New 2011 Renault Clio Images Leaked in French Car Magazine

5 10 2009

The new 2011 Renault Clio may still be far way from production but that hasn’t deterred magazines from speculating on it’s appearance. French car magazine Autoplus has published some artist’s renderings of the fourth generation Clio that are said to base on some allegedly executive granular black-and-white designs that were leaked online prior this year.

2011 Renault Clio leaked img_1 | AutoWorld

The computer generated images recommend a more dramatic styling with ‘swoopier’ ranks and a bolder face for Renault‘s Ford Fiesta and Citroen C3 rival. As is the instance with many of these upcoming car renditions, there’s no way of being sure about how close or not they are to the actual production model.

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Renault Zero Emission Z.E. Lineup at Frankfurt 2009: Fluence, Zoe, Kango and Twizy Concepts (photos and video)

17 09 2009

This year Renault introduced four new concept cars at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show: Fluence Z.E., Zoe Z.E., Kango Z.E. and Twizy Z.E. All of them are “zero emission” vehicles and use similar technology to the Nissan Leaf EV.

Renault "Zero Emission" Concepts at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show | AutoWorld

These concepts are an all-electric and can travel for 160 kilometers on a single charge. Once the battery is dried up, the battery can be charged using three different methods: a standard charge that takes between four and eight hours, a quick charge which is done in only 20 minutes or alternitavely, through the automated ‘Quickdrop’ system that removes and replaces the batteries in just three minutes. Solar paneling is also built in, to reduce the need for electricity from the grid. We will try to make a small overview of these cars.

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New Renault Fluence Compact Sedan for Russia, Turkey and Romania (details and photos)

1 09 2009

French automaker has revealed details on the new Renault Fluence. The new compact sedan will fabricate and start selling in Russia, Turkey and Romania from this November.

Renault Fluence img_1 | AutoWorld

The new Fluence is 4.62 metres long, 1.81m varied and 1.48m high. It has a wheelbase of 2.7m. The rear seat has a 60/40 tension capability while the interior provides some 23 litres of stowage legroom. Renault claims the car has more passenger room than its close rivals.

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New Dacia SUV spied without any Camouflage (photos)

8 07 2009

At these spy photos you can see the new Dacia SUV that completely uncovered it seems to be production-ready. Early report suggested that the vehicle would not only use many of the same components but would also take on notable similarity to the new Nissan Qashqai. That banged appears to have been fairly accurate.

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Some rumor out of Romania claimed the Dacia SUV would be based on a X-Trail platform, have the group 1.5dCi engine making 105hp (77kW) and 240Nm, and be while the Dacia Duster Concept. That story was accompanied with highly suspicious pictures of a believed production type Duster.

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New Dacia Sandero Stepway Crossover Officially Unveiled in Barcelona

8 05 2009

Renault‘s low-cost Romanian brand Dacia has revealed the Sandero Stepway at the Barcelona Auto Show. The four-metre long a small hatchback with raised ground clearance but no all-wheel drive system Dacia Sandero Stepway is the European edition of the Renault Sandero Stepway which has sold 2,700 units in Brazil and Argentina since its launch in 2008.

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The new Stepway will be available with a 90HP 1.6-liter petrol and a 70HP 1.5-liter dCi diesel engine. The former has a common fuel consumption of 7.6 litres per 100km while the last plant up a thriftier proposition with its 5.3 litres per 100km regular. Its C02 emissions are 140g/km.

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New Dacia Duster Concept Revealed (photos and video)

9 03 2009

Here it is!! Dacia has revealed the new hot Duster cross-over concept. The former is reintroducing the elevated-spec DS line while the final is promotion the Duster intersect model at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. As a purpose revision the Duster thought signals Dacia’s intentions of being full more earnestly as a feature stamp than it has been before.

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UPDATED: with LIVE photos from the 2009 Geneva Motor Show

The new Duster is a 4.25 metres in length, 1.49m high and has a wheelbase of 2.8m. Interior space is 470dm3 (VDA) while the interior skin a two-tone chocolate and downcast combination. It’s a versatile idea that allows the front passenger seat to slide under the driver’s seat to conceive more loading freedom. The front framed has Dacia propose elements with the headlights cluster that wraps all the way around to where the front door hinges.

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New 2009 Renault Clio Facelift Revaled, include GT version

5 02 2009

The first official photos of the face lifted Renault Clio were released ahead of the world debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The 2009 Clio III gets a mid-life makeover that brings it in line with Renault’s latest models and in particular the Megane plus a new GT sport version that promises to close the gap between the standard models and the 197-horsepower Clio RS.

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The facelifted Clio is distinguished by the redesigned tail lamps and the newly styled profuse which now incorporates the reversing light and foglamps. Interior changes are limited to the availability of new trims and tackle that involve Renault‘s hottest GPS navigation usage, the Carminat TomTom that is integrated into the greater part of the centre console.

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