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Formula 1

Renault’s self-driving RS 2027 F1 concept

At the Shanghai Motor Show, the car company unveiled its RS 2027 vision for Formula 1 with a greater focus on drivers, safety and hybrid technology. At the heart of this is Renault’s “more spectacular, more electric” RS 2027 F1 concept. Renault look to reimagine the future of F1 racing with the RS 2027 Vision Concept. Unveiled earlier this year at the Shanghai Motor Show, the technological mockup explores the notion of closed cockpits, likely taking into consideration both aesthetics and safety factors. Fashioned from 3D-printed recycled material, the cockpit design will be completely transparent, as will be the driver helmut — offering absolute visibility while tearing up the blacktop. Fitted with a transparent cockpit, active LED lighting in the wheels and moving aerodynamic parts such as the car’s active wings, Renault wants to make the sport a more “human-centric championship”.

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Road Edition

The Clio Renault Sport 200 has heaps of F1 influence

With cutting edge F1® blade and spoiler design on the front bumper, a rear lip spoiler and diffuser, this car looks ready to race. The only downside? The design influence comes straight from Renault F1 Team’s underperforming R.S.16. Er, Va Va Voom?

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Concept cars

Special Clio RS 16, inspired by Renault’s return to F1

To celebrate 40 years in racing, Renault Sport released a Clio concept over the Monaco Grand Prix weekend. While its design and colouring are a clear nod to their 2016 Formula 1 car, the real magic lies within. Continue Reading

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Concept cars

Renault’s new RS 01 GT with engine from Nissan GT-R

Renault has unveiled its new RS 01 race car that will compete from 2015 in the Renault Sport Trophy, a new championship of the World Series by Renault. The new series is thought as a springboard for the professional GT and Endurance championships. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Renault Twizy Sport F1 concept

Renault gets creative and ambitious with its latest efforts to realize a a souped-up electric city car. The Twizy Sport F1 is designed to crank up the performance of your average electric car with its kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), similar to that used in its formula 1 race cars. Continue Reading

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Photography

Inside Renault F1 Team’s Factory with Benedict Redgrove

Formula 1 is the pinnacle of automotive design and technology. Photographer Benedict Redgrove captures the clean and minimalist working environment from Renault F1 Team Factory. Continue Reading

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