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2018 Renault Clio R.S. Review

There is no better time to be a car enthusiast than now. Yes, emission control is at its strictest. And yes, speed limits are at its lowest. But performance cars are at their finest, quickest and most affordable. They will also not be around for much longer because cars in …

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Formula 1 inspired Renault Clio R.S.18 offered in limited numbers

Renault has marked the start of the Formula 1 season with the Australian launch of the new limited-edition Renault Clio R.S.18. Named after Renault Sport Formula One Team’s 2018 challenger, it echoes the black-and-yellow livery of Renault’s F1 cars and is squarely aimed at motorsport enthusiasts and serious collectors. Derived …

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Renault Megane R.S. to land Q3 2018 priced from $45,000

Renault has announced that the new Megane R.S. 280 will now be available to order with a Cup chassis. Suited to intense sports-style use and especially to driving on racetracks, the optional Cup chassis offers a 10% stiffer damper system and a new Torsen mechanical limited slip differential. With modified …

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2018 Renault Megane Wagon GT-Line Review

  You can count with one hand the number of wagons that are on offer from the more than sixty brands in Australia. And if you eliminated the less affordable premium marques, you are left with just the Renault Megane Wagon, Holden Astra Wagon, Volkswagen Golf Wagon and its twin-under-the-skin, …

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2018 Renault Koleos Intens Diesel Review

There’s massive competition for the 5-seater SUV family car space and Renault has jumped right into the pit to stake their claim with the Koleos. It ticks all the right boxes: high driving position, good ground clearance, 2WD and 4WD models, petrol or diesel and more safety features than a …

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2018 Renault Clio Review – French for fun

Not too long ago all that was required for a successful city car was an efficient zippy engine, the bare minimum of features and a turning circle tighter than your budget. Now with the rise of digital technology and its subsequent integration into all things automotive, the bar for a …

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2018 Renault Megane Sedan Review

The Megane is the most versatile model in Renault’s current line up, available in hatch, wagon and sedan form there’s a model for everyone. What we’ve got our hands on is the Megane Sedan in range-topping Intens guise. Tackling the small sedan market where there’s already healthy competition from rivals, …

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2017 Top 5 midsize SUVs under $45,000

With medium sized SUVs getting more popular by the day, we’ve put together 5 that ranked highly in our previous individual reviews and, in our opinion, the best of their class. All comes with 5 seats except for the Honda CR-V, which can be had with a 7-seat layout. Honda …

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2017 Renault Megane Wagon Review

There is a common misconception that if you need space, you buy an SUV. The truth is, quite often you will find more space in the back of a wagon than an SUV. If you don’t need the ground clearance and all-wheel drive (though wagon like the Subaru Levorg is …

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Circa $100k Alpine A110 to make a return in 2018

Alpine Cars and Renault Australia have today announced that the new Alpine A110, revealed in production form at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, will come to Australia in 2018. “On behalf of Alpine Cars, it is with great pleasure that we can make this announcement today,” said Renault Australia’s Managing …

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Updated Renault Clio R.S. Trophy arrives with 162kW/280Nm

Hot on the heels of the new-look Renault Clio R.S. arrival last August, the new-look Clio Renault Sport Trophy is primed for launch in Australia with more bite and more bark, keen to hunt down a tasty piece of track or challenging back road. Boasting a new peak of 162kW …

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Renault presents its connected, autonomous car vision – the SYMBIOZ

Renault has presented its SYMBIOZ connected autonomous electric concept at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. It is the French company’s vision of the car and its role in society in 2030 and is designed to be fully integrated in the human ecosystem. “The way we use our cars is changing. …

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First Look: All-New 2018 Renault Megane R.S.

The much anticipated 2018 Renault Mégane R.S. has been officially unveiled today at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. The new third generation Megane R.S. continues the nameplate’s hallmarks of agility and driving engagement with a more finely-tuned chassis performance permitted by Renault’s 4CONTROL technology complete with four-wheel steering, a first in the …

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Renault Koleos gains new Diesel variant

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Renault’s top-selling model – the Koleos medium SUV – is now available in Australia with a choice of two engines, with a powerful yet frugal diesel joining the line-up in September. Available in one variant with all-wheel drive and Renault’s All-Mode 4X4-i technology, the Koleos Diesel features a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel …

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