There are many things we love here at Autoblog, but one of the quirkiest is the mid-engined hot hatch, whether it's the Renaultsport Clio V6 or the Volkswagen GTI W12-650 concept. Unfortunately, we can never seem to get our hands on one – the former never having made the transatlantic journey and the latter remained strictly a concept. And now we've got one more to salivate over.
Carlos Ghosn sort of hinted that this day would come. And the Better Place bankruptcy didn't help either. For a variety of reasons, Renault has stopped making the Fluence Z.E. in Turkey. The car is still alive, but it's no longer Renault's flagship EV sedan.
The 2006 Busan Motor Show in South Korea has ended and Car Design News has a modest pic gallery of some of the more interesting autos on the show floor. The SsangYong Actyon Sports, for instance, is a pickup version of the Actyon compact SUV and looks like the love child of a Pontiac Aztec and Subaru Brat. Also unveiled were the SsangYong Rexton II luxury SUV and Kia Carens, the latter of which will be coming to the U.S. as the Rondo.