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.
he 6th Rallye Monte-Carlo « ZENN » (Zero Emission – No Noise) is open to competitors with an electric vehicle whose autonomy is less than 250 km. Renault innovates this year by giving the key of one of its Renault ZOE to one selected blogger. Discover his experience.
We knew the Renault ZOE was special. Now it’s official. Because this weekend, while you were mowing the lawn or reading the paper, Team ZOE scooped 5 trophies at the Monte-Carlo ZENN (Zero Emissions No Noise) Rally. Yes, we literally won everything!
The Aïcha des Gazelles Rally, created in 1990, is a 100% women’s competition. The aim of the 200 or so participants is to drive as few kilometers as possible. Rather than speed and time, the key aspects of this singular contest are endurance, orientation and eco-driving, along with unwavering team spirit.
The 2013 edition of the Rallye Monte-Carlo historique (Jan 27-Feb 1st), was the occasion to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Alpine-Renault 1-2-3, with the participation of 5 berlinettes A110. Behind their wheels, some legends, like the winner of the 1973 rally, or Jean Ragnotti, Jean Vinatier and Alain Serpaggi. Back then, the first place was held by Jean-Claude Andruet and "Biche" ("Doe"), which widely contributed to the winning of the World Rallies Championship by Alpine-Renault in 1973. This year, 2 Alpine won 1st and 2nd place.
On January 5, the competitors in the 2013 Dakar Rally will set off on an 8,000 km trail across Peru, Argentina and Chile. Keen to take part in the fifth edition held in South America, Renault Argentina has entered two teams behind the wheel of a Renault Duster. Beware fellows, the course includes dizzying peaks, desert expanses and rocky roads...
Amazing gazelles, on board their Dacia Duster! This week-end in Essaouira, the Dacia crossover blew everyone away. Indeed, 3 Duster's made it to the top, by ranking first in the crossover category, in this 22nd edition of the Rally Aïcha des Gazelles.