Renault

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R sets Nurburgring lap record (video)

May 22, 2019

Welcome to Renault’s most hardcore hot hatch, the new Megane RS Trophy-R. It has just set the Nurburgring lap record for a front-wheel drive production car, swiping it from the Honda Civic Type R. Yep,...

Renault Megane RS Cup now available with EDC auto

May 01, 2019

Renault Australia has now added an EDC automatic transmission option for the hot new Megane RS Cup. It joins the Megane RS Sport which has been available with both the manual and dual-clutch auto. Offering...

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R spotted at Nurburgring (video)

Apr 09, 2019

It appears Renault is preparing the more hardcore version of the new Megane RS, in the name of the Trophy-R. An example was recently spotted on the Nurburgring undergoing what looks to be some kind...

Renault Koleos gets 7-year warranty, for March only

Mar 04, 2019

Following other carmakers in Australia, Renault has announced it too is extending its warranty, to an impressive seven years for the Koleos range. Unfortunately, this doesn’t extend to other models and is only for the...

2019 Renault Megane RS Cup review (video)

Feb 04, 2019

When it comes to properly hardcore hot hatches, Renault is one of the few car manufacturers that knows how to do it properly. This is because the French brand has been doing it for decades,...

2019 Renault Captur announced, new 1.3 turbo for all auto models

Feb 01, 2019

Renault Australia has made some updates for the introduction of the MY2019 Captur, introducing the latest 1.3 turbo engine across the auto range. It replaces the 1.2 turbo. The 1.3-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder engine was first...

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi best-selling carmaker in 2018

Jan 31, 2019

The three-brand alliance managed to sell 10.76 million vehicles in 2018, which is more than any other car manufacturer or auto group in the passenger vehicle sector. This is the second year running the group...

2019 Renault Clio unveiled, debuts ‘RS Line’ trim

Jan 29, 2019

Following the reveal of the interior just 24 hours ago, Renault has now unveiled the new, 2019 Clio in full. It’s based on a fresh platform, and is packed with more technology than ever before....

2019 Renault Clio interior goes big on technology

Jan 29, 2019

Just ahead of its full reveal, Renault has shown the interior of the smart new 2019 Renault Clio. It showcases more digital tech than ever before. Called the ’Smart Cockpit’, the interior presents a range...

Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn indicted, misstating pay

Dec 11, 2018

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been indicted for financial misconduct in Japan, following an arrest last month. Ghosn was accused of under-reporting his salary and using the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to plan unlawful financial gain. Ghosn,...

Renault ‘RS Performance’ enhancement parts announced

Dec 07, 2018

Renault is making its hot hatches even hotter with the introduction of some hardcore enhancement accessories, via a new sub-brand called RS Performance. The company is showcasing the potential with a couple of special Clio...

Renault Captur S-Edition announced for Australia, more power

Nov 21, 2018

Renault Australia is launching a more powerful version of its Captur, called the Captur S-Edition. It comes in as a new limited edition model, with only 162 units available. Under the bonnet the Captur Intens...