The mid-engined hatchback is a ridiculous proposition, but maybe less so for someone born and raised in Le Mans. He drives a 1980 Renault 5 Turbo 2 with the joie de vivre that only a Frenchman could mustre.
The Porsche Cayman and Alfa Romeo 4C are soon to face a new rival coming from across the French Alps. The new Alpine Vision concept from Renault gives us our best idea yet of what to expect once production finally kicks off next year.
The Renault Zoe was Europe's most popular EV in 2015, and the French automaker saw its overall sales in the segment jump 49 percent over 2014. EVs still represent a tiny portion of overall European auto purchases.
French investigators searched Renault's offices in an emissions probe, and investors reacted by dumping the company's stock. Renault explained there was no evidence of emissions defeat devices on its vehicles and no need to panic.