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When I was a kid living in Germany, I remember seeing Renault Sport Spiders all over the place.

When I was a kid living in Germany, I remember seeing Renault Sport Spiders all over the place. It, along with cars like the Opel Speedster and, strangely, the first-generation Audi TT, jump-started my love of cars. And how could it not? Mid engine, rear-drive, manual, incredibly light, looks like a toy—it’s a recipe…Read more… […]

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This Rarely-Seen Sketch Suggests An Alternate History From When Renault Bought AMC

Our pals over at Car Design Archives found this remarkable sketch on eBay, and only just posted it today, making this likely the first time it’s been seen publicly. It’s a sketch of a proposed American-market truck, based on the Renault 12, and dating from 1979, the year Renault bought AMC. What would AMC and […]

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Renault Wants To Have This Striking All-Electric Autonomous Car On The Road By 2022

French automaker Renault has made its intentions with the autonomous driving world well-known, and at the Geneva Motor Show it showed how it might proceed into the future with an electric autonomous car called the EZ-GO. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Best Part Of 2018 Will Be That You Can Bring A Twingo To America

In case you’re not aware, there’s a larger-than-you’d-think group of gearheads who are literally counting down the days until the first-generation of Renault’s delightful city car, the Twingo, is old enough to be imported to America. These people are not wrong to feel this way. The Twingo is fantastic, and the more we…Read more… Continue […]

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In Insane Move, Renault Buys Stake In Media Company To Entertain Self-Driving Car Passengers

As part of an ambitious plan to deploy fully-autonomous cars within the next five years, French automaker Renault said on Wednesday that it purchased a 40 percent stake in a media company to entertain passengers in driverless vehicles.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Toro Rosso Confirms Gasly And Hartley As The Drivers Who Will Suffer Under Honda

The prophecy that has been foretold (and very poorly kept as a secret) has been fulfilled. One highly talented Le Mans winner, Brendon Hartley, and one promising 2016 GP2 champ, Pierre Gasly, shall be Toro Rosso’s sacrifices to the Honda power unit demons. All hail the dark lord of engine woe! Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Nissan Becomes The Latest Manufacturer To Join Formula E

Formula E is like that restaurant near campus all of the college students flock to. It’s not as Instagram worthy as other spots, but it’s inexpensive, practical and gets the job done. Nissan, following behind the manufacturer crowd with its headphones in and backpack halfway zipped, just asked for a seat at the bar.Read more… […]

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There Are Cats On This Formula One Car

Circuit of the Americas has a population of feral cats, as many large places tend to attract. Alanis and I went looking for COTA’s cats once and found none. But now Renault—beautiful Renault—put the cats on their Formula One car. We’ve found the cats! The cats are here! Rejoice! Cats!Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Fernando Alonso Still Isn’t Sure If He’ll Stay With The McLaren F1 Team

Here’s something you probably didn’t know: The McLaren-Honda Formula One team isn’t great these days. Wild, right? The team’s two-time champ, Fernando Alonso, has threatened to leave all year in the same vein as a teenager saying they’ll never talk to you again, and he’s still not sure if he’ll stay around.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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