How Many Friends You Need At The DMV For An American Avantime To Fly?

Apparently, there's a Renault Avantime in Farmington, Michigan that can be yours for $11,500. But how do you register such a car without waiting until 2026 to do so? » 1/23/15 12:53pm 1/23/15 12:53pm

The Coupéspace Is The Car Which Became the Renault Avantime

It was 13 years ago, at the 1999 Geneva Motor Show, that Renault unveiled its Coupéspace concept, the didactic branding hinting at its origins: an Espace minivan turned into a coupé. This is the car which became the Renault Avantime, which was so avant of its time that the market demanded a total of 8,557 cars before… » 5/17/12 1:30pm 5/17/12 1:30pm

Why The Renault Avantime Is Still So Heartbreakingly Cool

After driving the new BMW M5 to death, our friend Nino Karotta, a.k.a. Hungarian Wolverine, is back with something completely different: a pleasant, autumnal ride in a Renault Avantime, the greatest modern GT to emerge from Europe. » 1/11/12 4:30pm 1/11/12 4:30pm

The Lamborghini-Engined Gullwing Minivan

A 455-hp V-12 from the Countach Quattrovalvole? A pair of gullwing doors? Minivans may be more boring than watching paint dry, but every rule has an exception. This is it. » 6/14/10 2:30pm 6/14/10 2:30pm

Renault Avantime: For Sumo Champions And The Rest Who Enjoy Boundless…

An eccentric, failed French minivan-coupé first owned by a Brobdingnagian sumo champion is actually one of the greatest grand tourers ever made. » 1/20/10 1:00pm 1/20/10 1:00pm

What's The Strangest-Looking Coupe Ever?

The Mini Coupé has an exterior design that's certainly polarizing, even by coupe conversion standards, but it's far from the most bizarre-looking. Two-door aficionados, rise up! What's the strangest coupe ever? » 8/26/09 11:00am 8/26/09 11:00am