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Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy released
8th December, 2015
RS 220 Trophy brings more power and sharper performance to Clio R.S. range; 220 vehicles are available for sale in Australia; Limited edition vehicle available from $39,990* ..... more

Renault Concept Alaskan revealed
7th September, 2015
Alaskan Concept is a show vehicle that paves the way for a ute that will have a global calling. It combines a payload of one tonne with cutting-edge, 'athletic' styling to meet the requirements of business users and individuals alike ..... more

Renault 16: 50 years on
27th May, 2015
In 1966 Renault Australia purchased assembly facilities and commenced manufacturing in Heidelberg, Victoria. A number of models, including the 16, were made there until production ceased in 1981 ..... more

Renault's new Trafic arrives
10th May, 2015
In addition to its new, robust and dynamic design which features the Renault brand’s new styling cues, new Trafic is even bigger, making it more comfortable and practical than ever ..... more

Renault Koleos updated
3rd May, 2015
Renault's SUV, the Koleos, has been updated with additional equipment. Among the changes is a reversing camera now standard across the Koleos range ..... more

Renault Captur released
20th February, 2015
Captur is incredibly well specified and displays an impressive array of standard features including a high-definition reversing camera, rear parking sensors, satellite navigation, automatic windscreen wipers, automatic headlights and Renault’s smart card for hands-free entry and exit. Prices* begin at $22,990* ..... more

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Renault Megane RS 275 Trophy-R release imminent
8th December, 2014
Megane RS 275 Trophy-R holds the new record for a front-wheel drive car around Germany’s Nürburgring (7m54.36s). The limited edition car (global production run of 250) is available for sale in only 15 countries - 50 examples will come to Australia ..... more

Renault Megane's new look
27th October, 2014
First debuted on the Clio, Renault’s new brand identity has been rolling out across the Renault range to ensure a unified corporate design language. The road presence of the Megane range is enhanced by the Renault diamond on a black background. The renewal of the Megane range heralds the introduction of new technology to the range – most notably the new TCe 130 turbocharged petrol engine ..... more (copyright image)

Renault Clio GT

25th September, 2014

Renault Megane Coupé-Cabriolet updated
19th September, 2014
The range kicks off with the Dynamique CVT, priced from $38,490*, which makes it one of the most affordable compact four-seater folding hardtop convertibles available. The sportier GT-Line model arrives priced at $43,990* ..... more

Renault Megane R.S. 265 arrives
23rd July, 2014
Already extremely powerful, Megane R.S. styling has taken on even more dynamism with the brand’s new design identity. The new front-end features the enlarged Renault logo, showcased by the gloss black background ..... more

Renault-Nissan and Daimler establish a 50:50 joint venture
29th June, 2014
Teams will develop next-generation compact vehicles for both Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti; New plant add annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles when fully operational; Companies will split investment costs of approximately €1 billion 50/50 ..... more

Renault Clio GT released
30th April, 2014
Clio GT is for those who desire a sporty look, but who are not in the market for the performance of a RenaultSport model. Prices commence from $25,290* (standard model) and from $28,790* (Premium model) ..... more (copyright image)

Renault Megane GT Line wagon

7th April, 2014

Renault Clio GT confirmed for Australia
6th February, 2014
Inside, the bolstered, sport seats boast specific upholstery with GT-branded head restraints ..... more

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Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 EDC released
13th December, 2013
New R.S. 200 EDC takes the appeal of performance motoring to a new level for the Clio thanks to the introduction of a 6-speed EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) transmission as standard and the new Renault Sport enhanced 147kW 1.6 Turbo engine ..... more

Renault Master supersized
24th November, 2013
“Sales of Renault light commercial vehicles have been going through the roof lately, so we now have raised the ceiling for Master customers,” says Lyndon Healey, Brand Manager for Renault LCV ..... more

Renault Koleos Phase 3
11th October, 2013
The Phase 3 make-over provides a range of additional equipment throughout the range, as well as a new lower entry price for the range ..... more

