Mazda Sent Driven to Write An e-mail Today!

In it they explained that they are unveiling a new concept car, the Koeru. What else did they say?

2016 Mazda Koeru unveilled at the IAA: Mazda Press UK
2016 Mazda Koeru unveilled at the IAA: Mazda Press UK

That’s not the only bit of news: “Mazda’s IAA exhibition also features the all-new Mazda MX-5 roadster complete with a range of specially developed accessories. Among these are a space age boot-lid mounted luggage carrier in a solid yet ultra-lightweight carbon construction (to be offered with a matching Moncabas suitcase) and exclusive 17-inch alloy wheels in an asymmetrical diamond-cut look.” Continue reading “Mazda Sent Driven to Write An e-mail Today!”

2016 Renault Megane Interior Revealed

“The new Megane is an integral part of Renault’s design strategy renewal,” says Renault styling supremo Laurens Van Der Acker.

A bit dark in here, don´t you thingk? 2016 Renault Megane interior: Renault UK
A bit dark in here, don´t you think? 2016 Renault Megane interior: Renault UK

He goes on to say “Its dynamic lines project both sensuality and status, while its assertive proportions provide it with a well-planted stance on the road and its sculpted forms and strong shoulders hint at the brand’s Latin roots. It features a distinctive lighting signature  both front and rear, by day as well as by night, in its elegant interior exudes an unmistakeable cockpit feel.” Thanks, Laurens. It’s just dark. And very 2009.

What does he mean by design strategy renewal? Any guesses?

2016 Renault Talisman Re-Revealed

Thank you Renault for showing in public your new C-D class competitor in estate guise.

2016 Renault Talisman estate: autoevolution.com
2016 Renault Talisman estate: autoevolution.com

Renault sent me an e-mail about this. The estate, they said, was making its public debut at Frankfurt. The press release’s first point was “sleek style mated to huge practicality.” Also, seven other points related to safety, load space, ride and handling and a launch date in the first half of 2016. 54% of sales are taken by estate models, say Renault. Is it really only half? Some cars, you would think exist only as estates: Peugeot 407 and indeed the Talisman’s luckless predecessor, the Laguna. Continue reading “2016 Renault Talisman Re-Revealed”