Showing posts in the category of Renault Twingo

Review Penalizes Renault Twingo for Poor Dynamics


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Variable rate steering is actually quite common, though not so long ago it was the reserve of premium cars.

Now, it’s trickled down to city cars like the Renault Twingo, but it’s apparently not very good. It’s one of the few negatives reviewers keep insisting on when talking about Renault’s new city car.

New Review Finds Renault Twingo Not as Fun to Drive as Expected


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The Renault Twingo may be a cute-looking little car with a lot of customizing potential, but the truth is the question on everyone’s lips is how does it drive.

New Renault Twingo - Can it Drift?


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While the Renault Twingo would appear to have all of the necessary ingredients for lots of tail-happy fun, it’s not really that kind of car.

First English Video Review of the New Renault Twingo


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We’re very eager to find out what the new rear-wheel drive Renault Twingo is like to drive, but until one will be readily available for testing, the best we can do is watch (or read) reviews.

Renault Twingo Priced from €10,800 in France, Edition One Model Launched


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Renault has begun taking orders for the all-new Twingo in France, with prices starting from €10,800 ($14,165) for the base model – that’s €200 less than its predecessor.

Renault Goes for Trippy-Funky with New Twingo Ad


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Renault is known for occasionally going all out and making fun-looking ad campaigns for the cars it feels are suitable. There currently is no car in the manufacturer’s lineup more suitable for such a treatment than the all-new and completely redesigned Twingo.

UK: All-New Renault Twingo Gets Pricing and Detailed Spec Information


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On the verge of hitting UK roads (from late September), the all-new Renault Twingo’s pricing and specs scheme has just been announced.

Renault Tours Major European Cities with New Twingo [48 Photos]


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Even though the new Renault Twingo had its world premiere at the Geneva Auto Show in March, the car is not yet available in the automaker’s European dealerships. To sweeten the wait for those who have been captured by the Twingo’s looks and unusual rear-wheel drive, rear engine setup, Renault has taken the city car on a tour of Europe’s major cities.

Find Out What Regular People from the UK Think about the New Renault Twingo


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With its unusual rear-wheel drive setup for the A-segment and the engine placed at the rear as well, the all-new Renault Twingo should be quite interesting to drive. However, since Renault hasn’t let anyone drive it yet, we have to settle for static reviews of the city car, such as this one from Carbuyer.

Poor Demand Makes Renault Reconsider Building EV Twingo


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It seems that based on current market trends, if your EV isn’t also a luxurious vehicle, you run the risk of not having who to sell it to. With the exception of the successful Tesla Model S, other manufacturers have so far fallen (sometimes way-) short of their projected sales targets, all the more reason for Renault to reconsider introducing an all-electric variant of its all-new Twingo.

Renault Twingo to Share Up to 70 Percent of Components with Smart ForTwo, ForFour


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The all-new Smart ForTwo and ForFour minicars will share up to 70 percent of their components with the new Renault Twingo that was unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show. However, Smart claims that their models will bear no resemblance to the French city car. The ForTwo will retain its iconic shape, while the ForFour will be inspired by the Fourjoy concept car.

New Renault Twingo Aims for Second Spot in Class, in Europe


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Not a lot of people, aside from patriotic Italians, actually think about buying Fiats these days, the only exceptions being the 500 and Panda that are doing quite well – the two models came first and second in their segment in Europe last year, followed by the VW Up! and the now-defunct front-wheel drive Renault Twingo.

Check Out What’s Under the (Front) Hood of Renault’s New RWD Twingo


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Luggage capacity will certainly not be a strong point of the funky new Renault Twingo, with its rear-engined, rear-wheel drive architecture. The layout doesn’t leave that much space in the back for cargo, and if you were hoping they made sure there was room for things under the (front) hood/bonnet, then you will be disappointed.

Renault Twingo Underpinnings Could Spawn Mini-Dacia Model


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You might not know of this, but one of Dacia’s few older in-house-designed models that were not a licensed copy of some Renault was a car called the 500 or Lăstun.

New Smart ForFour Envisioned as a Refaced Renault Twingo


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Recent spy shots of prototypes of the new Smart ForFour that surfaced online are suggesting that Daimler's small car unit will follow, if not an identical, a similar path to Toyota and PSA Peugeot-Citroen, which created three models using the same body with different styling for the front and to a lesser extent, rear ends of their vehicles.

Renault Details New Twingo at the Geneva Motor Show [85 Photos & Videos]


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Following the release of exterior photos last month, Renault has finally uncovered the Twingo’s interior and provided details about the car’s engines at the Geneva Motor Show.

U Design: New Peugeot 108 GTi vs Renault Twingo RS


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French brands have a long tradition of building fast, fun and exciting small hot hatches at relatively affordable prices – off the top of my head, I remember having a blast driving the Renault Clio Williams and 106 Rallye, but there are many more.

You Knew it Was Coming: Renault Twingo RS Rendering


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Somebody was bound to very quickly add some big wheels and a deeper, lower bumper to the recently-revealed all-new, rear-engined and rear-driven Renault Twingo. Even before it was officially unveiled, speculation raged on regarding its transformation into a hot hatch, bearing the fabled RenaultSport (RS) badge.

All-New Renault Twingo with Rear Drive Setup and Plenty of Character [25 Photos & Video]


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Looks like French carmakers are slowly starting to get their acts together (and perhaps their mojo too), as shortly after the disclosure of Citroen's intriguing C4 Cactus compact crossover, it's Renault's time to have us looking over one its models with interest: the third generation Twingo, which was officially undressed today ahead of a world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

New Renault Twingo Photos Look Pretty Legit [Updated]


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Update: Renault dropped a family photo of the new Twingo. More pictures and initial details will follow tonight.

What we believe to be official images of the all-new Renault Twingo, popped up on our online radar today affording us an early glimpse of the French mini, which in this author's eyes, has a kind of Renault 5 and Fiat 500 vibe to it. Whereas the former was intentional and is something that we'll no doubt hear from Renault, don't bet on the latter being mentioned…