City cars used to be nothing more than cheap automotive creations that carried you from street A to street B and combined easy parking with... well, not too many assets. However, all that has changed, customers now have much higher expectations for their urban vehicles.
Cars like the MINI or the Fiat 500 have turned the concept of a city vehicle into a symbol of being cool and Renault is trying to blow some of this magic dust over the Twingo with the recent facelift.
The Twingo now comes with more eye-candy, including two new color, one of which you can see on our test car, and more personalization options, while the interior has also received a few tweaks.
To convince us they were serious about the revamp, the French also added a few points to the efficiency chapter, so the new face hides an IQ that's a tad higher.
Has Renault managed to make the Twingo more attractive, or is the revamp just a list of changes that doesn't make too much sense outside of the dealership?
We've decided to answer this question by testing a crazy-looking example powered by the same engine as we had in our 2011 Twingo test car, but this time we took the little Renault much further.
Grab your sun glasses and your bold message T-shirt, open the window and use it to get inside the car and let's go, we've got a Twingo dressed in what supercar owners call "Baby Blue" to test!Continue reading