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Renault Koleos review: Can the 5-seat SUV make its mark?
3.5 stars

Renault Koleos review: Can the 5-seat SUV make its mark?

By Joe Simpson

French brands have never really succeeded in selling larger cars in the UK. There's one notable exception: the Renault Espace, a ground-breaking people carrier that did will in the 80s and 90s.But in 2017 — despite there being an all-new Espace which... Read more

Lady Renault Twingo drivers can now get a nail polish to match their car

Lady Renault Twingo drivers can now get a nail polish to match their car

By Max Langridge

Renault has released a four-strong range of nail polishes that match four colour finishes of the Renault Twingo, the French car manufacturer's dinky city car. Renault is all to aware that the Twingo is seen as a "girl's car" and so is asserting that fact... Read more

This is the future of F1: Renault R.S. 2027 Vision concept looks stunning

This is the future of F1: Renault R.S. 2027 Vision concept looks stunning

By Rik Henderson

This season's Formula One cars are the most advanced yet and already look futuristic and tech-laden, but Renault predicts that, in 10 years time, things will take more of a turn towards the sorts of vehicles only found in games.The Renault R.S. 2027... Read more

Renault Scenic (2017) review: The master of reinvention
4.0 stars

Renault Scenic (2017) review: The master of reinvention

By Joe Simpson

Reinventing any vehicle represents a challenge. Change the name and you'll lose customers, keep the same name and you create certain expectations. And with the Scenic, Renault has one of the most distinctive names in the business - the car that started... Read more

The Renault Zoe can now go 250 miles, further than any other electric car

The Renault Zoe can now go 250 miles, further than any other electric car

By Max Langridge

Renault has unveiled a new battery for the Zoe electric car that will let it go 250 miles on a single charge, further than any other mainstream electric car and double the range of the original Zoe. The Tesla Model S by comparison can go 240 miles on... Read more

Renault Megane 2016 review: Dynamique or dud?
3.5 stars

Renault Megane 2016 review: Dynamique or dud?

By Joe Simpson

This is the fourth-generation Renault Megane - the French company's mid-sized family hatchback, which has been with us since 1995. In that time, Renault has sold over a half a million of the things in the UK.Whereas its Volkswagen Golf competitor evolves... Read more

Renault Zoe review: Electrical engineering
3.5 stars

Renault Zoe review: Electrical engineering

By Joe Simpson

It's been a typical complaint of the modern electric car that - from the perspective of asking price - most are simply too expensive to make sense. As one of the leaders in the electric-mobility revolution, Renault has sought to challenge that notion... Read more

Renault Kadjar first drive: French-kissed Qashqai

Renault Kadjar first drive: French-kissed Qashqai

By Joe Simpson

Ka-jar. Say it phonetically and fast and the name of Renault's new crossover doesn't sound quite so weird. Ok, we might have lied about that. We sometimes wonder whether all the good product names have now been used up. So much so that companies – and... Read more

Renault Twingo review: Dynamique TCe 90 hits the streets
3.5 stars

Renault Twingo review: Dynamique TCe 90 hits the streets

By Joe Simpson

Going against the grain is unusual in the automotive world. Standardisation, lowering the risk factor of product failure and making things easy to mass produce is the name of the game. Which is why unusual or new types of car are so rare.When the Renault... Read more

Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on

Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

Renault started the supermini revolution back in the late 70s with the classic Renault 5. It did it again with the first generation Twingo in the early 90s - a car that never came to the UK. So it's perhaps not the greatest shock to see the company reinventing... Read more

Renault Kwid concept car comes with its own traffic scouting quadcopter

Renault Kwid concept car comes with its own traffic scouting quadcopter

By Luke Edwards

Renault has unveiled a concept car that comes with its own traffic scouting drone. The quadcopter can be released from the roof to find the end of a traffic jam.Nissan showed off a similar idea previously with its Juke Nismo model. The Renault Kwid concept... Read more

Renault Next Two brings the self-driving car of 2020 to the present

Renault Next Two brings the self-driving car of 2020 to the present

By Luke Edwards

Renault has unveiled its Next Two car that offers self-driving, smart connectivity and can even valet park itself while you're walking away.The Renault Next Two is currently a prototype for what the car of 2020 will be able to do. The idea is that drivers... Read more

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review
4.0 stars

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review

By Joe Simpson

Pocket-lint is quite fond of the RenaultSport Clio. In fact, we’ve owned two of the previous versions, one of which is still in our possession.But we come to the new 200 Turbo Clio - or 200T as we refer to it - with some trepidation. Taking it out for... Read more

Renault Zoe pictures and hands-on

Renault Zoe pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

BMW has announced its i3 electric car - and by all accounts it's a cracker. But there's another company that has its eggs heavily invested in the electric car basket right now: the Renault-Nissan alliance and launch of the Renault Zoe. It's got us more... Read more

Renault Captur 1.2 Tce EDC hands-on and first drive

Renault Captur 1.2 Tce EDC hands-on and first drive

By Joe Simpson

Back in happier times, Renault made groundbreaking cars. Historians may quibble, but the company ultimately created the supermini (Renault 5), the people carrier (Espace) and then the small MPV (Scenic). How times have changed: you can’t even buy an... Read more