Renault Clio 4th Generation released
5th September, 2013
Available in three specification levels – Authentique, Expression and Dynamique – and starting with a price* of just $16,790*, the new Renault Clio is set to shake-up the light car segment ..... more

Renault launches Master 4.5t RWD cab/chassis range
20th August, 2013
Renault is expanding its reach into the upper end of the LCV market with the introduction of 3 new 4.5-tonne cab/chassis Master variants. These will be rear-wheel drive and available in Single Cab and Dual Cab guises. Holders of a regular passenger car driver’s licences can drive them all ..... more

Renault release revitalised Mégane range
19th July, 2013
Revisions across the range with hatch prices commencing at $20,990*, a wagon introduced, GT-Line models in three body styles and a GT 220 sporty wagon ..... more

Renault expands Kangoo line-up with a Maxi
18th March, 2013
Renault Australia is providing even more value for light commercial van buyers with the debut of the long wheelbase Maxi model. A new short wheelbase manual transmission petrol model joins the Kangoo range, bringing the entry pricing down to $20,990* ..... more

Renault set-up an "Alpine Advisory Board"
17th February, 2013
Following last November’s announcement of the founding of Société des Automobiles Alpine Caterham, and Renault's intention of reintroducing the Alpine brand, a decision has been taken to set up an advisory panel made up of interesting people with an "Alpine" background ..... more

Renault introduce "Capped Price" servicing
31st January, 2013
Renault is offering one of the most competitive packages in the industry with all passenger vehicles, including Renault Sport, now coming with an annual Capped Price Service cost of just $299 including GST for the first 3 years ..... more

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Renault expands Koleos line-up
30th November, 2012
The Koleos Privilege Diesel takes the place at the top of the Koleos range and comes standard with a 6-speed automatic gearbox and 4x4 drivetrain. It is powered by a Renault-designed 2.0-litre dCi turbo-diesel, four-cylinder engine, boasting an impressive fuel-consumption of just 7.6-litres per 100 km, on the combined cycle ..... more

Renault Megane RS 265 released
9th September, 2012
Inspired by a tender to the Gendarmerie Nationale (the French Police) for their rapid intervention vehicles, the Mégane RS 265 delivers 15 extra horsepower and 20 Nm additional torque over the Mégane RS 250 ..... more

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Cup now leather-wrapped
4th May, 2012
Despite the addition of leather seats, the starting price for this most appealing of point-and-squirt fun machines remains from $36,490* ..... more

Jet Pack Man vs Renault Megane RS 250 GP
16th March, 2012
Who wins when the "jet pack man" races Renault's hot hatch? ..... more

Grand Prix Edition for Renault Megane RS 250
28th February, 2012
Only 50 Renault Megane RenaultSport AGP will be sold in Australia and each will feature and individual plaque. The Megane RenaultSport 250 AGP has a price* of $49,990* ..... more

Renault Master arrives
21st February, 2012
The new Master is distinguished by its bold exterior styling and a redesigned cabin that offers the comfort and the practicality of a mobile office for customers who need to be able to work on the move ..... more

Summer Edition for Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet
13th February, 2012
For a limited time, the striking Megane Coupe-Cabriolet will come standard with charcoal leather seats and 18-inch alloy wheels. The Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet Summer Edition retains the highly competitive price* of $45,990* ..... more

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Renault Latitude

11th December, 2011

Renault Koleos update arrives
29th November, 2011
Adding satellite navigation as standard to all models, and black leather upholstery with contrast stitching to the volume selling mid-specification Dynamique model, gives adventuresome families two practical and enjoyable luxury features ..... more


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Renault adds dual-clutch auto to Megane line-up
10th November, 2011
Debuting in the Megane hatch diesel will be Renault’s new six-speed EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) automatic transmission. This new gearbox, available exclusively with the 1.5 dCi 110 diesel engine, is a landmark addition to the range ..... more

