RENAULT

20th April 2017
Renault-20-1976

Tangerine Dream: Renault 20 TS

PetrolBlog stumbles across a Dutch TV ad for the Renault 20 TS, complete with evocative Tangerine Dream soundtrack.
28th September 2016
Renault 7 Spain

Spanish Shatchback: 3 into 5 makes the Renault 7

PetrolBlog makes a case for the defence of the Spanish Renault 7, arguing that it deserves to be categorised as a good Shatchback. What do you think?
24th September 2016
Renualt 8 Gordini

The Manor of the Automobile is French car heaven

PetrolBlog visits the Manor of the Automobile in France and discovers that it's a little like French car heaven on earth.
29th July 2016
Renault Olympique Albertville 1992

The Renault Olympic 92 range was a bit of all-white

In 1992, Renault lent 1,500 cars to the Olympic Organisation Committee for the Winter Games in Albertville. The limited edition cars were rather special.
21st July 2016
2000 Megane Cabriolet roof down

Rescued three goats; bought a Renault Megane Convertible

PetrolBlog travels to Dorset to buy three goats and ends up returning home in a Renault Megane Convertible. Needless to say, the goats travelled separately.
11th May 2016
Renault 14 TS

The Renault 14 was ‘quite a nice car’

Nice pear? According to a 1983 review in the Motorists Guide, the Renault 14 was 'quite a nice car', but one that was unlikely impress the neighbours.
30th March 2016

Oh Nicole, the Mk1 Renault Clio has aged so well

Papa! As the Mk1 Renault Clio celebrates its 25th anniversary, PetrolBlog asks, which has aged better, the Mk1 Clio or Nicole?
19th March 2016
Renault Laguna Evado concept

Renault Evado: the best Laguna we never got?

PetrolBlog asks, is the Renault Evado concept, unveiled at the 1995 Geneva Motor Show, the best Laguna we never got? Some 'wood' say so...
5th January 2016
Renault 5 Gordini

Billy and the Renault 5 Gordini

Line up your cheese footballs and don your party hats, because the Renault 5 Gordini – or more specifically, the Renault 5 Alpine – is turning 40 […]
14th July 2015
1995 Renault Twingo Coupe concept

Feeling blue: the Renault Twingo Coupe concept

According to the AA, blue is now the nation's favourite colour. Which gives us the perfect excuse to show you the Renault Twingo Coupe concept of 1995.
8th July 2015
Renault Talisman launch in France

Sacré bleu: the Renault Talisman isn’t for the UK

The Renault Talisman is here. Only it isn't. In fact, there's absolutely no chance of the big French saloon coming to the UK. Goddammit.
14th May 2015
Red Renault 11 Turbo phase 2

Renault 11 Turbo: best of the breed?

Forget the 205 and Golf GTI. For David Milloy there's only one 80s hot hatch - the brilliant Renault 11 Turbo. He should know - he actually owned one.