News: INNOVATIVE NEW RENAULT MEGANE R.S. TROPHY OPENS FOR ORDER

It’s been brought to MotorMartin’s attention recently that Renault Sport’s New Mégane R.S. 300 Trophy has now gone on sale with deliveries starting from February 2019. Why is this important news? Renault say that an increase in power to 300hp … Continue reading News: INNOVATIVE NEW RENAULT MEGANE R.S. TROPHY OPENS FOR ORDER

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News: RENAULT SHOWCASES ITS ELECTRIC RANGE IN REGENT STREET

Renault have explained to MotorMartin that they are planning to display their electric technology at the forthcoming Regent Street Motor Show. The all-electric ZOE supermini will be a central feature at the event, which takes place in central London on Saturday 3 November. ZOE will be exhibited alongside the, still cool looking, Twizy urban quadricycle. For those that don’t know, the Regent Street Motor Show is open from 10.30am until 4pm and is the UK’s most popular free-to-view motor show. It routinely attracts a crowd of around half a million spectators. Renault have commented that they will display their multiple … Continue reading News: RENAULT SHOWCASES ITS ELECTRIC RANGE IN REGENT STREET

News: RENAULT SPORT RACING AND BP STRENGTHEN STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP

Excitement is increasing at the #MotorMartinRacing desk as plans from the big and small race teams are now being finalised, especially so as the following story reminded us all of the oncoming F1 season. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that building on their first season together, and a successful meeting between Renault Chairman, CEO Carlos Ghosn and BP Group Chief Executive Bob Dudley during which they shared their vision for the future, BP, Castrol and Renault Sport Formula One Team will collaborate in a number of areas, both on and off the track. In addition to the fuel and lubricants … Continue reading News: RENAULT SPORT RACING AND BP STRENGTHEN STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP

News: RENAULT CROSSOVER RANGE EVEN MORE APPEALING IN 2018

Renault have shared with the news desk up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, a new tempting offer to beat the January Blues with up to £2,000 off a new crossover when customers part exchange their old car. Customers will have to be quick, though, as the offer will end 31st March 2018. As part of the offer, customers can part exchange any old car and receive up to £500 off the rugged New Captur small-crossover, up to £1,500 on the muscular family-size Kadjar or £2,000 off the sophisticated All-New Koleos large SUV. What’s more, this offer can be … Continue reading News: RENAULT CROSSOVER RANGE EVEN MORE APPEALING IN 2018

News: CHRISTMAS USED TREATS AND REVIEW OF THE YEAR

MotorMartin enjoys receiving news from Mycarcheck.com’s valuation experts as it more often than not starts a new search for vehicles to join the growing MotorMartin fleet of cars and motorcycles and it’s all because Mycarcheck.com reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose a car and bike of the month. Vehicle valuation manager at mycarcheck.com, Jon Wheeler, shared with MotorMartin recently that: “A treat for Christmas, the Clio RenaultSport 200 is a popular used hot hatch option, offering high-performance fun at a tempting price. Cosmetically, it is essentially a facelifted 197, but there’s much more to it … Continue reading News: CHRISTMAS USED TREATS AND REVIEW OF THE YEAR

News: GROUPE RENAULT INAUGURATES NEW ALPINE A110 PRODUCTION LINE IN DIEPPE, FRANCE

Carlos Ghosn, Renault Chairman and CEO and France’s Minister for Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire, has shared with MotorMartin that he has recently inaugurated the new Alpine A110 production line at Groupe Renault’s Alpine facility in Dieppe, Normandy, the brand’s original home. Together, Mr Ghosn and Mr Le Maire inspected the production line dedicated to Alpine’s new sports car. “The revival of Alpine production in Dieppe, where the original Berlinette was made almost 50 years ago, presented us with a challenge, but we rose to it together, with backing from the state, the region, the local urban district, Groupe … Continue reading News: GROUPE RENAULT INAUGURATES NEW ALPINE A110 PRODUCTION LINE IN DIEPPE, FRANCE

News: RENAULT UNVEILS A NEW GENERATION PETROL ENGINE – TO LAUNCH FIRST ON SCÉNIC AND GRAND SCÉNIC

Renault have shared with the news desk up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that they have introduced a new direct injection turbocharged petrol engine co-developed by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Daimler. Inaugurated on the Scénic and Grand Scénic line-up it will be progressively offered in the Renault range from 2018. This new engine offers significant improvement in driving pleasure, with better torque at low rpm and greater and constant availability at high rpm, while reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Philippe Brunet, Alliance Global VP – Powertrain & Electric Vehicles, Explained to MotorMartin that: “Our new petrol … Continue reading News: RENAULT UNVEILS A NEW GENERATION PETROL ENGINE – TO LAUNCH FIRST ON SCÉNIC AND GRAND SCÉNIC

News: RENAULT ZOE VOTED ‘BEST SMALL COMPANY CAR’ AT THE CARBUYER AWARDS 2018

It’s been explained to the news desk up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the game-changing range of the all-electric Renault ZOE has contributed to the stylish city car being voted the ‘Best Small Company Car’ at the Carbuyer Awards 2018, which were held recently at a ceremony in London. The award recognises that the Renault ZOE, with its ultra-low running costs, impressive range of up to 250 miles (NEDC), represents an unbeatable proposition for business users searching for a compact car that will be both exceptionally efficient and usable. After judging the ZOE on a whole host … Continue reading News: RENAULT ZOE VOTED ‘BEST SMALL COMPANY CAR’ AT THE CARBUYER AWARDS 2018

News: RENAULT KADJAR VOTED ‘BEST ROAD TAX-FREE CAR’ AT CARBUYER AWARDS 2018

Renault have confirmed with MotorMartin recently the fact that their impressive Kadjar has underlined its efficiency and frugal running costs by being voted the ‘Best Road Tax-Free Car’ at the Carbuyer Awards 2018. It’s been explained that the award is the latest in a rapidly-increasing number of accolades to be bestowed on the stylish Kadjar. The Carbuyer judging panel chose the Kadjar as their victor after seeing how it makes it possible for car buyers to enjoy all the benefits and comfort of a sizeable crossover, while at the same time saving money and lowering the environmental impact of their … Continue reading News: RENAULT KADJAR VOTED ‘BEST ROAD TAX-FREE CAR’ AT CARBUYER AWARDS 2018

News: RENAULT WINS ELECTRIC VEHICLE MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR AT GREENFLEET AWARDS 2017

There’s no doubt that something needs to be done regarding sustainable options for powering our personal vehicles in the future and some manufacturers are further ahead than others when it comes to offering ‘real life’ solutions. One such manufacturer is most definitely Renault, who have shared with MotorMartin recently that they have been awarded the title of Electric Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year at the 2017 GreenFleet awards held at a ceremony in Coventry last night. Renault explained that they were was also commended in the City Car Manufacturer of the Year category. Renault offers a range of affordable all-electric … Continue reading News: RENAULT WINS ELECTRIC VEHICLE MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR AT GREENFLEET AWARDS 2017