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Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy EDC Announced

3 Mar , 2015  

Renault Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy - Front Quarter - carwitter

A trophy version of the Clio Renaultsport has been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show.

The RS 220 Trophy adds to the classic sports line-up which include the 2005 Clio Renaultsport 182 Trophy and the Mégane Renaultsport 265 Trophy.

The power has been increased to 220hp in addition the 220 Trophy comes with a larger turbo, new air intake and revised exhaust system.

Even with this increase in power the RS 220 Trophy is actually more efficient as the Stop & Start system helps to reduce emissions by 6g/km.

Renault Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy - Rear - carwitter

Gear shifts are now up to 40 per cent faster in Normal and Sport mode and 50 per cent faster in Race mode. This is from a system known as R.S. Drive. This system features a launch Control and the ability to perform multiple down shifts by keeping the downshift paddle constantly held. Race mode is manual only.

Renault Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy - Side - carwitter

Sharper styling helps to match the increased performance stats. The RS 220 Trophy features Frost White, a matt body colour with a gloss black roof and rear spoiler. 4 other colours are available. Along with this, 18-inch ‘Radical’ wheels with black inserts and diamond-effect facings with a spread of ‘Trophy’ badging around the car.

Renault Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy - Badge Detailing - carwitter

For the interior, expect an embossed leather steering wheel. Go for the ‘Trophy’ interior pack and you get heated leather sports seats, carbon-look air-vent surrounds, door handles and gear lever base plate.

Renault Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy - Interior - carwitter

Optional is a Renaultsport Monitor on-board telemetry system.

The Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy is due to go on sale this summer.

 

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