Renault launches the all-new 2013 Clio RS 200

2013 Renault Clio RS 200 Renault launches the all new 2013 Clio RS 200

2013 Renault Clio RS 200 2 Renault launches the all new 2013 Clio RS 200

The all new Renault Clio RS was launched at the Paris Motor Show. It comes with improved features like the turbocharged 1.6-liter engine linked to a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox

Exterior: The front has a F1-style blade, a spoiler and rear diffuse .The diffuser and spoiler generates 80 per cent and 20 per cent extra downforce respectively. The other specialties are LED DRLs, sill extensions and redesigned bumpers. It offers customers the choice of four themes which can be combined with different motifs, along with upgrade elements and trim packs, with clearly differentiated characters. Hence everyone can get their customized model that suits them best.

Interior: The cabin is red-trimmed and includes sports bucket seats .It can be customized with leather. Other internal features are Renault’s new R-Link infotainment system starter button, hands free entry, Bluetooth and USB support, touch screen navigation. Parking sensors and automatic climate control are also available.

Engine specifications: The 1.6 liter engine generates the same power as its predecessor of 197 hp (147 kW) – but at 6,000 rpm, whereas the outgoing model just provided the same power at 7,200 rpm.

The torque figure is also up by 19 lb-ft (26 Nm) to 177 lb-ft (234 Nm). The maximum torque is reached at 1,750 rpm, instead of the 5,400 rpm of its predecessor. The improved dual-clutch transmission is called EDC – Efficient Dual Clutch, which can either be left alone working on its own. It can also be manually controlled with the help of the shifters mounted on the steering wheel. In the Race mode, changing a gear takes a just 150 milliseconds.

The Race mode is assumed to achieve 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) is achieved in less than 6.5 seconds. The Renault Clio RS 200 also comes with an optional Launch Control, which means it can dash to 60 seconds even more quickly.

The prices of the 2013 Renault Clio RS and its availability have not been announced yet.


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