2012 Renault Twingo still not coming to Australia |CarAdvice

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2012 Renault Twingo not coming to Australia

The 2012 Twingo facelift has been ahead of its unveiling at next 2011 Frankfurt Motor

The Renault Twingo is the smallest car in global line-up and is not currently in Australia. Don’t hold breath for that to change soon, either.

Renault Emily Ambrosy said the arm of the French brand has not considered the refreshed model to Australia, and is to consider the car in its current second-generation

“At this time it’s not consideration for Australia,” Ms Ambrosy

“At this stage the focus is on the we have here. Our line-up is new. Many of our cars been launched in the past

Renault Australia has two product remaining for 2011. The first is a version of the Megane hatch, early in October. The second is the Renault Koleos SUV, will hit showrooms just the end of the year.

The third-generation Renault Twingo, due in will be an all-new car. suggest it will be co-developed Mercedes-Benz as the sister car to the new smart and feature an innovative rear-engined, drive layout.

Ms Ambrosy not be drawn on Renault Australia’s for that vehicle.

“We really don’t share our plans with anyone,” she

Renault Australia’s business is different to a number of its competitors in it does not offer an entry-level car. Instead, its cheapest car is the officially a small car that at $22,990.

Although the Clio car is available, it is only sold in the Renault Sport flavour, starts at a head-spinning $36,490.

In the first six months of 2011, the car segment accounted for 13.8 per (or 68,349 units) of the total new market in Australia.

Renault slice of that market was 0.05 per cent – just 37 – between January and June

Meanwhile, the Peugeot 207 is available as an light hatch from Peugeot Automobiles Australia 704 units of the traditional Clio in the first six months of the year per cent of the segment), proving is at least a niche a market for Euro hatches in Australia.

The 2012 Renault Twingo go on sale in the UK from the beginning of year.

The Twingo is available a range of small-capacity petrol ranging from a 55kW/107Nm with a combined cycle consumption of 5.1 litres/100km, to a high-performance Sport model with a 1.6-litre engine that from 0-100km/h in 8.7 seconds.

Would you consider the Twingo if it was in Australia? Or an entry-level variant of the Let us know in the comments section

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