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Spy Shot: Renault Twingo (2005)

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The new Twingo has been a long time coming - and it's still a while off yet. New Renault boss Carlos Ghosn - a hard taskmaster who will not sign off any vehicle for production unless it is a dead cert to make a big profit - is reported to have sent Renault's design and development team back to the drawing board last summer.

The Twingo was always Renault's entry-level model; a cheap, roomy little runaround distinct from the Clio in the same way that the Ka is distinct from a Fiesta.

Renault, however, had planned to take it further upmarket and make it more luxurious. Ghosn is said to have argued that this would interfere with Clio sales and that the proposed design was not sufficiently characterful.

Whatever the truth behind this, we're unlikely to see a production version until at least 2007, suggested by the level of disguising on this prototype. It's clearly nowhere near a finished design.

Renault also has to distinguish the Twingo from its new budget saloon, the stripped-out Logan, and its affordable Modus MPV - all models based around the same Clio underpinnings, shared with the Nissan Micra.

Its body shape, under all the plastic, looks a lot like that of the Modus: a mini-MPV, one-box cabin, similar to that of the ground-breaking original Twingo.

It will, however, be considerably smaller than the Modus, as well as the Clio, and shorter than the booted Logan. Let's hope it has a "face" as unique and instantly-recognisable as its predecessor's.

The new Twingo is still expected to come, for the first time, in right-hand drive form


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Nice cover. :lol: Looks to be though a mini version of the megane.
 
It looks like its got a garbage bag on top of it :thumbsup:
 
For a sec, I thought they were testing it on the Nurburging... :lol:
 
pdanev said:
Nice cover. :lol: Looks to be though a mini version of the megane.

Im thinking more like a mini Clio... or a extended Modus
 
Ethan said:
pdanev said:
Nice cover. :lol: Looks to be though a mini version of the megane.

Im thinking more like a mini Clio... or a extended Modus

That's a point. Will they come out with more pointless variations of this one? Like a mini-MPV based on the twingo?
 
^^ whoa :shock: thats a big signiture m8 takes up 1/3 of my screen.
 
Ethan said:
pdanev said:
Nice cover. :lol: Looks to be though a mini version of the megane.

Im thinking more like a mini Clio... or a extended Modus

Forget that... I'ts a Micra with Renault badge!
 
real pics

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nose is (again) a bit long, but looks ok for the rest of it
 
:oops: the pics i posted are the clio

messed up the 2 models
 
:lol:

Oh, and new cars will be all like that.
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Pedestrian regulations... :thumbsdown:
 
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