2014 Twingo with rear wheel drive!!??
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    Default 2014 Twingo with rear wheel drive!!??

    I read a couple of articles that a new Twingo version might be coming out next year in rear wheel drive.

    Anyone know if its definite?

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    I hope they make a crazy version that looks like a mini clio sport V6!

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    Quote Originally Posted by owendaniel View Post
    I read a couple of articles that a new Twingo version might be coming out next year in rear wheel drive.
    Assuming the motor is in the front, would that be a first for renault????

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    Quote Originally Posted by jo proffi View Post
    Assuming the motor is in the front, would that be a first for renault????

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    No! Prewar cars are all motor in front drive via rear wheels, and so are the postwar Fregate and Juvaquartre as well as a large number of trucks and buses.

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    I've also read something that Renault at platform sharing with Daimler Benz, and the new Twingo will ride on the same platform as Smart cars (including a larger 4 cylinder). So I'm assuming it would be going back to rear engined.

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    I think I read it in Wheels a couple of months ago, with the spy shots of future models.

    And here's more:
    http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/ne...-be-rear-drive

    http://www.autoevolution.com/news/ne...ive-52208.html

    http://www.automotto.com/renault-twi...oads-2014.html

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    What I read was rear engined - rear wheel drive.

    A front engined rear wheel would cost a fair bit more to produce.

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    Default Re: 2014 Twingo with rear wheel drive!!??

    rear engine rar wheel drive, two versions petrol, a 3 cylinder diesel and an electric on the Smart platform in conjuncion with DB.

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    Australia certainly needs a Twingo. Its a decade or more overdue.

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