The ‘World Series by Renault’ Clio Renault Sport Edition small hatchback was officially presented to the public last weekend at the famous Magny-Cours track.
While still looking like just another slightly tuned version of a normal compact hatch, this new tiny monster hides some serious firepower under its short hood. It is like a junior flyweight boxer that can easily knock out an average big guy with nothing but fat under his t-shirt.
The car is motivated by a 16-valve 2-liter normally aspirated engine. Capable of producing 200 horsepower and 215 Nm of torque, the engine is mated to a TL4 six-speed gearbox.
The Clio’s top speed is reached at a pretty much frightening for such a small vehicle 223 km/h.
The ‘World Series by Renault’ Clio Renault Sport will reach U.K. show rooms by September 30, 2007 and will be available in France, Spain and Italy by October 28.
The hot hatchback will also be available in France at an impressive price of €21,900.
Frankly speaking, I just can not imagine a sane person paying so much money for a Clio. Sorry, but that’s beyond my understanding.
See also: 2007 Renault Clio Cup sports racer