Call it a Porsche baiting hare, an impractical bubble-top fantasy or the greatest Renault ever to race : but the Alpine A442/3 was definitely the fastest Renault ever to put rubber on a circuit - clocking 238MPH in qualifying trim in "
These last few months have been a real journey of discovery. We keep stumbling across cars that we've never, ever heard of. And Renault's Estafette micro-wagon is one of the most interesting of the latest crop of webly-borne surprises.
Back in 1971 Renault made the risky move of launching not one, but TWO Coupés.
The 15 and 17 rocked wrap-around bumpers (the first time this technology had been mass produced) & there were quartz halogen lights, too, which, at the time "
For some reason we missed this when it was released. Celebrating the beautiful classic that was the Berlinette - this outrageous, Veyronesque take on the Alpine 110 for a new century stikes us as French as Truffaut.
Renault announced yesterday that their 'little blue bombshells' with two white stripes are coming back. The French blue, white stripes and front panel inset with four round headlights all contributed to a sporting identity that is an important part of "
You have to hand it to Renault. Though they’ve had only mixed success in both the worlds of motorsport and production cars over the last few years, they keep on coming up with cars that look stunning and drive "
"Here's one of our favourite concepts of all time.
The Espace F1 was created in 1995 by French motorsport pioneers Matra to celebrate both the 10th anniversary of the Espace and Renault's involvement in Formula One racing.
It might have looked "
"My sister was delivered by VW Beetle. Or at least, a German midwife, who happened to live up the street from us. Her identity is for me completely merged with that car. And that’s the thing about the VW "
"Based in the rolling hills of Somerset, the Ariel Motor Company is the sort of family-run business that we all wish we worked for. Small and friendly yet internationally-known, the modern iteration of the firm has been built up since 1999 "
"Forget Formula 1, with its narcolepsy-inducing races and prima donna drivers. For pure, undiluted motorsport, rallying remains the king. Real roads, brutally fast cars and an almost infinite range of conditions make it a very different challenge to the sterile world "