John Siminster writes for the motoring section of The Independent.
01 June 2014 12:00 AM
Price: From £26,940 (range spans £25,690-£28,525). On sale now
Engine: 1,984cc, four cylinders, 16 valves, turbo, 280bhp at 5,350-6,600rpm, 258lb ft at 1,750-5,300rpm
Transmission: Six-speed gearbox, front-wheel drive
Performance: 155mph, 0-62 in 5.8 seconds, 42.8mpg official average, CO2 154g/km
27 April 2014 12:00 AM
30 March 2014 12:00 AM
Price: from £28,830
Engine: Electric, 170bhp; petrol, 37bhp
Transmission: Single-speed, clutchless, rear-wheel drive
Performance: 93mph, 0-62 in 7.9 secs, CO2 13g/km
Range: approx 90 miles electric only, 180 miles total
16 February 2014 12:00 AM
Cue spacy sci-fi soundtrack. The scene is a city suburb, the time not yet reached but within conceptual grasp. Straight dual carriageways laid out in a grid, linked by roundabouts and oddly free of restrictive speed limits, mark out some planner's vision of a car-dependent utopia.
09 February 2014 12:00 AM
Engine: 5,935c, V12 cylinders, 48 valves, 565bhp
Transmission: seven-speed paddle-shift gearbox, rear-wheel drive
Performance: 205mph, 0-62 in 3.9sec, 19.2mpg, CO2 343g/km
15 December 2013 12:00 AM
217mph with an electric motor. Wow
08 December 2013 12:00 AM
Renault's Captur is not quite what it seems, says John Simister
03 November 2013 12:00 AM
Engine: 6,592cc, V12 cylinders, twin turbochargers, 632bhp
Transmission: Eight-speed automatic, rear-wheel drive
Performance: 155mph, 0-60 in 4.4 seconds, 20.2mpg, CO2 327g/km
20 October 2013 12:00 AM
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