Renault Megane RenaultSport 250 Monaco Grand Prix Limited Edition released
30th August, 2011
Aimed at drivers who enjoy elegance, sport and style, the Renault Megane RS 250 Monaco GP will be available in Australia and more than a dozen markets worldwide. Just 50 examples will be offered for sale here, each individually numbered ..... more

Renault FRENDZY concept car
9th August, 2011
Renault’s latest concept car has a dual 'personality'. These days, professional and personal lives are so intricately interwoven that drivers find themselves permanently 'channel-hopping' between one world and the other ..... more

Renault's new Twingo
29th July, 2011
Among the changes are its front end which includes a stylistic renewal, while on the bonnet, the Renault logo has been enlarged ..... more


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2012 Renault Koleos revealed
23rd June, 2011
The major changes concern the model’s exterior styling and interior trim, plus appreciable CO2 and fuel consumption savings with its diesel engines ..... more

Renault electric car here in 2012
23rd June, 2011
The Renault Fluence Z.E. (Zero Emission) is visually similar to the petrol-powered Fluence sedan launched in Australia late last year, and shares an identical interior architecture, but under the bonnet it is very different ..... more

Renault Twizy: a new city car
13th May, 2011
Twizy gets around town faster than a traditional city car thanks to its unprecedented ultra-compact dimensions which also allows easy parking ..... more

Renault Latitude released
14th April, 2011
With generous dimensions, particularly the spacious rear cabin, a large boot and torque-rich engines, the Renault Latitude meets all the requirements of the modern family car buyer ..... more

GP Edition for Renault Clio RenaultSport
25th March, 2011
The launch of the new Clio RenaultSport 200 Australian Grand Prix Limited Edition was announced last night in Melbourne. There will only be 30 examples offered exclusively in Australia ..... more

Renault Trafic updated
13th March, 2011
Renault has overhauled its proficient Trafic van for the Australian market with the arrival of the Phase III version ..... more

Renault Captur Concept
13th February, 2011
Just like its predecessor, Renault Captur defines the simple and warm style that will be progressively extended to future Renault car designs ..... more

Renault Wind Gordini
2nd February, 2011
After Twingo Gordini R.S., Clio Gordini R.S. and Twingo Gordini, the new Renault Wind is the next model to receive the “French touch”. Renault Wind Gordini expands the coupé-roadster range with a version featuring the best equipment available on Wind ..... more

Renault Offers Free 3 Year Scheduled Servicing For Koleos
24th January, 2011
Renault Australia is offering new customers of the affordable and attractive Koleos Compact SUV free scheduled servicing for up to 3 years ..... more

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Retromobile 2011
27th December, 2010
Retromobile is breaking new ground. The inclusion of motorcycles and the arrival in force of the "youngtimer" vehicles from the 1970s and 1980s, together with the diversity of items on show and the car/motorcycle automobilia auction will generate even more interest and will secure Retromobile’s reputation as the leading international exhibition in its field ..... more

New Renault Kangoo released
14th December, 2010
The new Renault Kangoo is priced from $25,990 drive away for either the punchy 1.6-litre petrol version matched to a four-speed automatic transmission, or the clean and efficient 1.5-litre turbo-diesel version fitted with a five-speed manual gearbox ..... more

Renault Megane coupe/cabrio released
9th December, 2010
The highly-sophisticated folding hardtop four-seater is sure to be a hit with sun-lovers around the country, with its new, more spacious interior, distinctive glazed black roof and light filled cabin ..... more

Renault Laguna for 2011
21st November, 2010
Europe's new Renault Laguna's more attractive front-end styling and new interior trims exude even more 'personality', in perfect keeping with the model's exceptional dynamics ..... more

Renault Fluence released
10th November, 2010
In Australia, the all-new Renault Fluence will play a strong role in the revitalisation of the Renault brand, extending its reach into new areas of the market with a highly competitive offering. The all-new Renault Fluence will rank alongside the all-new Megane Hatch and Koleos compact SUV as the volume leaders ..... more

