Following the presentation of the saloon version of the Talisman, Renault has taken the wraps off the new Talisman Estate.
The D segment (saloons and estates combined) amounts to more than one million vehicle sales in Europe each year, with estates accounting for 54% of that figure.
The new Renault Talisman Estate carries over all the benefits of the saloon version, while adding the stylish lines and practicality of an estate.
Visitors to this year’s Goodwood Moving Motor Show will have the first chance to get behind the wheel of the latest Renault hot hatch models at the 2015 Goodwood Moving Motor Show on Thursday 25 June, as the French manufacturer debuts the new Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy to the UK public.
Renault will also use the Show, presented by the AA in association with The Telegraph, to give British car buyers the chance to drive the latest Mégane Renaultsport 275 Trophy and Mégane Coupe GT 220 models.
The European Union recently introduced a new directive providing for the harmonization of driving licenses. As part of the new directive, France has adapted its regulation concerning light quadricycles.
Under the new legislation, 14-year-olds with BSR road safety certificates are authorized to drive light motorized quadricycles, previously reserved for individuals aged 16 and over.
Buoyed by the success of the Captur, Renault is continuing its offensive in the world of crossovers with the launch of the Kadjar, the brand’s first C-segment crossover. In a fast-growing and extremely popular area of the market, the Kadjar will boost Renault’s ambitions on the international stage, as it is due to go on sale initially in Europe and in many African and Mediterranean Basin countries, followed by China.
The Alpine of the 21st Century is creeping gradually closer. The wait may seem interminable to the more impatient fans, but at least there is plenty going on in the meantime!
In motor racing, for example, the Alpine A450 prototype collected European endurance racing titles in 2013 and 2014, as well as a podium finish in the LM P2 class in last June’s Le Mans 24 Hours.
Renault has introduced a new top-of-the-range trim level to its popular Captur compact-crossover – Captur Signature. This high specification model builds on the Dynamique S MediaNav version and adds numerous extras, including some exclusive ones, as standard. Order books have now opened with prices for Captur Signature starting from £17,495.
Renault Megane R.S. 275 Trophy-R is the latest limited edition Renault Sport hot hatch. The vehicle comes with wide range of improvements. The Megane RS 275 Trophy is powered by a 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine with 275 hp (202 kW) at 5,500RPM and 360Nm (265 lb-ft) of torque at 3,000RPM. The new Akrapovic titanium exhaust system is lighter and thanks to these features, the vehicle is able to cover the distance of 100 km with just 7.5 liters fuel.
Furthermore, the Megane R.S. 275 Trophy-R comes as a standard with the Cup chassis with limited-slip differential, Öhlins Road&Track dampers and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres that are specifically-adapted to the car. The car has no rear seats, and in the front can be found Recaro Pole Position polycarbonate monocoque seats, equipped with three-point seat belts.
After Mégane Hatch, Mégane Coupé and Mégane Sport Tourer, it is now the turn of Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet to feature Renault’s new family traits. Its dynamic, elegant stance has been further enhanced by a new bumper which incorporates the new distinctive Renault diamond set to a gloss black background.