Renault promised us a surprise with surname Trophy for Geneva , and the surprise is called Renault Clio RS Trophy . It’s official the new version of the SUV, one that plays more with performance increasing power and adjusting the chassis version.
To differentiate the Renault Clio RS Trophy debuts a conventional model new white reminiscent units competition without sponsors, but the Trophy logos are also placed in various parts of the body. No aesthetic changes beyond a 18-inch wheels with new shades in black.
Inside the changes are pretty slim, and we missed some good backets who see their busy place for about leather sports seats . Moreover, premieres steering wheel with the center mark in red, new fixtures in carbon fiber or the familiar Renault Sport Monitor option that monitors the activity of the car and displays information on the screen multimedia system .
Therefore, the main novelty of the Renault Clio RS Trophy resides under the hood. The motor 1.6 turbo is maintained but has been achieved through a new intake, new exhaust, new turbo and electronic tweaks, increase power until 220 horses . It is well positioned among the most powerful in its class. Torque, on the other hand, increased to 280 Nm.
That’s not all. Although Renault Sport have wanted to keep trusting in your gearbox double clutch EDC without offering a hand, have managed, by brand, increase the speed of change precisely one the most negative ratings of the standard box. It is up to 50% faster in Race mode and engineers have worked on electronics to allow harsher treatment.
Along with this new engine, the Renault Clio RS Trophy also features news on the chassis. It has placed a set of firmer suspension and also has reduced the ride height by 20mm at the front and 10 mm at the rear. In turn, direction recalibrated for a more direct response and tires Michelin Pilot Super Sport high performance are installed.
The Renault Clio RS Trophy debuts these days at the Geneva Motor Show, but his marketing will start next June . At the moment the price for Spain has not been revealed.
Source – Renault
From 13,049 euro
Now from 12,549 euro
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