New Renault Megane Renault Sport 250
8th November, 2010
As the latest in a long line of sporting Renault cars, the new Megane Renault Sport 250 stands out through its exhilarating performance and handling, unique, eye-catching styling, bespoke cabin fittings and an extrovert 'character' that will quickly engender a strong and loyal following ..... more

Renault Twingo Gordini for Europe
7th November, 2010
The appeal of Twingo Gordini R.S. and Clio Gordini R.S. to a younger market has seen sales of Renault Sport models increase. To build on this success, Renault has decided to extend its catalogue of 'French Touch' cars with the European introduction of Twingo Gordini ..... more

New Renault Megane hatch released
22nd October, 2010
The newly released Megane hatch takes Renault directly into the heart of the fiercely competitive European mainstream in Australia, and this time the Megane is well equipped on all fronts for a successful fight with its well-established rivals ..... more

The blue bombshell is back
17th September, 2010
The launch of the new Gordini Edition in Australia will supplement the Renault Sport range and strengthen Renault’s offering in the compact sports segment which will appeal to lovers of spirited driving and performance who also desire a very distinctive design ..... more

Renault Megane release coming soon
29th August, 2010
Renault has announced a major transformation of its Australian line-up. "It’s time to change" has never signalled a clearer statement of intent than it will over the coming weeks with the progressive release of new models ..... more

Renault DeZir concept car
6th July, 2010
Renault's new concept car, DeZir, will be shown at this year's Paris Motor Show. DeZir stands out as an illustration of the brand's commitment to more emotional styling ..... more

Renault Clio celebrates 20 years with a "Special" hot hatch
27th June, 2010
In Australia, there will be just 30 of these very special cars (each individually numbered); they will be arriving at the dealers in early July ..... more (copyright image)

Renault Koleos

24th June, 2010

Wraps come off Renault Latitude
10th June, 2010
Renault has provided the first glimpse of its latest global family saloon, Latitude. In addition to its balanced proportions, generous exterior dimensions, large boot and powerful engines, the newcomer boasts elegant styling ..... more

Renault Koleos: free leather
2nd June, 2010
There is one thing better than the smell of leather in a new car and that is the smell of free leather! So, for the month of June, Renault want to share that sensation with those buying a new 4x4 or 4x2 Koleos Dynamique petrol CVT ..... more

Renault Megane Coupe/Cabriolet released in Europe
31st May, 2010
The new Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet completes the renewal of the Megane 'family'. This now comprises six body types, the successive launches of which have seen Renault rejuvenate its range in the space of just one and a half years in what is Europe's biggest segment in terms of volume ..... more

Renault Koleos for 2010
24th May, 2010
The additional equipment for 2010 includes integrated satellite navigation, integrated Bluetooth, a multimedia input with either RCA or USB type connection options, new metallic colours, a new spoiler on the tailgate and new alloy wheels for the Privilege model ..... more

Mercedes-Benz and Renault/Nissan Link-up
7th April, 2010
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG today announced, in Brussels, a broad strategic cooperation that will enable both groups to realise benefits quickly from a range of concrete projects as well as sharing of best practices. The two groups also announced an equity exchange that will give the Renault-Nissan Alliance a 3.1% stake in Daimler and Daimler a 3.1% in Renault and a 3.1% stake in Nissan ..... more

Renault Twingo Gordini 133
28th March, 2010
The launch of Renault Twingo Gordini 133 in Europe brings a luxury car with the Gordini 'signature' to the light car segment. Developed by Renaultsport, this stylish small car exudes the spirit of Gordini, with a modern twist ..... more

Renault releases Clio Renaultsport 200 Cup
26th March, 2010
The challenge faced by the engineers from RenaultSport Technologies was to build on the existing qualities of Clio RenaultSport 197 and take its inherent strengths and dynamism to a new level ..... more

Renault-Nissan start-up in India
21st March, 2010
Representing an investment of 45 billion Rupees ($990 million) and with the capacity to produce 400,000 units per year at full ramp-up, the new Chennai plant will initially employ 1,500 workers at start of production in May 2010 ..... more

