"We feel ready, we feel it is the right time to show you all what has been going on in the background of the last three years and are extremely proud of", said team boss Cyril Abiteboul.
Renault took over the beleaguered Lotus squad in late 2015 and has made year-on-year progress, improving from ninth, to sixth, and then to fourth in the Constructors' Championship last season.More news: A list of GTA school bus cancellations for February 12, 2019
Engine chief Remi Taffin is confident Renault can start cutting the performance gap this year.
"The result is the best winter we have ever had".
The vehicle will be piloted by new signing Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg, who remains at the French manufacturer for a third season. "We are aiming for zero DNFs (non finishes) related to either the chassis or the engine". We have no reason to believe it's impossible at this stage. "We've invested a lot in Enstone and we ill be investing in Viry." he added.More news: Teen gets vaccinated, rebelling against anti-vaxxer mom
Renault has grown in numbers and spent heavily on equipment, bringing in new resources including two Breton 1500 matrix dynamic machine tools at around $1 million each within the a year ago.
Staff levels at Enstone have reached 750, including contractors, with a further 450 in France working on power units at Viry-Chatillon. "And therefore being able to react quicker than before", Abiteboul said. "We do not target x or y position or a number of points: what I want to see is that the team continues its trajectory of progression towards the top teams".
The Enstone roll-out did not feature Renault's 2019 R.S.19, as the presentation - as Haas and Williams - showcased the team's relatively unchanged livery on last year's auto, although the modified R.S.18 displayed a 2019-spec front wing.More news: China Expresses ‘Strong Dissatisfaction’ After U.S. Warships Sail near Spratly Islands