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    Video: Renault R.S. 01 says hello before debut in Moscow

    What does the "RS" in the Renault Clio RS and Megane RS mean? Well, unlike Audi and Porsche, it doesn't stand for Renn Sport. No, it's actually a signifier that said hot hatch has been breathed upon by Renault Sport, the French manufacturer's answer to Volkswagen's R models, Ford's ST hatches and ...

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    Motorsports: Renault replaces top F1 leadership

    Renault is a company accustomed to winning in Formula One. In the past ten years alone, it has claimed an unfathomable six world championships, first with Fernando Alonso two years in a row and then powering Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull Racing to four consecutive titles. But suffice it to say ...

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    Teased: Renault developing new Sport Trophy with 500 hp

    If you're ever in Europe and have the chance to stop by a World Series by Renault event, you'll be in for a treat. For one thing, the tickets are free. For another, they take place at some of the best circuits Europe has to offer, like Monza, Monaco, Spa and the Nürburgring. It's produced ...

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    Teased: Renault gunning for sub-8-minute Nürburgring lap time

    UPDATE: A previous version of this article erroneously suggested Renault was aiming for a sub-8-second lap time. Clearly, this was a rather humorous typo, and it's been fixed. Thanks for all who pointed out the mistake in the Comments! While hybrid hypercars like the Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren ...

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    Official: Red Bull and Renault renew partnership for five more years

    Of all the automakers that have supplied engines to Formula One teams over the years, few have seen Renault's level of success. But while the French automaker scored world championships with its own team in 2005 and 2006, the bulk of its achievements have historically come as supplier to ...

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    Renault Megane RS 250 Monaco Grand Prix Limited Edition gilds the lily

    Typically, when Renault comes out with a Monaco or Silverstone GP edition or something similar, it's targeted at those who'd like to get their hands on a full-fat Renaultsport model but can't quite get there. This time, however, the Monaco Grand Prix edition packs everything you'd expect from a ...

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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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    Clio S: Renault offers the hot-hatch look... sans the "hot"

    Renault Clio S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Every so often, Renault impresses and teases us with the launch of a new hot hatch. Impresses because they're widely rated as some of the most dynamically competent micro-machines on the road today. Teases because, well...they don't ...

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    Street Legal Racer: Renaultsport launches entry-level rally-spec Twingo

    Renaultsport Twingo R2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For such a tiny car, Renault's punchy little Twingo RS sure has been getting a lot attention lately. First came the launch of the Twingo Gordini edition, reviving a long-dormant racing nameplate for the French automaker. Then ...

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    Snow Drift: Dacia Duster debuts for Trophée Andros with Alain Prost

    Dacia Duster Trophée Andros – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Let's set one thing straight here. The retirement of a leading Formula One driver is often portrayed as some sort of tragedy – for the driver himself especially. But the truth of the matter is that for a ...

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    Renault revives the Gordini name for exclusive line of hot hatches [w/VIDEO]

    Renault Gordini – Click either image for high-res image gallery
    If you were one of the French hot hatch enthusiasts who was disappointed by this week's news that Peugeot was getting out of the game, take heart – rival automaker Renault has announced a new line of what it does best, ...

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    Renaultsport launches hardcore Twingo 133 Cup

    Renault Twingo RS 133 Cup – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hot hatch enthusiasts the world over know that Renault makes some of the best in the business. The Clio Renaultsport, in its various iterations, has a strong following, as does the Megane RS. And with the current iteration ...

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    World Series edition Renault Clio and Megane aren't exactly home runs

    World Series by Renault Clio and Megane – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With nearly every automaker launching special editions by the boatload, it's hard to point a finger and claim one is really bilking it more than the others. Especially not at Renault, which typically applies ...

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    Renault unveils updated Clio Renaultsport 200 hot hatch

    Renault Clio RS 200 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    200. That's a mighty big number for such a tiny car, but it's the horsepower figure that Renaultsport's latest hot hatch packs beneath its bonnet. And while it may be only three measley horses more than the 197 version on which ...

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    Renault Sport Experience tours Europe

    Renault Twingo Renault Sport – Click above for high-res gallery
    If you're a driving enthusiast living in the old world, chances are you're plenty familiar with Renault. The French automaker makes some of the best supercar-slaying hot hatches on the market and organizes a series of events to ...

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    Geneva 2009: Renault Megane RS - libert, galit, velocit [w/VIDEO]

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Renault Megane RS
    Renault has earned its place as the pan-European king of the hot hatch. But with new contenders like the MINI JCW and Alfa GTA vying for the throne, Renault knew it would have to up its game to hold on to the title. Fortunately, it ...

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    Congeniality Award? Renault launches new R29

    Click on either image to view the new Renault R29 in high resolution
    Wow. After seeing a few of this year's Formula One cars unveiled already, we really didn't think that the cars could get much uglier. We were wrong. Enter Renault with its latest R29, decked out in yellow and orange. And white. ...

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    Luxe Redux: Renault gives Clio RS the premium touch...again

    Click above to view the Renaultsport Clio Lux in high resolution Renault makes a hot hatch for every taste. Some burn gas, some burn diesel. Some are track-biased, some are great for hauling around the family. Some are flyweights, and some are luxurious. The latest version is the latter, upgrading ...

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    Renault rolls out F1 edition Dacias in Brazil

    Click above to view more of the Dacia Sandero F1 edition Oh, this is just precious. We have no problem with Renaultsport rolling out F1-themed versions of its hot hatches because, well, they're pretty hot. Some of the hottest hatches around, actually, it's worth re-iterating. But we can't help but ...

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    Spied? Renaultsport Megane III

    This image has been circulating the French motoring sites, showing what could be the new Renaultsport version of the automaker's new Megane which is set to debut next week at the Paris Motor Show. Although indications are that this is a Photoshop-manipulated image, it could give a fairly accurate ...


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