Renault’s Twizy goes F1 mental!

I love it when a car maker produces something which we’ve all secretly dreamed of, but never dared hoped for. This Ladies and Gentlemen,…

Limited-edition Clio Renaultsport 200 Raider available shortly

It’s called the Clio Renaultsport 200 Raider and just 50 are coming to the UK replete with matt Renault i.d. paintwork and a choice of just two colours – Stealth Grey or Diavolo Red.

This is essentially a makeover, rather than an upgrade – the only exception being the 18” ‘Interlagos’ alloy wheels, which are one inch larger diameter than the standard 200 wheels.

Could this be Renaultsport’s new Mégane Trophy?

Following news last week that Renaultsport were preparing to launch a new model at the Nürburgring on 17th June, we now have a little more insight into what to expect. Initial signs pointed towards a Mégane R26.R successor, but we now understand the new model is likely to be carry the Trophy name – so less of a hardcore track warrior and more in the vein of a slightly upgraded Mégane Renaultsport 250.

Mégane Renaultsport 250 spawns a rally car

Already a firm favourite amongst driving enthusiasts for its chassis and engine, the Mégane Renaultsport 250 is now turning it’s hand to privateer rallying in the shape of the Mégane Renaultsport N4. Developed for racing on asphalt, it draws upon a rich heritage of group N-homologated Renaults stretching back over a quarter of a century, including 5 GT Turbo, R11 Turbo, R21 2l Turbo, R19 16V, Clio Williams and Clio Renaultsport.