•   
  •   

CarsRenault Clio RS hot hatch is even hotter

17:55  07 december  2018
17:55  07 december  2018 Source:   uk.motor1.com

Renault: Formula 1 faces 'real problem' with 'servant' teams

  Renault: Formula 1 faces 'real problem' with 'servant' teams Formula 1 will face the "real problem" of only having a few manufacturers capable of winning races if it does not prevent the use of 'servant' teams, says Renault technical chief Nick Chester .A potential budget cap in F1 from 2021 has led to concerns that the larger manufacturers could circumvent the rule by collaborating with smaller teams.In theory, it would help the manufacturer continue to make developments, but with the spending done by its second team, meaning it could still meet the cap.

Renault is launching a new special edition of the feisty Clio RS supermini featuring an assortment of visual Even the special edition’ s name takes after the nomenclature used in the greatest motorsport category, with the But before you get too excited, this is merely a visual package for the Clio RS .

Renault has updated its three-model 2018 Renault Clio RS line-up, the fashionable Frenchy gaining cosmetic, packaging and engine updates. Renault has revised its hot hatch entry-point, updating the Clio RS pocket rocket with fresh styling, a revised range, and extra equipment.

A special message from MSN:

While Christmas is a time of joy for most of us, that's not the case for the UK's most vulnerable children and young people. We've partnered with giving platform Benevity to raise funds for two charities - the NSPCC and The Children's Society – to try to help change that. You can help make a difference - please donate now.

Verstappen fastest in FP2, Hamilton seventh

Verstappen fastest in FP2, Hamilton seventh Max Verstappen continued to dominate the Mexico Grand Prix weekend, leading another Red Bull one-two in FP2 while championship leader Lewis Hamilton could only manage seventh. Verstappen occupied first on the timesheet throughout much of the session. His initial 1m17.437s benchmark on the ultrasoft tyre proved to significantly outpace Ferrari and Mercedes’ hypersoft efforts. When the hypersoft was fitted to his Red Bull, Verstappen lowered his time to a 1m16.720s edging team-mate Daniel Ricciardo by 0.153s as the pair finished over a second clear of the field.

When it comes to hot hatches , Renault gets the prize for the most absolutely insane production vehicles. And these are not even insane in the way that so It is most commonly known as the Clio RS , which stands for Renault Sport, but the name is sometimes shortened to "Sport" instead of RS .

This is Sam' s Renaultsport Clio 182. He wanted a car that was both quick and, well, cheap. Awesome Affordable Cars For Young People: Renault Clio 182 RS - Продолжительность: 9:07 The Most Forgotten Japanese Hot Hatches Which Deserve More Respect - Продолжительность: 11:36

Hot hatch fans were disappointed when Renault axed plans to come out with a production version of the Clio RS16 concept. Silver lining? There’s now a complete body kit available and it takes after the concept, but you’d better hurry up as only 250 will ever be offered. It is part of the new RS Performance product line that combines style parts with performance components.

Renault Clio RS hot hatch is even hotter © Provided by The Motorsport Network Renault RS Performance parts

The more aggressive body kit can be complemented by a set of Turini alloy wheels finished in either Brilliant Black or Red. If you would rather have some actual hardware upgrades rather than these cosmetic tweaks, you’ll be happy to hear Renault is offering carbon fibre bucket seats and an anti-sway strut bar. On-track performance can be enhanced with the addition of high-performance brakes and a special suspension setup.

Nissan to fire chairman Ghosn for 'serious misconduct'

Nissan to fire chairman Ghosn for 'serious misconduct' Nissan is to seek the removal of its chairman Carlos Ghosn for "serious misconduct", the company has said.

Hot hatch fans the world over are in mourning as Renault has announced that the lunatic Renault Sport Clio RS 16 concept will not reach production. The RS 16 combined the light, nimble Clio bodyshell with weapons-grade running gear and the stonking, 271 horsepower (202 kilowatts), 2.0-liter turbo

News. Hot Hatch . Gallery: the hottest Renault Clios ever built. The mad hatchback you see before you is the Renault Clio RS 16. It is the company’ s performance arm - Renault Sport - at its battiest, shoehorning the 2-litre engine, six-speed manual gearbox and aggressive differential from the

These extras are derived from the exciting world of motorsport and are debuting on the Clio RS, which is on its way out considering the all-new Clio debut is scheduled to take place in the coming months. RS Performance parts will gradually be launched on the Megane RS as well. Those willing to go all out can opt for workshop products including everything from a tool trolley to a garage jack, while a torque wrench is also in the offing. In addition, Renault Sport will sell you a tilting lift and even a limited-edition spray gun.

Renault Clio RS hot hatch is even hotter © Motor1.com UK Renault RS Performance parts You won’t be finding the Clio RS16’s Megane-sourced engine on the list of upgrades, but these RS Performance parts do a good job at spicing up the hot hatch. There is a glimmer of hope for a Megane-engined Clio RS as the new supermini could feature the turbocharged 1.8-litre unit you’ll also find in the Alpine A110. We’ll have to wait to see about that, but hopefully, it will finally happen.

Gallery: Top 10 hot hatches of the ’90s [Classic and Sport Cars]

Ghosn Removed as Mitsubishi Chairman in Boost to Nissan.
Carlos Ghosn was dismissed as Mitsubishi Motors Corp. chairman in a boost to its biggest shareholder Nissan Motor Co., which has been positioning to secure more power in the alliance they share with Renault SA in the wake of the car titan’s shock arrest. The board of the smallest and newest member of the world’s biggest auto union -- which Ghosn built and steered -- voted unanimously to remove him from the top job on Monday, according to a company filing. Chief Executive Officer Osamu Masuko will take on additional responsibility as chairman. Nissan, which owns 34 percent of Mitsubishi, ejected Ghosn as its chairman on Nov. 22.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!