clio cup

More details on Renault’s 217bhp Clio Cup racer

A fortnight ago we brought you the first images of Renault’s new 2013 Renault Clio Cup, based on the Clio Renaultsport 200 Turbo, which was launched at last month’s Paris Motor Show. Today Renault has confirmed its final specification and price.

First pictures of the new Renault Clio Cup

Still unsure about the all-new Clio’s 5-door body style? Reckon it looks a little.. dumpy? Perhaps you feel the Clio Renaultsport 200 Turbo has grown up too far and lost some of its predecessor’s impish charm? Well, before you decide, take a look at the new 2013 Clio Cup which made its first appearance at Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet last weekend, for the latest round of World Series by Renault.

Nürburgring Edition upgrade makes Vauxhall’s Corsa VXR even more playful

I have always found the Corsa VXR to be the most endearing of Vauxhall’s VX range – there’s an honesty about its performance that matches the way it looks on the road, a playful nature that makes a MINI Cooper S seem… well, a bit sensible and a Clio Cup feel like it’s trying too hard. Each has their place in the affections of the hot-hatch enthusiast, so it’s good to see Vauxhall continue developing the Corsa VXR with this new Nürburgring Edition.

Lewis Hamilton’s brother, Nic joins the Renault Clio Cup UK

Nicolas Hamilton, brother of 2008 FIA Formula 1 World Champion Lewis, will make his motor sport debut by contesting the 2011 Renault Clio Cup with Total Control Racing (TCR). Nic has long been a successful competitor in RC (remote control car) Racing and video gaming, but this is his first time competing in cars.