Renault Clio Gordini RS

June 1, 2010 at 4:04 pm

Renault recently revived the famous Gordini badges for its sporty hatchbacks by introducing the Twingo RD Gordini, and now as promised, comes the Gordini version of the bigger more powerful Clio RS. Powered by a 205 hp 2.0 liter four-pot engine which also has 215 nm of torque the car does o to 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds and has a top speed of 224 km/h. This being a Gordini special edition it comes with a blue paint job and famous white stripes running all the way form bonnet to the rear hatch, gloss black aero parts and bi-color 17-inch wheels. The cabin is also very Gordini-ish with blue and white accents and features like climate control, light and rain [...]

Renault Megane GT Line

March 26, 2010 at 9:54 pm

Renaultsport is introducing a new line of GT equipments for the 2011 Megane in the UK. This packages is available for for the Hatch, Coupe, Sport Tourer and Coupe-Cabriolet versions and come with TCe 180 petrol engine or the powerful, high-torque dCi 160 diesel powerplant. Pricing for this model start at only £21,910, and goes up to £23,975. The main features of the Megan GT Line include a sports chassis setting, new GT-design front and rear bumpers, 18-inch wheels, Renaultsport 250-specification seats with specific GT upholstery and additional lateral support, Renaultsport 250-style steering wheel, aluminium pedal set and a dark charcoal interior trim with polished carbon highlights, rear parking sensors and bespoke badging on the grille and boot lid. But [...]

Renaultsport 2010 Trackday Events

March 23, 2010 at 9:18 pm

As the sales of Renault’s hit hatchbacks is rising in the UK, Renaultsport is offering its British customers a number of great trackday events in 2010. This program is available for the owners of Mégane Renaultsport 250, Clio Renaultsport 200 and Twingo Renaultsport 133 to improve their driving skills under the supervision of experienced and trained instructors. This year’s events will be held in Silverstone and Oulton Park, as well as an evening track session at Bedford Autodrome and a trip to the world-famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. As part of the programme, drivers have the chance to take the wheel of the latest high performance Renaultsport exotica for a few grin-inducing laps with the Twingo Renaultsport 133 Cup, the [...]

Renault Twingo RS 133 Cup

September 29, 2009 at 6:21 pm

Apparently Renault has found the British market a very good place for its little hot hatchbacks, because after the Megane 250, they are introducing another hot version specifically for the UK, this time the Twingo 133 Cup. Going on sale in Britain from this November, the Twingo RS is equipped with ReanultSport Cup chassis which offers optimum handling for enthusiastic driving without compromise on comfort of daily driving. The Twingo RS ride height has been lowered by 4mm and the suspension is modified with sport springs and dampers for better response, and that’s what makes a hot hatchback so joyful to drive! The stiffer chassis and suspension systems are completed by 17-inch sport alloy wheels wrapped with Continental Sport Contact3 [...]

New Renault Fluence going into production

September 1, 2009 at 12:48 pm

Renault Fluence was initially shown as a concept model back in 2004 during Louis Vuitton Car Elegance Classic show in London. It takes Renault four years to make up their mind, but apparently they are going to put it into production, finally! They will make it in Renault plant in Bursa, Turkey and will sell it in Turkey, Romania and Russia. The Fluence is a four-door saloon and at 4.62 meters long, 1.81m wide and 1.48m high it fits in the compact family sedans segment. It also has a wheelbase of 2.7 meters so it’s roomy inside and with 60/40 split rear seats it is also practical. The Fluence will be available with two petrol : 1.6 16V 110hp, with [...]