Renault’s new facelifted Twingo Renaultsport 133 will be priced from £13,565 when it goes on sale on April 2.
The model features a new grille design with four lights and a front bumper incorporating an F1-style blade.
From the back, the halo model in the brand’s city car range includes several model-specific additions including a black rear spoiler, a rear bumper incorporating a diffuser and aerodynamic extensions on the rear wheel arches.
Interior detailing includes Renaultsport yellow stitching on the steering wheel and seats, together with white detailing for the top of the steering wheel, seat backs and cushions, rev-counter surround and air conditioning controls.
The revised Twingo Renaultsport also includes 16-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth, cruise control, electric gloss black door mirrors, ESC (with on/off switch), speed limiter, extra tinted windows and tailgate, Renaultsport exhaust with chrome tailpipe, plus Twingo’s independent sliding and folding rear seats.
Several options are available including 17-inch anthracite or gloss black alloy wheels for £500, curtain airbags for £250, metallic paint at £460, or Renaultsport liquid yellow ID paint for £1,300 (from end May 2012).
The Renaultsport Monitor telemetry system is also available at £125. Just one exterior pack is offered – anthracite style – for the front blade, door mirrors covers and rear spoiler, priced at £150.
The Twingo retains the 1.6-litre naturally-aspirated engine which put out 133hp at 6,750rpm, with 160Nm of torque available at 4,400rpm. Its top speed is 125 mph, with 0-62 mph in 8.7 seconds.
An additional Cup chassis is available for £700 which includes a ride height lowered by 4mm, stiffer springs and dampers, 17-inch anthracite or gloss black alloy wheels and wider 205/40 R17 tyres than its predecessor.
Despite its performance credentials, the revised Twingo Renaultsport 133 boasts CO2 emissions of 150g/km, a saving of 3.2% compared to its predecessor and improved fuel consumption of 43.5 mpg combined cycle, up by 3%.