Thursday, November 28, 2019

Renault DeZir (2010)

DeZir was the first Renault project to be led by Laurens van den Acker and exemplifies the brand's new philosophy with regard to design. It also marks the implementation of the strategy based on the notion of "life cycle". The first step involves falling in love, an experience that is perfectly illustrated by DeZir's powerful, sensuous styling and bright red finish; red being the colour associated with passion.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Renault 8 Gordini (1964-1970)

On October 1, 1964, a small, blue saloon car with two white stripes was unveiled to visitors to the Paris Motor Show. Its price (11,500F) and its performance levels (170 km/h, standing km: 33 seconds) made it a very attractive proposition. This was the Renault 8 Gordini.

Thursday, November 14, 2019


This week, petrolheads all over the world are thrilled enough about the premiere of the FORD v FERRARI film (Le Mans '66 in the UK) describing the story of Ford vs Ferrari adventure in endurance racing back in 60ies. Here at Équipe Gordini, we are equally excited, and we would also like to remember the story of Alpine Renault of that period.

Friday, November 1, 2019

When Kimi Räikkönen visited Aubevoye Centre

Back in September 2012, the Aubevoye Technical Centre welcomed Kimi Räikkönen. The then Lotus F1 Team pilot learned about the benches where the Renault Clio IV was being tested at the moment, got to drive Alpine concept A110-50 and meet Renault employees.