As guest members of ZE ZOE TEAM in the sixth Monte-Carlo ZENN Rally (for Zero Emission No Noise), we could hardly have hoped for a better finish. There were four ZOEs in the first four places. And as well as claiming a podium position, our little team of bloggers (from AUTOcult.fr and Automobile-Propre.com) also won the low consumption trophy in this FIA international championship event!
In this year's Monte Carlo ZENN Rally, ZE ZOE TEAM has entered four Renault ZOE cars, manned by a surprising mix of real specialists in regularity and eco-driving rallies along with some absolute beginners. The variety is working well: interaction among the four teams is great, and the results are there, with Renault ZOE taking the first three places in the overall ranking after the first leg in the 2015 Monte Carlo ZENN Rally.
Who would have imagined it? Renault ZOE in the Monte Carlo Rally? Just a couple of weeks after the World Rally Championship event, ZE ZOE TEAM arrived at the port of Monaco to defend its ZENN title, in a rather special environment.
Both of the big stars unveiled to the public at the Renault stand at the Geneva Motor Show last week were fitted with the R-Link 2 connected multimedia tablet, designed for the ultimate in motoring multimedia convenience with fully customizable individual driver experiences.
Discover everything you missed on our infamous virtual tour of the Renault and Dacia stands.
Following on from its initial showing to journalists in February, Renault's new-born, Kadjar, will be making its début appearance to the public at large at our stand at the Geneva Motor Show tomorrow. We're expecting a lot of visitors, come to admire its sleek profile and sophisticated interior in the current range, plus two versions: Xmod and Bose.
Inaugurated on the Clio R.S. in 2005, the Trophy badge symbolises sharper handling and increased performance coupled with exclusivity and distinctive styling. In the slipstream of the Mégane R.S. Trophy’s 2014 launch, the Clio R.S. 220 EDC Trophy now features the same winning ingredients and joins this limited-edition series of high-performance models that reflect the passion of Renault Sport’s engineers… and fulfil their exacting demands.
Special versions to cover every need
At this year's Geneva Motor Show, Dacia is celebrating a ten-year-long success story that started with the release of Logan in 2005 across Europe and the Mediterranean Rim. There's a lot new at the Dacia stand, starting with the anniversary party trimmings.
The main new attraction at the Renault stand this year is Kadjar, presented to the press on 2 February and making its first public appearance at the Geneva Motor Show. Visitors will also discover (or rediscover) the new Renault Espace, unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in the autumn, and a Renault Sport exclusive, the new Clio RS 200 EDC Trophy. Here are some highlight pictures from the Renault stand.