RenaultSport Clio 200 Turbo EDC pictures and first drive

RenaultSport Clio 200 Turbo EDC pictures and first drive

By Joe Simpson

There's never been much point in approaching a RenaultSport product from the perspective of say advanced technology or design aesthetics. Historically, if you wanted a hot hatch and you wanted the best, most raw, connected driving experience in an affordable... Read more

RenaultSport Megane 265 Cup
4.5 stars

RenaultSport Megane 265 Cup

By Joe Simpson

In the land of the hot hatch RenaultSport would be king. Back in the Eighties, when this type of car truly took off, Peugeot and VW – with the 205 GTi and the Golf GTi – were the kings of transforming euro shopping trollies into cheap ways to get... Read more

First drive: Renault Clio
0.0 stars

First drive: Renault Clio

By Joe Simpson

Remember when the Clio was advertised by Nicole and Papa? Or when it proclaimed to have va-va-voom long before Mazda got zoom-zoom? Well, so does Renault. Having sold 12 Million Clios since the first generation in 1991, it’s now launching the brand... Read more

Renault Clio (2013) pictures and hands-on

Renault Clio (2013) pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

The fourth-generation Renault Clio took over the entire Renault stand in Paris. Illuminated under hundreds of beautiful globe lights, which gently changed colour and bobbed up and down, an array of red, orange and yellow Clios spread out across the Renault... Read more

Renault Twizy pictures and hands-on

Renault Twizy pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

The first time you see a Renault Twizy on the road, we suspect one of two things will happen. You’ll either laugh. A lot. Or you’ll be desperate to have a go. But get over the fact that it’s got a name that only the French could come up with and... Read more

Renault Grand Scenic Dynamique TomTom 1.5 dCi
4.0 stars

Renault Grand Scenic Dynamique TomTom 1.5 dCi

By Joe Simpson

When it first appeared in 1996, the original Scenic broke ground as the first "small" people carrier to hit our roads. It did without the seven seats of existing people carriers such as its big brother Espace, but brought all that was loved about that... Read more

Renault opts for iPhone CoPilot Live GPS in new Twingo

Renault opts for iPhone CoPilot Live GPS in new Twingo

By Rik Henderson

Renault, the car company that previously had a partnership with TomTom, has chosen rival CoPilot for its new Twingo. The CoPilot Live app will be "an integral part of an iPhone-based infotainment system" for the latest model of the car.The French car... Read more

Renault Fluence Z.E. pictures and hands-on

Renault Fluence Z.E. pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

Renault has bet big on electric cars. Bigger than any other car company in fact - and by 2013 it’ll have four of them for sale in the form of the recently launched Kangoo Z.E. Van, Twizy scooter/car hybrid, Clio-sized Zoe and this, the Fluence Z.E.... Read more

RenaultSport Clio 200 Raider pictures and hands-on

RenaultSport Clio 200 Raider pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

Over the past decade-and-a-bit, Renault’s performance division, RenaultSport, has given us a string of hotted-up Clios and Meganes, providing those of us with petrol in our veins an accessible way into fast, front-wheel drive cars - ones that seemed... Read more

Renault Frendzy concept features built in BlackBerry PlayBook

Renault Frendzy concept features built in BlackBerry PlayBook

By Hunter Skipworth

Renault has announced a rather nifty concept car which features a built in BlackBerry PlayBook for drivers to tap away with whilst out on the road. The idea is that the Frendzy is a sort of mobile office on wheels, using the PlayBook to power all the... Read more

Clio 197 Cup is on the way

Clio 197 Cup is on the way

By Jonathan Goddard

Following in the footsteps of the awesome Clio II 172 Cup and the even awesomer 182 Cup, the Clio Renaultsport 197 Cup will be launched next month. Offering the same chassis set-up as the limited-edition 197 F1 Team R27 with its reduced ride height and... Read more

Conquest pricing announced

Conquest pricing announced

By Jonathan Goddard

Renault has confirmed pricing and specification for the first two models in the new Scénic Conquest range. Priced £17,945 for the 2.0 VVT 136 and £19,135 for the 1.9 dCi 130, a further two engines will be added in September. The Conquest is another... Read more

Renault and Rip Curl announce sporty special edition Clio

Renault and Rip Curl announce sporty special edition Clio

By Stuart Miles

Surf and snowboard specialist Rip Curl has announced that it has added its trademark styling in partnership with Renault to the humble Clio. Hoping to give Va Va Voom to the adventure set, the special edition Clio will feature Iceberg Blue paintwork and,... Read more

Renault teams up with Parrot for integrated Bluetooth

Renault teams up with Parrot for integrated Bluetooth

By Jonathan Goddard

Renault is set to begin incorporating cutting-edge in-car Bluetooth technology into new production models. In a strategic partnership, Renault will work with in-car Bluetooth experts Parrot who will provide the kit to be integrated directly into the vehicle’s... Read more