The latest Renault Twingo is here, and we have details of pricing and specifications.
Revisions to the facelifted car include a restyled front end in keeping with Renault’s new corporate identity, plus a refreshed interior.
Alongside the launch of the new Twingo, Renault is also presenting its ‘Renault 4+’ after-sales programme, which includes warranty and servicing.
New Renault Twingo
The Twingo’s new bumper design includes integrated foglights and low, wide-set, indicators At the rear, the tail lights have been divided into two sections above a more rounded rear bumper.
Two new body colours will be added to the range – Fuchsia and Bermuda Blue – in addition to the seven existing paint colours. The 2012 Twingo will also be available with five new roof decals.
Eight different alloy wheel designs are also available, with a powered fabric sunroof on the options list from April this year.
Twingo interior options
The Twingo supermini comes with climate control, cruise control with speed limiter and a new audio system with Bluetooth connectivity for streaming music (the latter item from March onwards only).
The new audio system will enable the use of satellite navigation via a smartphone. The Renault app will also analyse how the car is being driven and provide drivers with tips on how to drive more economically.
A 1.2-litre engine producing 75bhp is the only engine choice to start with. It returns claimed fuel economy of 55.4mpg and CO2 emissions of 119g/km (free car tax in the first year, £30 per year thereafter).
With independently sliding and 50:50 split-folding rear seats, maximum luggage space stands at 959 litres.
Renault 4+ programme details
Renault is also launching its new 4+ programme. Priced at £900, it offers buyers a range of after sales services.
As part of Renault 4+, customers will receive a four-year/100,000-mile warranty, free servicing for four years/48,000 miles, four years of roadside cover and up to four years finance (subject to status).
The 2012 Renault Twingo is on sale now and is priced from £10,350 for the Twingo Dynamique 1.2 16V 75. This represents an increase of £1,355 over the previous entry-level Twingo.