New Mégane – Now Also With Plug-in Hybrid Option

Posted by on 03 Mar 2020 under New Car Launches, News, Renault, Renault Megane

Megane Plug-in Hybrid

Renault’s Mégane To Be Offered With A Plug-In Hybrid Option

The Renault Mégane has been around since 1995 and sold more than 7 million units. The fourth generation is now either getting a major facelift or this will be a new generation of Mégane altogether. Why are we uncertain? It is a bit of still the same with a lot of brand new and a healthy dollop of wow!


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Renault Triber Fills A 7-seat Gap In The Market

Posted by on 20 Jan 2020 under New Car Launches, News, Renault Triber

Renault Triber

Renault’s New 7-Seater Triber

There is a gap in the South African Renault lineup. It sits just above the super affordable and very popular Kwid, a slightly bigger, more versatile model. Full of features, but still very affordable. Enough power, but light on fuel. Enter the brand new Renault Triber.


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The Kwid Climber: 5 Reasons to Book That Test Drive

Posted by on 03 Jan 2020 under New Car Launches, Renault Kwid

2020 Renault Kwid

2020 Renault Kwid

The Renault Kwid Climber has a lot in common with a braaibroodjie – it’s tasty-looking, affordable and (most importantly) everybody loves it. Even people who say they don’t, kinda do. All kidding aside, the Kwid Climber has been making major inroads in the entry-level segment since it’s South African release in the first quarter of 2018, and it’s easy to see why.


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Renault Kwid – The Best-seller Just Got Better

Posted by on 30 Dec 2019 under New Car Launches, Renault Kwid

Renault’s New Kwid

Renault’s New Kwid

The bestselling Renault just got a whole lot better. The revamped Renault Kwid has just landed on our shores and it is a significant step up from the first one.


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New Renault Captur Redefines Elegant Grit

Posted by on 08 Dec 2019 under Blog, New Car Launches, Renault Captur

Renault Captur

Renault’s 2019 Captur

Renault Captur fans have been biting at the bit for the 2019 model to hit showroom floors and they certainly weren’t disappointed when it did. The Captur has always been a staunch favourite with the local compact SUV crowd (in fact, over 1.2 million units have been sold globally since its launch back in 2013!) and the elegant updates that had been made to the existing design have only served to cement its popularity even further.


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Renault Bakkie Could Be Based On The Mitsubishi Triton

Posted by on 01 Dec 2019 under New Car Launches, Renault Alaskan

Renault Alaskan

Renault’s New Triton-based Bakkie

Since Australia has rejected the Renault Alaskan, reports from Down Under suggest that a new Renault bakkie might be on the cards. In a statement from Renault Australia’s managing director, Anouk Poelmann said that the company is “not walking away” from the bakkie segment but that they were looking at “other opportunities”.


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New SA-Bound Renault Captur Ups The Ante

Posted by on 24 Nov 2019 under New Car Launches, Renault Captur

2020 Renault Captur

Renault’s Captur for 2020

Since the Renault Captur was first introduced in 2013, the brand has come a long way to where it is today. In fact, it is one of their most important cars as they sell more than the Renault Clio and the Renault Megane. They’ve invested a lot of time and money in the second-generation Renault Captur and it has certainly paid off.


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Renault’s Small EV May Spark Affordable Revolution

Posted by on 03 Nov 2019 under Electric Vehicles, New Car Launches, News, Renault Kwid

Renault City K-ZE

Renault City K-ZE: The KWID-based EV

Sometimes major events start with a bang, sometimes they are almost silent. Quiet, like an electric car.

This major event was the launch of the electric Renault City K-ZE in China. It is based on the super affordable Renault Kwid first launched in the Indian market. The City K-ZE could well be the most important car of this century thus far.


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The New Renault Triber Is Coming To South Africa

Posted by on 23 Sep 2019 under New Car Launches, News, Renault, Renault Triber

Renault Triber

Renault Triber Coming to SA!

Its official, the new seven-seater Renault Triber is coming to South Africa in 2020. The new Triber is built on Renault’s modular CMF-A+ platform that also underpins the Kwid hatchback. It is the epitome of “value-for-money” slotting in seamlessly above the Renault Kwid and likely set to challenge the Datsun GO+.

The French automaker confirmed that the 2020 Renault Triber will be manufactured in Chennai and sold to the eager public in India at a very competitive price toward the second half of 2019. This new addition to the Renault family has been described as a “joint project” between their Indian and French teams.


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Second Generation Renault Captur Coming To South Africa

Posted by on 12 Aug 2019 under New Car Launches, News, Renault, Renault Captur

Second Generation Renault Captur

Second Generation Renault Captur Models

The all-new second-generation Renault Captur crossover is bound for South Africa and we couldn’t be more excited. Judging from a few ‘not-so-secret’ spy shots, it certainly looks the part while showing off the new modular CMF-B platform with an eye on electrification along with level 2 semi-autonomous driving tech.


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