Renault Twingo, test it on the road. Agile and with new engines – QN Engines


Two new engines, bright colors and jaunty and an excellent ease in moving into the strait. Enough to tackle the city traffic and discover a ready answer.

Along the streets of the outskirts of Rome, the congested for a sudden block of the metro in peak hour, the new Twingo has passed without hesitation a tour-de-force citizen, entering with a certain authority when there was the possibility to press on the accelerator.

All in a suggestive visit to the works of art imprinted on the buildings of some of the neighborhoods historians of the capital. We talk about a car that allows itself to be led with great naturalness, that like , especially to women (70% of sales are in Italy), good roominess and spaciousness.

The city car of Renault is a long history that began in 1993, landed today in the third generation one sold in Europe of 3.7 million specimens, of which 450 thousand in Italy.

This is a redesign is not revolutionary , but innovative, in step with the times. The rear-wheel drive introduced in 2014 together with the cinque portand is the excellent turning radius of 4.3 metres, the best of category award to the Twingo a valuable card to play for that is his mission, to move with dexterity in the routes nationals , but also in parking lots.

The offer, as regards the petrol engine, but with theSCe65, driven also by the newly licensed, with manual transmission, 5-speed a consumption of almost 20 miles per gallon (reduced emissions 100 g/km), but especially with TCe95, model much more dynamic, engine, turbo, 95 horsepower, also available with an automatic gearbox robotized speed up to 160 km/h and consumption is also acceptable in the urban section.

Two of the engines are brand new that are located under the trunk, three of the preparations: the base (Duel), with a budget devoted to essential, Duel2 (from 12.450 euro), it was intended to have a greater penetration of the Italian market, with a complete multimedia system, and, finally, l’Intens (13.950 euros), with reversing camera, cruise control, fog lamps, alloy wheels.

Cool, agile, and connected

These are the strong points highlighted by the men from Renault. The new design of the bumper, the grille, the strong impact of the rear, the air intake that gives a tone more sporty (but also cools the motor), the optical groups integrated with the daytime running lights are the elements that on the plane of aesthetics do not go unnoticed. Like the trunk opening with a single click. Without neglecting a range of 8 colours including the new Yellow Mango and White Quartz.

On the front of connectivity, new the multimedia system Easy-Link for the first time in the Renault, the radio R&GO, the screen 7-inch touch screen purchased with Apple and Android. Under the profile of the driving assistance, system available lane-keeping, aid in hill starts, the sensors in the rear and it is Not anticipated at the time of a declination power. Doors open on the weekend 8/9 and 15/16 June.

Also comes with LPG

Only for the Italian market until the end of the year it is proposed the model, not up to date, gasoline/Lpg, named Twingo Generation, at a price of 12.450 euro.

Paolo Reggianini

Last edit: June 17, 2019



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