FRANKFURT — Renault SA doesn’t plan to produce its Talisman concept car. For one thing, the gull-wing doors wouldn’t have room to swing open in most French parking lots. But elements of the car, which would compete with a US$70,000 BMW 7-series in the marketplace, will help drive future product. "It’s a research vehicle," says Patrick Le Quement, senior vice president of design. "The interior has been under development for the last two years." The grande tourisme coupe, ...

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