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Renault Twin’Run Concept Is Everything We Love About French Hatchbacks

Renault, recognizing that its lineup was disturbingly short of insanity, has now built a follow-up to the Clio V6 and R5 Turbo, although it’s strictly labeled as a concept. It’s called the Twin’Run Concept, and is the ultimate expression of the Twin’Z EV and Twingo city car.

By Brandon Turkus | May 24, 2013
Geneva 2012: Nissan Invitation Concept

Joining the Hi-Cross and Infiniti Emerge-E at the Nissan exhibit is this diminutive hatchback. Called the Invitation, this concept car previews a future B-segment entry from Nissan that will slot between the tiny Micra city car and the relatively portly Juke crossover.

By Brandon Turkus | March 06, 2012
Rumors: Teaser—Toyota FT-Bh Hybrid

Due to be unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show next month, the Toyota FT-Bh represents the company’s view on an ultra-lightweight, full-hybrid city car.

By Doran Dal Pra | February 10, 2012
Geneva 2011: Smart Forspeed Concept

Smart will be showing a topless, electric concept car at the Geneva Motor Show this week. It has no roof or side windows, and has a low wind deflector instead of a proper windshield.

By John Beltz Snyder | February 28, 2011
Aston Martin Approves Cygnet For Production

Even though brand purists will probably be screaming bloody murder, and David Brown may be doing back flips in his grave, Aston Martin has officially approved the Toyota iQ-based Cygnet for production. The diminutive city car will receive an extensive revamp before it can wear the winged Aston Martin logo. The car will have new exterior body panels and a redesigned interior. Aston Martin is claiming the Cygnet will offer the same tailor-made feeling as one of the brand’s luxury GT cars. While details on this tailor-made feel are sketchy, expect a large crop of exterior colors, interior trims, and upholsteries to be made available to demanding customers.

By Brandon Turkus | October 11, 2010


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