Renault Twingo RS 2012 Renewed
One of Renault’s world premiere at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show was renewed and Twingo, including sports Twingo RS. While the standard Twingo is on sale for some time, the redesigned Renault Twingo RS customers in France will officially be available from 20 Febrero (at a cost of 16 900 euros), and outside of France from the middle of next month.
Inside, the new Renault Twingo RS features Renault Sport yellow stitching on the steering wheel, seats and dashboard cowl. The dashboard, radio console, rev-counter housing and lateral air vents all come with Gloss Black inserts. The top of the steering wheel, seat backs and cushions, rev-counter surround and manual climate control controls are picked out in white.
Powering the new Renault Twingo RS is a feisty, normally-aspirated 1.6 16V R.S. motor (133hp/98kW at 6,750rpm, and 160Nm of torque at 4,400rpm). Outstanding road holding with the standard Sport chassis.
The optional Cup chassis (ride height lowered by 4mm) is an exceptional feature in New Twingo R.S.’s class, big brakes: 280mm-diameter front discs and 240mm-diameter rear discs, unique for a small hot hatch: the optional R.S. Monitor, a functional and fun on-board telemetry system.
New Twingo RS. boasts low CO2 emissions (150g/km, a saving of 3.2 percent compared to the former version) and fuel consumption (6.5 litres/100km, a saving of 3.0 percent).
Thanks to its instantly recognisable style, 17-inch diamond-effect black wheels, leather trim and automatic climate control, New Renault Twingo Gordini RS. defines sporty chic in imitable fashion with its twin stripes. In addition to the blue interior option, a new grey interior can now be specified, irrespective of body colour (Malte Blue, Glacier White, Pearlescent Black or Vif Red).
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