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Daniel Ricciardo to quit Red Bull to join Renault in 2019 F1 season

Australian racing driver Daniel Ricciardo will quit Red Bull Racing at the end of the current Formula 1 season to join Renault, where he'll race alongside the team's current driver Nico Hülkenberg in the 2019 season. It means Ricciardo will replace Renault's other current driver Carlos Sainz, who is rumored to replace Stoffel Vandoorne at McLaren next...

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2019 Renault Mégane RS Trophy revealed with 296 horsepower

Renault's RS version of its Golf-rivaling Mégane hatchback is already one of the fastest front-wheel-drive cars in production, but a more hardcore version with extra power and fewer pounds has been revealed. The car is the Mégane RS Trophy, and it comes with a 1.8-liter turbocharged inline-4 good for 296 horsepower and 310 pound-feet (295 with...

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2019 Renault Mégane RS Trophy spy shots

Renault's RS version of its Golf-rivaling Mégane hatchback (shown below) is already one of the fastest front-wheel-drive cars in production. Soon, a more hardcore version with extra power and fewer pounds will arrive, and we've just caught a prototype being pushed hard at the Nürburgring. To be called the Mégane RS Trophy, the car was...

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Renault rolls out F1-inspired Clio RS 18 hot hatch

Renault's Clio subcompact is quite popular in Europe thanks to its small size and relatively long features list. To help bolster the range and boost sales further, Renault offers a sporty variant known as the Clio RS. It's the French firm's rival to cars like the Ford Fiesta ST and Volkswagen Polo GTI. Now, Renault has rolled out a special Clio RS 18 model...

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Renault envisions a self-driving ride-share future with EZ-GO concept

French automaker Renault unveiled Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show an electric self-driving car concept that the automaker says could be part of a fleet of ride-share vehicles ready to be summoned by users as early as 2022. It's a strategy similar to the one Daimler is pursuing with its Car2Go car-share, except that the French brand's...

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Nissan Formula E car gets Nismo-ized livery for inaugural season

The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance races in both Formula One and Formula E. For the 2018 season, Renault is represented in both series, but Nissan is replacing corporate partner Renault Formula E for the 2018/2019 season. A Nissan prepares to enter the world of all-electric open-wheel racing, it introduced an official livery on Tuesday at the 2018...

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McLaren’s Renault-powered 2018 F1 car revealed

Meet the new Renault-powered McLaren race car for the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship: the MCL33. The car is decked out in a historic livery that borrows the papaya orange and blue color scheme that graced McLaren's earliest F1 cars, and it also features the new Halo cockpit protection system and revised engine cowl design that all F1 cars in the 2018...

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Alpine A110 enters production at historic Dieppe plant

It's been a long time coming, but Alpine's A110 is finally in production. Some readers will recall Alpine's parent company, Renault, first announced plans for the car in 2012. It was originally to be developed alongside a similar model from Caterham, but the British firm pulled out of the deal two years later. Thankfully Renault forged...

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