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 coming
15th March, 2010
Since 2000, the successive variants of Renault Clio Renaultsport have resulted in it becoming the most popular hot hatch of its class, with over 70,000 worldwide sales ..... more

Renault's new Megane Coupe-Cabriolet
23rd February, 2010
The new Renault Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet rounds off the renewal of the new Mégane range in style with the introduction of the line-up's sixth body type. The newcomer's striking looks combine the elegance of a coupé with the promise of the thrills that go hand-in-hand with driving a cabriolet ..... more

Renault Wind Coupe-Roadster
2nd February, 2010
Renault will debut a new compact coupe-roadster at next month's Geneva Motor Show ..... more

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Renault at Goodwood Festival of Speed
3rd July, 2009
The two most recent Renault concept cars, offering low or no emissions, plus a pristine 1959 electric Dauphine are all set to bask in England's Sussex sunshine and delight the crowds ..... more

Renault Laguna Range Expanded
31st May, 2009
Renault have moved against industry pricing trends by lowering the recommended retail price of the entire Laguna range to co-incide with the launch of the new Laguna Estate and petrol-powered models ..... more

Zero Emissions For Renault EV
18th May, 2009
Kangoo be bop Z.E. is equipped with compact, innovative lithium-ion batteries produced by AESC, a Nissan-NEC joint venture ..... more

Renault Clio RenaultSport Team F1 R27 Racing To Australia
20th February, 2009
The Clio Renault Sport 197 has been hailed as one mighty fine hot hatch chassis, but Renault’s performance arm has sought to move the game onto the next level with the launch of the Clio RenaultSport F1 Team R27 ..... more

Renault's New Clio
8th February, 2009
The new Renault Clio stands out as a versatile, balanced package which carries over the same qualities that saw Clio III take the 'Car of the Year ' award in 2006 ..... more

Renault Extends Its Bio-Fuel Vehicle Line-Up
29th January, 2009
Within the framework of its environmental strategy, which is illustrated by the Renault eco2signature, Renault is actively working on a range of environmentally respectful solutions and has extended its European line-up of vehicles that run on alternative energies ..... more

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Renault Megane 1.9 dCi 'Expression' sedan

5th December, 2008

Renault Koleos Arrives Next Week
29th September, 2008
The first truly ‘global’ product to emerge from the Renault-Nissan Alliance the Koleos was designed by Renault, developed by Nissan and is manufactured in Renault Samsung Motors' Busan plant in Korea ..... more

Renault Adds Diesel Hot Hatch To Megane Range
8th August, 2008
The new Megane RenaultSport dCi 175 is an engaging blend of luxury, effortless performance and race-bred engineering ..... more

Renault Clio RenaultSport 197 Arrives .... Finally
7th August, 2008
Performance, passion and driving pleasure were all key priorities for RenaultSport engineers when they started work on the Clio RenaultSport 197. The result is a car engineered to set pulses running ..... more

Renault Unveils Megane RenaultSport R26.R
25th July, 2008
The Megane Renaultsport 230 F1 Team R26 was launched in November 2006 and has enjoyed great success. Using this base, Renaultsport has launched an extreme version, the Megane Renaultsport R26.R in Europe this week ..... more

All New Laguna: Driving Pleasure and Peace of Mind
21st July, 2008
Equipped with the very latest in European diesel and safety technology, the all-new Laguna is the most sophisticated car ever produced by Renault ..... more

Renault Technocentre Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
18th June, 2008
Its 11,500 staff members work on every phase of a project, from preliminary studies through to the latest prototype ready for assembly on the production line ..... more

Megane RenaultSport dCi - Diesel Performance
4th June, 2008
The launch of Mégane RenaultSport dCi in late 2008 will see the addition of a high-performance diesel five-door hatch to the Renault Australia hot hatch range ..... more (copyright image)

