Frankfurt 2011: New Twingo Renaultsport 133 and Twingo Gordini

Frankfurt 2011: New Twingo Renaultsport 133 and Twingo Gordini

The New Twingo Renaultsport 133 made its world premiere at Frankfurt yesterday – presented in the signature Renaultsport Liquid Yellow body colour. In addition to its dynamic grille incorporating four lights, the new Twingo Renaultsport 133 features what Renault describe as “..an F1-style front blade in the bumper”.

This design touch, which can now be found across the entire Renaultsport range, is a tribute to Renault’s recent success in Formula 1. The rear wheel arches, including air vents that reinforce the car’s sporty character, house a distinctive new 16-inch Renaultsport wheel design.

Customers can personalise the exterior with a design pack which sees the F1 splitter, door mirror housings and Renaultsport spoiler all finished in a dark anthracite colour.

Twingo Renaultsport 133

Inside, the yellow stitching used for the steering wheel and seats matches the hallmark colour of other Renaultsport models, whilst the centre console and rev-counter housing are finished in Gloss Black. A new white interior tone has also been introduced, and is used for the upper part of the steering wheel, for the vertical stripes on the sport seats and for the rev-counter bezel. The optional Renaultsport Monitor onboard telemetry system which has proved so popular on Clio Renaultsport 200 and Mégane Renaultsport can also be ordered as an option.

Under the bonnet, Twingo Renaultsport remains powered by the same 131 bhp 1.6-litre 4-cylinder engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

Sebastian Vettel in the Twingo Renaultsport 133Red Bull Racing F1 driver Sebastian Vettel in the Twingo Renaultsport 133 at Frankfurt yesterday.

New Twingo Gordini

The Malta Blue body colour and white stripes of New Twingo Gordini provide a more affordable step into the Gordini range. Its striking, instantly recognisable looks are ideal for customers looking for a chic and sporty car rather than the more performance orientation of the RS 133.

Twingo Gordini

The 1.2 TCe 100hp petrol versions should deliver decent-enough driving enjoyment matched with fuel efficiency in a fun looking city car.

Drivers looking for a more subtle design can opt for the new grey interior trim and one of the alternative body colours: Glacier White, Pearlescent Black or Capsicum Red. And those who want even more from their car will soon be able to discover Twingo Gordini 133 with the same 1.6-litre engine as the Renaultsport 133, a version which packs all the sporting DNA of Renaultsport but with the Gordini’s visial flair.

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