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The Renault brand is one of the fastest growing in South Africa and offers the discerning driver a bit of French Flair, European Stylings and a whole lot of Gallic Passion. With an ever growing selection of vehicles, and more being added all of the time, we’ll never be short of interesting Renault information to share with you. Please feel free to contact us at any time regarding the articles you find here, as our dedicated team of Renault professionals will always be on hand to help you.
French automaker Renault has ambitious plans to bring electric vehicles into the mainstream with their popular city car, the Twingo. Renault aims to launch the new ‘Twingo Legend’ EV into the European market by 2026, making electric cars accessible to a wider range of buyers by making them more affordable.
Renault has again taken the automotive spotlight with the big reveal of its newest SUV, the Renault Kardian. Announcing its global product plans till 2027, the French automaker offered a glimpse into the brand’s dedication to addressing the diverse needs of emerging markets.
Renault is working on a pick-up truck that looks like it could be out of a futuristic ‘Mad Max’ or ‘Ready Player One’ scene. With standout camo covering in several colours and 3D pop-culture-inspired Renault lettering on the front monster grille, it certainly is a striking new addition.
Renault has set a groundbreaking milestone with its visionary ‘Human First’ program. This innovative initiative, crafted in collaboration with engineers, safety experts, product managers, and firefighters is a strategic response to address critical concerns surrounding electric vehicle (EV) safety. At the forefront of this program is Renault’s commitment to protecting motorists and all road users around them.
Iconic design and creative flare alongside reliability and functionality are what Renault is well known for. Not only do they consistently create vehicles that look inspiring but they manage to transform these elegant designs into hard-working cars. At the centre of these characteristics of Renault vehicles is the company’s world-class designers from their four design centres around the world. Now, with the the opening of its brand-new design centre in Brazil, the region is about to get cars with a ‘Latina’ flavour!
Let’s be honest, Renault’s iconic compact crossover has transformed how South Africa views this French automaker. With over 2 million Dusters sold globally in the past ten years, the mini SUV has been a standout success. In fact, despite their growing popularity, Korean and Japanese brands have struggled to match this mini SUV’s unique appeal.
The new Renault Captur Intens, the latest addition to the Renault range, has a host of features that are making this SUV the talk of the town. It boasts next-level smart technologies, the latest safety features, as well as performance-enhancing additions. We take a look at some exciting features you will find in the new Renault Captur Intens.
In a world where car commercials were a dime a dozen, the Renault Clio staked its claim in the early ’90s with a trilogy of advertisements that would redefine automotive marketing forever. Known as the It’s Got Everything of a Great Car campaign, this series of commercials, directed by none other than Ridley Scott, took the car advertising game to a whole new level.
If there is one thing every car enthusiast loves, it’s a good car ad. Sure, we love seeing a sleek vehicle doing its thing along a gorgeous road, but more than anything we love to be entertained.
This, ladies and gents, is one of the reasons why the Renault Clio is so well-known around the globe. Their ad campaigns have been straight-fire for decades now. It all started in the 90s…
When it comes to the entry-level car market, there are two brands that really stand out as popular in South Africa – Renault and Suzuki. In the category of compact hatchbacks or ‘mini’ SUVs that are perfect for city life, tight parking spaces and easy on fuel, the Renault Kwid LIFE can be compared to Suzuki’s Swift 1.2 GA MT, Suzuki Celerio 1.0 GA MT and Suzuki’s S-Presso 1.0 GL MT.