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2012 Renault Twingo Geared Up for Frankfurt 29
Jul
Posted by Alex Ion in Automotive News, Frankfurt, renault, Twingo on 07 29th, 2011

Renault is all geared up for the Frankfurt Motor Show where they will unveil the 2012 Twingo. First images of the car show a distinct restyled front.

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First pictures of this next-generation hatchback were released by the French automaker. Going by the images, we think the car will bring in a new design paradigm.

On the front facade of the new Twingo, the automaker has added an enlarged Renault badge – a little above an open mouth grill. The mouth grill is curvier than what the previous model had sported. We expect more revolutionary changes in the face-lifted Twingo in the interior.

Renault will present the latest Twingo to the world at the Frankfurt Motor Show, on September 13. We can expect the car to hit the road later this year.



Renault Wind Gets the ‘Gordini’ Touch 2
Feb
Posted by Alex Ion in Automotive News, Clio RS, Facebook, Geneva Motor Show, Gordini, renault, Twingo, Wind, Wind Gordini on 02 2nd, 2011

French car maker Renault has released pictures of the retouched Wind Gordini on their Facebook page, which is expected to be launched at the Geneva Motor Show. With this Renault will be expanding the Gordini Lineup as well as coupe-roadster range.

It will most probably be powered by standard Wind’s 1.2 Liter Turbocharged engine making an adequate 100 PS (74 kW/ 99 hp) and a naturally breathing 1.6 Liter engine developing 133 PS (98 kW / 131 hp).

The new Wind Gordini features sport suspension and a classic blue and white paint job just like Twingo and Clio RS. Renault Wind Gordini comes with 17-inch black diamond alloy wheels, glacier white door mirrors, grille trim, rear wing and glossy black roof.

Interior-wise, Wind Gordini features black and blue leather upholstery, blue and white door straps and steering wheel, and a gear lever with a leather gaiter and metal knob with the Gordini name.

Renault Wind only takes 12 seconds to open/close its roof, two times faster than the set standards for its class. By cleverly stowing the roof panel below the boot lid, the purity of the exterior design can be maintained and the amount of useful boot space is unchanged, whether the roof is up or down. A boot cover protects the roof from dust and water when in the open position.

Overall Wind Gordini uses the best equipment available and as a unit will be one of the best in the convertible segment.







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