Was The Car Rose And Jack Had Sex In Really On The Titanic?

I think the biggest thing that kept me from being a preteen girl in the late '90s, other than my age and gender, was an inability to sit through the movie Titanic without retching. Still, there's no denying the impact of the movie, or the pivotal role played by a certain windows-dripping-with-condensation 1912 Renault. » 4/11/12 12:00pm 4/11/12 12:00pm

Renault Goes Whole Hog on the French Racing Blue

Founded by the Italian racing driver Amédée Gordini, the Gordini company was a Formula One constructor who got their best result, a third place, at the 1950 British Grand Prix, the very first F1 race. Gordini later became what AMG is to Mercedes-Benz, an in-house engine tuner who created hot versions of the company’s… » 4/06/12 2:00pm 4/06/12 2:00pm

Watch Flame-Spitting Hatches Go Crazy On The Track

There's wild oversteer, brutal crashes, NASCAR-grade drafting, and it all comes from pint-sized European econoboxes. This is the 1981 European Championship of the Renault R5 Turbo Cup. They're tiny, they're adorable, and yet they're also these fire breathing mid-engined monsters. Watch them tear each other to pieces. » 1/12/12 1:00pm 1/12/12 1:00pm

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 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix in Crayola

There really is nothing like the glory of changing weather conditions for sprinkling fairy dust on a Grand Prix. A shot of rain on a cool day was enough to turn the tedium of the Hungaroring into a sparkling race to remember. It also didn’t hurt to have the sultan of capricious weather on the grid, hungry for a win. » 8/01/11 4:00pm 8/01/11 4:00pm

Ride along on the fastest FWD lap the Nürburgring has ever seen

Renault broke their own 'Ring record this past week when they recorded a very impressive 8:07.79 around the Nordschleife. The time was good enough to make Renault's new Megane RS Trophy the fastest production spec FWD car to ever lap the Nürburgring. While watching the record setting lap we had to keep reminding… » 6/18/11 2:00pm 6/18/11 2:00pm

F1 driver faces criminal complaint over Chinese night club fight

Adrian Sutil thought he escaped legal action after fleeing China following an incident where he accidentally/purposefully glossed Eric Lux — head of rival Renault F1-owning Genii Capital. Now Lux is pursuing legal action claiming "physical assault and grievous bodily harm." » 5/17/11 4:20pm 5/17/11 4:20pm