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    ETC: Lapo Elkann calls out Renault Twingo for copying Fiat 500 [w/poll]
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    Small cars are becoming big business, especially for European automakers that are amping up the style. But is each new Euro city car's style unique? Lapo Elkann is calling that into question. The brother of Fiat chairman John Elkann and the grandson of his late predecessor Gianni Agnelli is ...

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    Video: See the crazy way you refill washer fluid in the Renault Twingo
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    In many ways, the new Renault Twingo is a very old-school car. While its look and mechanicals are entirely modern, moving the engine to the back with rear-wheel drive harkens back to small, European cars of the '60s. The little Frenchman has a platform co-developed with Daimler and shares its ...

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    Geneva: 2014 Renault Twingo is a rear-engined cutie
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    At this point, we thought the formula for small, inexpensive hatchbacks was pretty much dialed in: transverse engine, front-wheel drive. Then along comes Renault with its cheeky new Twingo, just to throw a curveball into the mix. Sporting a rear-mounted engine and rear-wheel drive, the Twingo is ...

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    Official: Renault's rear-engined Twingo knocks our little socks off [w/video]
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    There was a time when the smallest, nimblest hatchbacks (like the original VW Beetle and Fiat Cinquecento) put their engines in the back. But those days are long behind us... right? Well nobody seems to have told Renault, which has a proud history of putting its engines behind the seats with ...

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    Report: Next Renault Twingo ready for its Swiss debut
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    Renault's diminutive city car, the Twingo, is set for a debut in a few weeks at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. So naturally, the little hatchback has leaked out early. Carscoops came up with the original batch of images before Renault posted the official family photo you see above. We'll need to ...

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    Report: Caterham chairman confirms plans for Renault-based Evoque rival
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    Caterham will be radically expanding beyond its core market of track-day specials with a new Renault-based CUV and city car. Following our initial reports back in November, the new models, which we can only hope are as ridiculously sporty as Caterham's other offerings, have been confirmed by ...

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    Report: Next-gen Smart lineup growing to three models
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    Still in the testing phases of the next-generation Smart Fortwo and the new Forfour model, Smart could also be planning a new crossover to reach into a more mainstream vehicle segment. According to Auto Express, soon after the redesigned Fortwo arrives in 2014, the Smart lineup will grow to ...

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    Video: Bizarre new Renault Twingo R.S ad stars two girls and one fishbowl
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    You don't have to belong to PETA to believe in the ethical treatment of animals. And if you count yourself in that lump, perhaps it's best to avoid watching the video below. That said, Renault has released the second of its so-called "Challenge Us If You Can" videos, this time filmed at the ...

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    Official: Renault fetes Red Bull Racing with special edition Twingo
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    Used to be if Renault wanted to celebrate a Formula One team with special edition, it would celebrate its own. But having sold the bulk of its own team to Lotus and Genii Capital in favor of supplying engines to a greater variety of independent teams, its latest commemorative hot hatches honor ...

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    Video: Renault Twingo R.S. makes a lousy bowling ball
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    Renault Sport invited its fans to suggest challenges for the Twingo R.S. to overcome, and one of the chosen feats was for it to play the ball in a game of ten-pin. After some establishing shots and burnouts, the 133-horsepower hot hatch gets going down the lane. To make sure it doesn't ...

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    Official: Renault blings out the Twingo with Mauboussin
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    The Renault Twingo wouldn't be one of the first vehicles that comes to mind when you think of luxury. In fact, just the opposite: it's one of Europe's most affordable little hatchbacks. But a new special edition aims to upset that particular apple cart through a collaboration with French jeweler ...

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    Official: Renault announces facelifted F1-inspired Twingo R.S.
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    There are two additional performance versions of the Renault Twingo joining the base model introduced earlier this year: the Twingo R.S. and Twingo Gordini R.S. They are set apart from the donor hatch by a lower bumper element meant to mimic the nose of an F1 car (Mercedes-Benz once did something ...

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    Official: Renault gets creative with Twingo art cars
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    Art cars are becoming de rigeur once again, but while most automakers getting in on the action contract painters of some sort or another to spruce up their products, Renault has gone in a slightly different direction for its latest project. To celebrate the arrival of its new Twingo hatchback, ...

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    Official: Renault Twingo gets a nosejob en route to Frankfurt
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    If you're looking at the above image and think "Nissan", well you're not far off. Though it may look like a new stablemate for the Juke, this is actually the latest Twingo, built by Renault (Nissan's industrial ally) atop the same platform as the previous-generation Micra. The solitary image ...

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    Official: Renault gears up for race weekend with Silverstone GP edition Twingo & Clio RS
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    With the British Grand Prix coming up this weekend, Renault has launched a pair of special edition hot hatches to join its new Megane Trophy. Based on the existing Twingo Renaultsport 133 and Clio Renaultsport 200, the Silverstone GP editions upgrade on their already considerable levels of ...

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    Video: Renault's racy lesbian Twingo ad banned from Italian TV
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Some cars are unfairly derided as "chick cars," like the Mini Cooper or the Mazda MX-5. Less so the Renault Twingo. While we're sure it's a good car for its class, it doesn't exactly ooze testosterone. Which is fine, of course, because not every car ...

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    Sacré Bleu! Renault pawns its heritage with base Twingo Gordini
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    Renault Twingo Gordini – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The name Gordini used to mean something to fans of nimble, spritely European cars. Not unlike Fiat's Abarth, Gordini was an officially sanctioned tuning garage whose iconic blue-and-white versions of otherwise humble Renault ...

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    Officially Official: Renault-Nissan and Daimler announce alliance
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    Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler AG chairman Dieter Zetsche sign the agreement
    At a news conference in Brussels, Belgium this morning, Daimler AG and the Renault-Nissan alliance officially announced that the three automakers would collaborate on future products and that each would ...

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    Geneva 2010: Renault Clio and Twingo get the Gordini treatment
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    Renault Clio Gordini R.S. – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's amazing what a little paint and a few stickers can do for a small car. To illustrate that point, take a gander at the special Gordini edition Renault Clio and Twingo in the gallery below. Granted, the improvements ...

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