Ricky Smith –
Renault Clio III RS 200 Cup Turbo

Owner: Ricky Smith
Car: Renault Clio III RS 200 Cup Turbo
Instagram: @rickrs200turbo
City: Norwich, England
Country: United Kingdom
 
 
This is my 2009 Renault sport Clio 200 Cup. My absolute pride and joy, the shell has covered 100k miles and the new engine has just ticked over 65k. I bought the car back in November 2014, my second (and current) car.

As most people claim when they get an untouched car, I was adamant I wasn’t going to modify it.. that didn’t last long! Before dropping in a Megane R26 Engine and complete running gear, I did the standard mods (exhaust, induction kit, remap) but I wanted more power!

So I decided to turbo it!
She now runs over 300bhp and 300lbft torque, handles like a go kart and upset some bigger powered cars!

Mods below! (No doubt I’ve missed bits)

Engine / Running Gear:
  • Megane R26 Engine, Turbo & ECU
  • Megane R26 LSD Gearbox
  • Megane R26R Clutch
  • TTV Billet SMF
  • Pro Alloy Front Mount intercooler
  • Siemens Deka 630cc Short Injectors
  • 3” Non Resonated Scorpion F4R-T straight exhaust
  • RAM-AIR Fatty induction Filter with iKon silicon hose kit
  • Powerflex Polybushed Mounts
  • Custom RSTuning Remap and Dyno Printout
  • Powder Coated Engine / Battery & Fuse box covers
Suspension / Brakes / Wheels: 
  • H&R Lowering Springs (30mm front, 40mm rear)
  • Powerflex Polybushed Mounts
  • Brembo High Carbon Discs
  • Brembo Calipers
  • Mintex M1144 Brake Pads
  • K-Tec Racing 19mm Spacers all round
  • 17 x 7J  Cup Speedline Alloys, Powdercoated White
Bodywork & Exterior:
  • CMComposites Front Lower Splitter
  • PitKing Push Button Bumper Quick Releases (because racecar!)
  • Black inserted Headlights
  • Black Renault Badges
  • White Sunstrip with Custom Carbon Decals
  • Carbon Fibre Door Bullets (not fitted)
  • Colour Coded 197 Wing mirrors (I replaced the standard 200 ones as they’re too big)
  • Team Heko Wind Deflectors
  • Genuine RenaultSport Side Skirts
  • Genuine RenaultSport Cup Wing & colour coded end plates
  • De-wipered with Carbon Fibre Bung
  • Carbon Fibre Exhaust Rings (need to fit these)
Interior:
  • Recaro ‘RenaultSport’ CS Sportster Seats (mint condition which is rare to find!)
  • Genuine Sabelt Suede Wheel
  • MoMo Boss Kit
  • Volantech Horn Bracket
  • Colour Coded Centre Console and Dash Trims
  • Genuine RenaultSport Embroided Floor Matts
  • PG Racing White Rear Half Roll Cage
  • K-Tec Racing Tailored White Edged Boot Matt
  • Fire Extinguisher (it is French after all)
In Car Audio:
  • Kenwood KDC-BT720 DAB Single Din Headunit
  • Adapting Loom to retain all steering controls
  • Hertz Dieci DSK 130.3 Speakers (Front and Rear)
  • Hertz Dieci DSK 130.3 Tweeters
  • Pheonix Gold BASSCASE8 Compact 8″ Subwoofer
  • Phoenix Gold RX Series 250.1 250W Amplifier (under passenger seat)
Future Plans:
  • Fully Forged Engine
  • Hybrid Turbo
  • Boost Gauges
  • CAE Shifter
  • Battery Relocation
  • Fit Remaining Carbon Bits
  • Fit White 17 x 7.5J Autec Wizard Alloys (they’ve been in the kitchen for 8 months!)
  • Fixed Bucket Seats
  • 4 Point Harnesses
  • Bilstein B14 Coilovers

 
 

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