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    Followup: Renault confirms 400-HP Alpine concept debuting on Friday *UPDATE [w/video]

    Renault has confirmed the unveiling of an Alpine concept at this weekend's Formula One Grand Prix de Monaco, but as we get closer there are new details alongisde new questions. Just yesterday came the leaked image of a concept called the A110-50C, heavily based on the Renault DeZir concept, that ...

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    Report: Renault Alpine A110-50 concept leaked ahead of Monaco debut

    If Jesus had treated Lazarus' resurrection like Renault has treated that of its Alpine brand, Lazarus would have politely requested, "Please, leave me alone." In 2008, the Alpine's return was rumored to come riding on the platform of the Nissan 370Z. In 2009 the revival was declared D.O.A along ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear pits Renault Sport Megane 265 Trophy vs Nissan 370Z

    Fifth Gear host Tiff Needell had such a good time throwing the Renault Sport Megane 265 Trophy around the track that it made him ask a silly question. Could the 261-horsepower, front-wheel drive, four-seat hot hatch lap quicker than the 324-hp, rear-wheel drive, two-seat Nissan 370Z? This ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear drives Europe's hottest hot hatch, the Renaultsport Megane 265 Trophy

    You know, we can live without the Laguna and the Scenic. We really can. But when it comes down to the hot hatches, well... we kinda wish we could get out driving gloves on some Renault models on this side of the Atlantic. Certain models in specific, like the Megane 265 Trophy. Renaultsport's ...

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    Official: Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy sets new FWD 'Ring record

    Last week, we showed you the 2011 Renault Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy, the latest you-can't-have-it hot hatch from the French automaker. As much as it pains us that the 265-horsepower front-driver isn't coming here, it's still nice to lust from afar. This week, the car got even more ...

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    Official: Mégane Renaultsport 265 Trophy is sinister, limited to 500 units

    Renault has gone off the hot hatch deep end again, one-upping itself with the limited-edition 2012 Renault Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy, the fastest road-going Renault ever. With 265 raucous ponies on tap, it outdoes the Megane Renaultsport 250, the next-biggest dog in the stable, by 15 ...

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    Video: Renault R-Space concept spotted looking sideways

    Renault R-Space Concept - Click above to watch video after the jump
    Thanks to some, um, crafty camera work we've got our first glimpse at the Renault R-Space Concept set to debut at next month's Geneva Motor Show. Renault has been suspiciously quiet about what we can expect from the model once ...

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    Gordini edition Renault Megane and Wind reportedly underway

    Renault Wind – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Following decades of absence, French racing enthusiasts were suitably enthused by the return of the Gordini line. Whether the cosmetic packages that have heralded its comeback are up to snuff is another matter, but according to reports ...

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    Geneva 2010: Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet lets the light shine in

    Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In addition to the smaller Wind roadster, Renault is showing off another droptop at this year's Geneva Motor Show – the Megane Coupe-Cabriolet. Much larger than the Wind, the Megane CC is poised to compete with ...

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    Renault Mégane Sport Tourer launches in no fewer than 21 flavors

    2010 Renault Mégane Sport Tourer -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Renault has introduced its new Mégane Sport Tourer, which might rightfully called "Blackjack," because there are twenty-one different versions in the range. That's one car available with four different ...

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    Ironic Twist: Renault reportedly banned from selling in China over "serious safety risks"

    The Renault Laguna, Scenic, Megane and Megane Coupe-Cabriolet were designed by Renault, built by Renault factories in France, and have all earned five stars in European NCAP tests. They have also all been banned by China's General Administration of Quality Supervision Inspection and Quarantine for ...

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    Geneva Preview: Renault Megane RS teased

    In the run up to next month's Geneva Motor Show, Renault has launched a teaser site counting down the days until the reveal of the Renault Megane RS. We captured the image above from the darkened animation and after a few Photoshop tweaks, we were able to tease out some of the design details of ...

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    Renault to unveil new Megane RS in Geneva

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the Renault Megane Trophy concept
    Hot hatch enthusiasts know what it means when Renault unveils a new compact car: a new Renaultsport variant will follow. The French automaker's performance division continues to roll out some the hottest compacts in the ...

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    Paris 2008: Renault Megane Trophy concept

    Click either image for high-res gallery of the Renault Megane Trophy concept We've said it before but it warrants repeating: Renault makes some of the meanest hot hatches in the business. The (very) outgoing Megane RS has been a favorite among the track day crowd and really any European customer ...

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    EU patent office reveals production Renault Megane Coupe

    Click above for gallery of the 2010 Renault Megan Coupe Recent snooping at the EU patent office yielded an application revealing the 2010 Renault Megane 3-door Coupe. The images (most likely shot of a clay model) show a much tamer production version when compared to the Renault Megan Coupe concept ...

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    Renault Megane spied undisguised in America

    While French authorities go after the journalists and photographers who obtained images of the new Renault Megane, an undisguised, production-ready example of the vehicle was spied undergoing testing right here in the good old US of A. The new Megane III was previewed by the Megane Coupe Concept ...

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    London 2008: Renaultsport Megane R26.R

    While most of our recent hot hatch affection has been aimed at the Ford Focus RS, Renault brought its own racy three-door to the London Motor Show party, and now we're torn. Admittedly, the Focus RS is easily the more suitable day-to-day driver – it's got a full interior and air conditioning ...

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    French auto-journo hauled off for espionage

    If you're in France, the phrase caveat emptor can probably be joined by caveat reporter after police raided the French magazine Auto Plus. The po-po were called last August to begin an investigation because the magazine published detailed photos of the coming Renault Megane, which Renault said ...

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    Carlos Ghosn goes to Russia, returns with a new AvtoVaz

    Relentless deal maker Carlos Ghosn has never stopped looking for any partnership that would give Renault a plum position in a profitable market. Already close to a Nissan deal with Chrysler working on Renault and Nissan deals in the Middle East, his latest paramour is in Russia. Ghosn has secured ...

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    Spy Shots: streamlined new Renault Megane

    With the Clio and Laguna having recently undergone complete replacement, Renault is now turning its attention to its middle range, and the automotive paparazzi have caught camouflaged mules undergoing testing on the open road. Scheduled to bow at next September's Paris show, the third-generation ...


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