The European market has a nearly limitless access to all of the world’s car brands, but locally produced French cars still steal the majority of the top ten best selling positions. The major reason behind this success is a perfect balance of stunning looks, decent reliability, low maintenance costs and surely great value for the money. In this episode we will list all of magnifique new automobiles of 2022, showing their exterior looks, going over the underhood business and listing already confirmed or estimated prices!
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#1 2022 Renault Megane E-Tech
The new generation Megane graduates the compact car class and transitions into the league of electric crossovers. The size and shape of the SUV remain similar to the Megane hatch, but the 2022 Renault Megane E-Tech is not a simple retro-fit as it is built on a dedicated CMF-EV platform.
#2 2022 Alpine A110S
It has been confirmed that Alpine is to become an electric car brand, so the 2022 facelift is likely to become the last one for the A110’s internal combustion lineage. The flagship A110S receives the most significant changes like a sporty rear spoiler and a new revised 1.8l 4-cylinder engine.
#3 2022 DS4
2022 DS4 returns to the market after a 3-year long hiatus, built on the PSA EMP2 platform. The car is offered in the versions: base, Cross and Performance Line.
#4 2022 Citroën C5-X
2022 Citroën C5-X flagship returns to the market as a completely new model that borrows some distinctive styling cues from the 3rd generation C4.
#5 2022 Peugeot 9X8
You might not be aware, but since 1990і Peugeot has had three victories at 24 Hour of Le Mans and in 2022, they will be entering the World Endurance Championship series once again with the hybrid 9X8 supercar.
#6 2022 Citroen Ami Buggy Concept
2022 Citroen Ami Buggy Concept targets beach-goers and differs from the standard model by chunky off-road tires, a front bull bar, spare wheel on the roof and an LED light bar.
#7 2022 Peugeot 308
Already recognized as the best car in Germany, this French masterpiece Peugeot 308 is set to conquer the entire Europe with its sharp body lines and unmistakable matrix LEDs with feline motifs.
#8 2022 Renault Arkana E-Tech Hybrid
Renault’s first coupe SUV is a rare combination affordability, great looks and hybridization. Based on the Duster platform, the Renault Arkana was developed from the ground up as a hybrid.
#9 2022 Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport Sur Mesure
The first project of the Sur Mesure personalization service was inspired by the legendary Type 51. This one-off is based on the track-focused Chiron Pur Sport powered by a 1479 horsepower 8L W16.
#10 2022 Renault Kangoo Van and Kangoo E-tech
A perfect tool for businesses and families, The Renault Kangoo minivan will no longer be viewed as an ugly kid on the block. It gets a new front that follows the latest corporate style and the electric E-Tech version has a significant range boost.
#11 2022 DS 3 Crossback E-Tense
On sale since 2019, this mini crossover remains the only all-electric DS on the market, and by current standards, offers rather modest electric parameters. The model is powered by a combo of 136-hp electric motor and 50 kWh battery with a top speed of 93 miles. For 2022, however, the DS 3 Crossback E-Tense manages to add around 7 percent of range, without acquiring any drivetrain enhancements.
#12 2022 Renault Trafic Combi and Spaceclass
The people-hauling version of the company’s Trafic LCV goes through a mild redesign that is evident both in its exterior and inside the cabin. Depending on your needs, the minivan can be ordered in the entry-level Renault Trafic Combi version with up to 9 seats or the VIP-level Spaceclass in Signature and Escapade designs.