Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R sets new Nürburgring record

Renault announced that the brand new Megane IV RS Trophy-R broke the front wheel drive production car record at the Nürburgring, scoring a lap time of 7'40"10 and taking the crown from the Honda Civic Type R (FK8) which held the record previously with 7'43"8.The Megane IV RS Trophy-R is fitted with the 1.8 TCe engine producing 300hp / 220kW and 400Nm mated to a six speed manual transmission - just like in the Renault Megane IV RS Trophy. However the ...

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Auction: Renault 5 Turbo (1980)

A rare Renault 5 Turbo Series 1 is going under the hammer at RM Sotheby's Villa Erba auction (Lake Como, Italy) on the 25th of May, with an estimated value somewhere between €100,000-130,000 (AU$ 160,490-208,637).The car was built in 1980 and is considered to be one of the best examples of the Series 1 models in existence, of which fewer than 600 were produced according to RM Sotheby's. As you can see from ...

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Roman –
Renault Clio II RS 172

Owner: Roman Car: Renault Clio II RS 172 Instagram: @cliors172_rw City: Annecy Country: France My car is a Clio 172 for the track but I also use it as my daily driver. She has 155k miles and still pulls like a train. She has 190bhp, she comes from Manchester and I leave in Annecy in France. Suspension is stiff and the car is in very good condition inside-out, even though she is 18 years old.Modification List:16" Turini wheels ...

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Dorian –
Renault Clio III RS 197

Owner: Dorian Car: Renault Clio III RS 197 Instagram: @clio197toro City: - Country: France   This is my car, a Clio 197. I swapped it with the second generation Clio RS 182 because the original one blew up. My car produces 203 hp from stock but I’m gonna map it so power will rise to approximately 210hp. Currently, it has a stainless steel exhaust manifold, decat et straight pipe catback, short spring, Megane 225 18 inch wheels.This is ...

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VW Golf MK2 GTI VS Ford Escort MK4 RS Turbo

In this rivalry, we compare two C-Segment hot hatches from the 80s - the VW Golf MK2 GTI and the Ford Escort MK4 RS Turbo. The first one was the segment leader - the mighty Golf GTI - while the second one was the most powerful version of its stronger competitor - the Ford Escort RS Turbo.So lets start with a design battle before we move on to their specifications. Exterior ...

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Toyota Starlet GT Turbo VS Renault Clio 16S

In this rivalry, we compare two B-Segment hot hatches from the 90s with similar specifications but very different characters - the Toyota Starlet GT Turbo (P80) and the Renault Clio I 16S. The Japanese pocket rocket had a turbocharged 1.3 liter engine in contrast with the French contestant with a naturally aspirated 1.8 liter unit, however their power and torque figures were almost identical. Both cars were designed for performance, offering ...

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Renault 19 16S VS Citroen ZX 1.9i Volcane

In this rivalry, we compare two C-Segment hot hatches from France, coming from the early 90s - the  Renault 19 16S and the Citroen ZX 1.9i Volcane. Those yougtimers were known for their great handling and performance, featuring naturally aspirated engines, uprated brakes and sporty suspension settings. Visually, both of the cars had deeper, body-coloured bumpers with red accents, larger rims and small interior touches to distinguish them from the ...

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