He got behind the wheel of two concept cars that Renault unveiled at the Geneva motor show – cars that mark out the direction it wants to take with its future models and design.
The Captur is a small Juke-style crossover that continues Renault's new design strategy with its 'flowing and athletic body' designed to mimic a sprinter on the starting blocks, according to its designer.
Renault's R-Space doesn't just hint at how a future production MPV could look, but also showcases the company's future engine and drivetrain plans. The R-Space is powered by the Renault Energy TCe concept, a 108bhp turbocharged three-cylinder 900cc petrol engine, linked to a fuel-efficient Dual Clutch transmission.
The Renault Captur revealed
Direct from a test track near Paris, here are our first impressions of the Renault Captur concept car.
The Renault R-Space revealed
Here's what we thought of Renault's R-Space concept car.