What is the top of the range Renault Clio?

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What is the top of the range Renault Clio?

TCe 130 unit
Topping the petrol range is Renault’s TCe 130 unit. It’s a turbocharged 1.3-litre four-cylinder engine, with 124bhp and 240Nm of torque – enough, says Renault for a 0–62mph time of nine seconds flat. It’s also only available with a seven-speed automatic gearbox and offers fuel economy figures of up to 49.6mpg.

Is Renault Clio discontinued?

However, fast forward to 2020, and Renault has sold just 22 examples of the run-out model. There will be no more Renault Clio hatchbacks left in local showrooms once remaining stock sells out.

What do Clio mean?

the Greek Muse of history
Definition of Clio 1 : the Greek Muse of history. 2 plural Clios : a statuette awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in print and broadcast advertising.

What does Clio name mean?

to celebrate
Clio’s name is etymologically derived from the Greek root κλέω/κλείω (meaning “to recount”, “to make famous” or “to celebrate”).

Should I buy a Renault Clio or a Zen?

While Renault has improved the value proposition of the Clio, it is still missing a couple of bits and pieces that are important at this level – mostly around safety – and a few more trinkets in the interior would bring it right up to speed. The Zen hasn’t got a price problem so much as a perception problem.

When did the Renault Clio come out?

It was launched in 1990, and was in its fourth generation in 2012. The Clio has had substantial critical and commercial success, being consistently one of Europe’s top-selling cars since its launch, and it is largely credited with restoring Renault’s reputation and stature after a difficult second half of the 1980s.

What is the top-of-the-range Clio?

The top-of-the-range Clio, however, was the 2001 mid-engined, rear-wheel drive Clio V6 Renault Sport, originally engineered by Tom Walkinshaw Racing for a one-make racing series, which placed a 230 PS (169 kW) 3.0 L V6 engine, sourced from the Renault Laguna, behind the front seats, with a top speed of 235 km/h (146 mph).

What is the power of a Renault Clio?

The Renault Clio Williams was and still is a very popular rally car. The basic racing version (Gr.N) had racing suspension, different engine management, and a more free flowing exhaust. Power output was around 165 PS (121 kW).

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