Renault Megane Renaultsport F1 Team R26

29th May, 2008

Renault Laguna Coupe: For Sheer Motoring Enjoyment
26th May, 2008
Renault Laguna Coupe epitomises this savoir-faire when it comes to motoring enjoyment and quality which is built into its 'genes' and which can be seen in the finish which matches even the most demanding standards ..... more

Renault Koleos Breaks Cover
14th May, 2008
Due for release in Australia in September the Koleos has been designed to offer the same reassuring drive regardless of the location - around town, on the open road or off the beaten track ..... more (copyright image)

Renault Laguna dCi

13th May, 2008

Hot Renault Run Extended
1st May, 2008
Ongoing customer demand for the Special Edition Megane RenaultSport F1 Team R26 hatch has resulted in Renault Australia ordering another 20 cars, on top of the 80 sold in 2007, from the Renault Sport factory in Europe ..... more

New Active Drive With Four-Wheel Steering For New Renault Laguna GT
9th April, 2008
Europe's stylish, expressive Renault Laguna GT introduces the new Active Drive chassis with four-wheel steering (4WS), developed jointly by Renault and Renault Sport Technologies to yield the ultimate in driving pleasure, as regards handling, response and precision ..... more

Renault Scenic dCi – Family Focussed Diesel
22nd February, 2008
The innovative Renault Scénic is the latest model to join Renault Australia’s diesel-powered vehicle range with the introduction of the automatic-only Scénic Expression dCi ..... more

Renault Koleos Concept - Adventure Every Day
20th February, 2008
Renault’s Koleos Concept makes its Australian debut at the 2008 Melbourne Motor Show as a pre-cursor to the launch of the full production version in October ..... more

New Diesel Renault Kangoo: Big News for Small Business
11th February, 2008
With the addition of a diesel powered model to the Renault Kangoo range small business owners can now benefit from Kangoo’s clever design while using just 5.3* litres of fuel per 100 kms ..... more

Renault's Hotted-Up Twingo
1st February, 2008
Renault has produced, for Europe, an affordable high performance car which sits alongside Clio and Mégane in the Renaultsport range. Twingo Renaultsport's compact proportions and incisive, assertive styling are taken from the Twingo Concept show car which was unveiled at the 2006 Paris Motor Show ..... more

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Renault Grand Scenic

3rd December, 2007

Europe's New Renault Kangoo Express Compact
29th October, 2007
Renault is strengthening its number one status in the European LCV segment withthe addition of a new concept in commercial vans ..... more

All-New Renault Laguna For 2008
19th October, 2007
Laguna II secured a five-star rating in Euro NCAP crash tests. To maintain this leadership, new Laguna has had to innovate with even more demanding specifications ..... more

Renault Clio RenaultSport 197 - Performance, Passion and Pleasure
12th October, 2007
Performance, passion and driving pleasure were all key priorities for RenaultSport engineers when they started work on the Clio RenaultSport 197. The result is a car engineered to set pulses running ..... more

Renault To Sell Megane E85 In UK
17th July, 2007
Renault will launch its bioethanol car into the UK market when the Mégane Hatch E85 goes on sale at the end of 2007 .... more

New Renault Laguna Coming For 2008
25th June, 2007
Everything about the new Laguna has been designed for genuine driving pleasure, combining outstanding ride quality and comfort with top-class handling performance ..... more

Mahindra Renault Launches Logan In India
23rd May, 2007
Mahindra Renault, a joint venture between Mahindra & Mahindra (India) and Renault (France) launched the tiny Logan last month in India ..... more

Renault LCV Range Updated
14th May, 2007
Renault has introduced a range of product and model line-up changes to its increasingly popular light commercial van range as part of the introduction of the 2007 Kangoo, Trafic and Master model updates ..... more

Renault Megane Sedan Price Re-Aligned
18th April, 2007
Renault has re-positioned its well-equipped Mégane sedan range. The six-speed manual Expression Sedan is now retailing from $24,990 (RRP) ..... more

