Nobody is surprised.
From what I've seen so far, I really like the new Renault Twingo. It's a cheap little city car with a lot of traits I really love — especially the rear engine/rear wheel drive part. But it seems that because of those unique (for its segment, especially) reasons, it's going to have a hard time getting judged fairly.
The new Smart ForTwo will reach the US in August 2015, but the bigger ForFour will only join the party if there's enough demand to justify the homologation costs.
We love the new Renault Twingo, but I'm sure it has faults. Is inadequate washer fluid access one of them? Well, let's see.
One of my favorite cars from the 84th Geneva Motor Show must be the new Twingo. It's got a hidden engine in its boot which powers the rear wheels. That's pretty much the perfect recipe for an agile compact, but it's also unusual nowadays and different doesn't always sell in the automotive world. Corollas do.
The original Renault Twingo is right there at the top next to such European economy car classics as Giugiaro's Fiat Panda, the Mini, the Golf, and the Peugeot 205. Two decades have passed since its introduction, but it's still a funky little bubble.
As part of a bizarre ad campaign, Renaultsport got Margot Laffite (F1 driver Jacque Laffite's daughter) to lap the ‘Ring in a Twingo RS with a fetching young lady onboard holding a goldfish. Attention goldfish, nous approchons le Carrousel!
"For me, a car is like cooking," says the Italian chef who covered the interior of this one in Penne. "It is a discovery, a movement, a journey to other people." In addition to this pasta car, there's one that's been filled with Louis XIV furniture and one that's been made into a library.
What better way to show off your sporty new hatch than to place it next to a new formula one car? The new Twingo Renault Sport model
bowed will bow with the latest F1 car from Renault at the Geneva Motor Show in March. This Twingo gets a new 1.6L engine good for 133 horsepower, sporty five-spoke wheels and a specially…