Renault introduce a new concept car Clio R.S. The car launches to celebrate Renault Sport’s 40th anniversary and return to Formula 1.
Clio R.S. powered by a 275-horsepower two-litre power engine which delivers peak torque of 360Nm. With the new working procedures involving teams from the worlds of motorsport and road cars, the development of the highest-performance road-going Renault Sport car ever took just five months from start to finish.Renault technicians have housed the engine, transmission and cooling system of the Mégane R.S. 275 Trophy-R while the exhaust system was also revised as a function of the engine’s potential. The suspension was engineered to match the car’s outstanding performance characteristics. An Akrapovic twin exhaust system was selected for the concept.
It was a successfully with the onstraints inherent in the Clio R.S. 16 project by the design and development team. Renault Sport’s trademark Liquid Yellow has been combined with gloss black details to mirror the livery of Renault Sport Formula One Team’s R.S.16 F1 single-seaters. After its first public airing in the streets of Monaco, the car’s next official appearance will be the Goodwood Festival of Speed on June 23-26.