Renault at the 2007 Melbourne Motor Show
7th March, 2007
Built to celebrate dual 2006 F1 World Championships, the latest Renaultsport Mégane hatch is also the most exciting yet. Available in a special “Victory Yellow’ exterior, with a slight increase in power, unique suspension settings and a limited-slip differential the new R26 is an enthusiasts dream ..... more

Renault at the Geneva Motor Show
27th February, 2007
For Renault, there are fresh developments among existing models at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show, with the arrival of the Clio Rip Curl, Clio Renault F1 Team R27, Scénic Conquest, Mégane Renault Sport dCi and Espace Tech Run ..... more

New Phase II Renault Scénic Range
1st February, 2007
A new seven-seat Grand Scénic, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) as standard on all models and subtle styling enhancements have been added to the trademark innovative design of the Renault Scénic with the release of the Phase II Scénic range ..... more

Clio Renault F1 Team R27
25th January, 2007
To mark the launch of Renault's new formula one racing car, the R27, Renault Sport Technologies has presented the Clio Renault F1 Team R27 ..... more

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Renault prepares to develop a mobility solution using electricity
27th December, 2006
As part of "Renault Commitment 2009", the company is pursuing an ambitious plan to reduce emissions. This plan is based on three commitments ..... more

Renault Conducts its 10,000th Crash Test
26th November, 2006
Renault made its 10,000th crash test on Saturday 18th November, 2006, at the Lardy Technical Centre in France ..... more

Renault Launches New Laguna
27th October, 2006
Renault enters the Australian diesel passenger car market with a stylish new Laguna offering the highest levels of safety, comfort and dynamic driving in its class ..... more (copyright image)

Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet

25th October, 2006

Renault, Nissan and GM terminate Alliance Discussions
5th October, 2006
General Motors, Renault and Nissan announced overnight that they had agreed to terminate discussions regarding a proposed alliance among the three companies ..... more

Mégane F1 Team R26 on The Front Row
3rd October, 2006
Renault has taken advantage of the 2006 Paris Show to introduce Mégane F1 Team R26. Derived from Mégane Renault Sport Cup, the latest version features a limited slip differential for even crisper handling whether driven on open roads or round a circuit ..... more

Renault Unveils Koleos Concept Car
29th September, 2006
This show car foreshadows a 4WD vehicle that Renault is due to market in the first half of 2008 ..... more

Nepta: A Prestige Cabriolet Concept from Renault
12th September, 2006
Renault is unveiling its new Nepta concept car, a four-seater cabriolet with fluid lines and a thoroughbred profile, at the 2006 Paris Motor Show ..... more

Renault Sales Slip
30th July, 2006
In first-half 2006, the Renault group's world-wide sales declined by 3.2% on first-half 2005 to 1,315,351 units ..... more

Renault Launches the New Clio Campus
19th July, 2006
On sale now, the Clio Campus is priced from $18,990* for the five-speed manual version and $21,490* for the automatic transmission ..... more

One Million Renault Scenic IIs
13th July, 2006
The one millionth Scénic II has rolled off of the production line in Douai, France – less than three years since its launch ..... more

Mégane Phase II: Safety for All
4th July, 2006
Renault has released the latest generation of its Mégane range in a choice of three body types - Hatch, Sedan and Coupé-Cabriolet, plus the high performance Mégane Renault Sport versions - all of which feature a distinctive, individual personality and an increased level of safety equipment ..... more

GM Europe and Renault pursue cooperation on LCVs
10th May, 2006
The cooperation between General Motors Europe (GME) and Renault is taking a further step forward with the release of new van versions for the two brands ..... more

Britain Prepares For The Clio Renaultsport 197
7th May, 2006
Fans of the hot hatch faced a period of discontent when the Clio Renaultsport 182 ceased production last year to make way for the all-new Clio Renaultsport ..... more

Renault at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show
8th March, 2006
Renault has chosen Geneva for the public appearances of new Mégane, new Espace and its Altica concept car and the unveiling of the new Clio Renault Sport ..... more

Renault Clio Renaultsport 197
1st March, 2006
The new Clio Renaultsport 197 stands out as a worthy successor to Clio Renaultsport 182 and features a groundbreaking first in its segment in the form of a rear air diffuser ..... more

