2019 Renault Twingo refresh unveiled

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Renault has refreshed its Twingo micro car, bringing new engines, infotainment and updated styling.

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Most of the changes over the pre-facelift Twingo are visual. The front end has been revised, with the daytime running lights integrated into the headlights, and more painted areas on the bumper. Around the rear, there’s a new pair of C-shaped taillights, along with a re-positioned hatch release handle and a 10mm lower ride height.

Inside, the facelifted Twingo receives a redesigned centre console, with an adjustable cup holder, two USB-A ports, one 3.5mm audio jack and new buttons for auto stop/start and cruise control. More significantly, there’s a new 7.0-inch infotainment touchscreens on higher grade models, equipped with Renault Easy Connect, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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The Twingo’s powertrain range has also been refreshed with the addition of the ‘SCe 75’, a 1.0-litre naturally aspirated three-cylinder petrol producing 55kW of power and 95Nm of torque. The 69kW/135Nm 0.9-litre turbo triple carries over from the pre-facelift variant, in addition to a 48kW version of the 1.0-litre NA unit.

The new Renault Twingo will make its public debut at the Geneva motor show in March, followed by a European launch later in 2019.

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