car line-up within five years, with some models set for the chopping block, others to be completely changed in concept, and all poised to adopt a new corporate identity...


Smart Forfour snapped in Renault Twingo drag
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Smart Forfour snapped in Renault Twingo drag

The Smart Forfour will again share its innards with another car for its next generation, following the original Mitsubishi Colt-based 2004 model. This time, however, the Smart Forfour will share its chassis with the next generation Renault Twingo. This Forfour mule is essentially a current generation Twingo with completely new parts underneath...


Smart Fortwo: next-generation city car takes shape
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Smart Fortwo: next-generation city car takes shape

A prototype of the next-generation Smart Fortwo has been spied undergoing testing in Europe. The test mule in these spy shots wears a rough-cut combination of new panels and existing bodywork from the current Renault Twingo, emphasising the French brand's role in the joint venture with Smart's parent company Daimler that will give life to at least three all-new models...


2012 Renault Twingo still not coming to Australia
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2012 Renault Twingo still not coming to Australia

The 2012 Renault Twingo facelift has been revealed ahead of its unveiling at next month’s 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Renault Twingo is the smallest car in Renault’s global line-up and is not currently sold in Australia. Don’t hold your breath for that to change anytime soon, either...


2010 Renault Twingo CC spy photos
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2010 Renault Twingo CC spy photos

These blurry images received this morning show Renault's new Twingo CC (coupe cabriolet) testing in Europe. The production model, which was due to make an appearance at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, was a disappointing no-show. But these shots prove the idea has not been abandoned. The last time a picture of a Renault mule like this one surfaced, back in March 2009, it was heavily disguised...