Renault Commitment 2009
12th February, 2006
Renault's President and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn announced "Renault Commitment 2009," a growth plan whose ambition is to make and sustain Renault as the most profitable European volume car company ..... more

Renault Altica Concept Car
5th February, 2006
Renault has taken the wraps off its new concept car, Altica, a sporty estate that combines flowing lines with a spacious interior. Its dynamic stance is underpinned by a long bonnet and curved forms ..... more

Prize-giving ceremony Renault Clio III
30th January, 2006
On Friday, 27th January, 2006, Renault President and CEO Carlos Ghosn was officially handed the Car of the Year 2006 award for Clio III by the President of the Car of the Year Jury, Ray Hutton ..... more

Renault's Limited Edition Mégane Coupe-Cabriolet
20th January, 2006
Renault has released a limited edition version of the Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet LX packed with over $1,500 of additional features ..... more (copyright image)

Renault Megane Renaultsport 225

9th January, 2006

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Renault Clio III: Car of the Year 2006
15th November, 2005
The Renault Clio III has been voted Car of the Year 2006. This is the sixth time Renault has won this prestigious and much-coveted award ..... more

Renault Unleashes Mégane RenaultSport Cup
27th September, 2005
Renault is introducing a new version of the Mégane Renault Sport featuring an even more sporting chassis ..... more

Renault Kangoo With Wheelchair Access
22nd August, 2005
Renault Australia has joined forces with Fleetworks Mobility Pty Ltd to develop a wheelchair accessible vehicle, based on its popular Kangoo minivan ..... more

Renault Clio Renaultsport Concept
12th August, 2005
Renaultsport, the competition and sports car branch of Renault, have some exciting models waiting in the wings ..... more

Renault Egeus: An SUV with Saloon Styling
10th August, 2005
At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Renault is presenting its new Egeus concept car, a resolutely upmarket 4WD SUV with the comfortable interior of a saloon ..... more

Clio III Achieves Five-Star Euro NCAP Rating
29th June, 2005
The new Renault Clio III has been awarded the maximum five-star rating ..... more

New Renault Clio III
17th June, 2005
The Renault Clio is one of Europe’s most popular cars and a consistent top-seller so the unveiling overnight of an all-new third generation model is of major significance to Renault ..... more

Renault Clio Renaultsport 182 Trophy
27th May, 2005
The UK market is the most important in the world for Renaultsport as the Brits take 50% of all production from the Renaultsport factory and the most popular model has been the Clio Renaultsport ..... more (copyright image)

Renault Clio Renaultsport 182

1st April, 2005

Renault Establishes A Joint Venture In India
21st March, 2005
Mahindra and Renault, in a joint venture, will manufacture up to 50,000 Logans per annum in India ..... more

Renault Megane RenaultSport Trophy Edition
17th March, 2005
Renault Sport Technologies is going to offer a more sporting version of the Mégane Renault Sport ..... more

Renault's All-New Scénic II Arrives in Australia
2nd March, 2005
Following a successful national pre-release preview, Renault's all-new five-seat Scenic II has arrived in Australia ..... more

Renault Z17 Concept To Debut In Geneva
13th February, 2005
Once again the Team from Next Car is pleased to be the first Australian media organisation to show an image of a yet to be revealed concept car. This time its the Renault Z17 ..... more

Renault Laguna For 2005 Debuts In Europe
10th February, 2005
Renault is presenting a new 2005 model Laguna at the 54th Amsterdam Motor Show this weekend ..... more

Renault-Nissan Alliance Ranks #4 in Global Sales
3rd February, 2005
Renault and Nissan have announced that the two companies sold a combined 5,785,231 units in 2004, up 8.0% over 2003 ..... more

Renault Scenic II arrives in February
4th January, 2005
Renault will launch the new five-seat Scénic II through a pre-release programme via its national dealer network ahead of its official on-sale date..... more

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