The Poor Renault Twingo's Never Going To Get A Fair Shake

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. » 9/12/14 10:30pm 9/12/14 10:30pm

70% Of The New Renault Twingo Will Make It To America

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. » 3/27/14 3:20pm 3/27/14 3:20pm

Yes, That's An Engine In The Hatch Of This Awesome French City Car

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. » 3/04/14 4:30pm 3/04/14 4:30pm

Would You Believe This Brilliant Design Is Already 20-Years-Old?

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. » 12/13/13 12:40pm 12/13/13 12:40pm

Two Women, A Fishbowl, And A Renault On The Nürburgring

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! » 7/18/12 12:20pm 7/18/12 12:20pm

This car’s interior is covered in pasta

"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. » 12/27/11 4:00pm 12/27/11 4:00pm

Renault Twingo V8 Trophy Picks Up Where Clio V6 Left Off

Remember the Renault Clio V6? Well Lazareth has taken the basic concept of sticking a big engine in the back seats of a little car one step further with a tinier Twingo and a bigger, Range Rover-sourced V8. » 10/26/09 4:30pm 10/26/09 4:30pm

Renault Twingo Brings Strippers And Moms Together

The new European commercial for the Renault Twingo » 11/24/08 3:30pm 11/24/08 3:30pm is a reminder of the old country's ability to have fun little econoboxes like the mixed with saucy, suggestive advertisements. Conceived by advertising firm Publicis, the safe-for-work 30-second spot proclaims "we live in modern times" though, in America, we're not…

First Video Game Drive: Twingo Renault Sport

Those Renault people are on their game — literally: The same day the official Twingo Renault Sport » 8/25/08 1:40pm 8/25/08 1:40pm details come out, they've dropped a Twingo racing game onto their website. Now, it's not; however, it is pretty entertaining for a web application (which requires an .exe install, we expect to be deluged with Renault…

Twingo Renault Sport Pocket Rocket, Now With 133 HP And Awesome Pedals

The latest sporty Renault to hatch is the Twingo Renault Sport. The newest Twingo RS gets a whopping 33 HP boost from the most potent Twingo RS of yore, up to 133 HP and 117 lb-ft of torque from its 1.6 liter, 16-valve four. Combined with a 60mm wider track, 10mm lower stance, a set of stiffer springs and some bigger… » 8/25/08 10:40am 8/25/08 10:40am

Renault Twingo Sport Debuts At Geneva Motor Show

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… » 1/31/08 2:15pm 1/31/08 2:15pm