Renault Clio RS Trophy 220: 8 minutes and 23 seconds at the Nürburgring


The Renault Clio RS Trophy 220 beats a new record on the Nürburgring within your category

picking up the last month of the year, the Renault Clio RS Trophy 220 get the fastest lap in his category. The subcompact front-wheel-drive Renault has completed the stretch of little more than 20 kilometres Nordschleife in only 8 minutes and 23 seconds, which means to cut down the time of 36 seconds on the Clio RS conventional.

8 minutes and 23 seconds, the fastest of the utilitarian front-wheel-drive

The achievement has been achieved thanks to the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport and tester Christian Gebhardt. The duo pilot/vehicle has overtaken the podium in the new MINI John Cooper Works that in spite of possessing greater power (231 HP) has been proved to be 12 seconds slower in the end of the stretch (8:35), the rest of the podium complements the Opel Corsa OPC marking 8:40 to stop the stopwatch.

With this feat the French return to the podium of the winners at the Nürburgring after watching as the Honda Civic Type-R snatched the post of the front-wheel-drive faster in the green hell of the Renault Megane RS 275 Trophy-R, even with less horses the japanese. By the time the magazine does not point out more details or graphics documents of the conquest but we are confident that soon we will see it in our videos section.


With the Clio RS Trophy, Renault returns to the podium of the Nürburgring

The Renault Clio RS Trophy 220 has a number of improvements to the Clio RS conventional. In the first place its name already indicates 220 HP of power squeezed from your block gasoline 1.6 Tec, which is 20 HP extra achieved by using a new turbo, change the ecu and new exhaust system. But not all are figures of power. The version Trophy has new tare suspensions, modified address, most powerful brakes, and tires Michelin Pilot Super Sport.

nor should we forget the automatic change of double clutch EDC six relationships. The suv accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds and is able to continue raising your speed up to 235 km/h maximum. A performance which is very fun for a vehicle which approves a consumption of 5,7 litres per 100 km and emissions of 138 g/km of CO2. your price in Spain is from 27.640 euros.