There is still limited clarity on what Renault’ compact car for India next year is. To be unveiled in January 2012 (Auto Expo?), the hatchback can be the next generation Clio rendered here. However sources have told IAB that the next generation Clio might not be stationed on the V-Platform, meaning Renault’ V-Platform model and the Clio are two independent...

So, we’ve learnt from media reports about Renault’s next generation Clio using the V-Platform (from the Nissan Micra) and Renault’s V-Platform hatchback is also expected to look stylish and different compared to Micra. We’ve also seen spyshots of the clay model of the 2012 Clio and thought it was indeed stylish, before we looked at auto journal’s...

According to media reports, the 2012 Clio will be built on the Nissan Micra V-Platform. What’s better? – It could be manufactured at Renault-Nissan’s Oragadam facility, near Chennai. The 2012 Clio could use the Nissan Micra’s 1.2-liter 3-cylinder petrol engine and perhaps even the 1.5-liter diesel motor. It is way too early to ascertain any technical...

Renault is all set for a new innings in the Indian market. Its Joint Venture with M&M has not really worked out with the Logan selling only 1/10th of the number of units that was initially planned per month. The Logan might be upgraded with a new sub 1.2litre engine along with an under 4m length & relaunched with a lower price tag but beyond that, there would...

The 2012 Renault Clio uses the Nissan V-Platform Here’s another artist representation of the upcoming Renault Clio, which according to reports, will be manufactured at the company’s recently inaugurated facility in Chennai starting 2012. The Renault Clio (see leaked images of clay model) will make use of the Nissan V-Platform and probably the same 1.2-liter...

The next generation Renault Clio will be built on Nissan V-Platform. More importantly, according to Autocar UK, it will be built in Renault-Nissan’s factory in Oragadam, near Chennai in the next few years. When IAB interacted with Marc Nassif, Country General Manager for Renault at the Auto Expo, he said the existing Clio and Megane were too expensive for the Indian...

We reported on the leaked 2012 Renault Clio clay models last month and speculated on the chances of the compact hatchback arriving in India. Well, we’ve got more news to share. A French Auto magazine has published images of what it claims will be the 2012 Renault Clio. A good scoop and a very good photoshop work. The 2012 Renualt Clio could use inspiration from...

You can never be sure of the world these days. You send something to someone for assessment or courtesy and the next minute they advertise it and take your trust for a ride. The 2012 Renault Clio clay model photographs have crawled their way to the Internet. The car looks a lot curvy and fleshy compared to the existing one. The side profile calls to mind the Suzuki Swift,...