Renault has revealed the pricing and specification for the new Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy.
The new model will make its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed from June 25-28 and is aimed at drivers who demand cutting-edge performance, handling, style and equipment for road use.
The Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy is a numbered special edition model and features a larger turbocharger and revised mapping compared with the 200 models, boosting the outputs of the 1.6-litre direct-injection turbo engine by 10% to 217bhp.
The new power unit is Euro6-complaint, has a 0-62mph of 6.6 seconds, a top speed of 146mph, returning 47.9mpg, and emissions of 135g/km.
It features start/stop technology, and has an Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) gearbox which is said to deliver up to 50% faster shifts.
The R.S. Drive system is fitted, with normal, sport and race settings – plus, launch control. (Start/stop is deactivated in sport and race modes).
The 220 Trophy is available with exclusive Frost White paintwork, a new and distinctive Renault i.d. matt body colour. This colour also comes with a gloss black roof and rear spoiler for £1,300. Glacier White, Deep Black, Flame Red and Liquid Yellow are also available.
Standard features include an embossed leather steering wheel and carbon-look air-vent surrounds, Renault R-Link system featuring a connected multimedia tablet, seven-inch touch-screen, voice control, TomTom LIVE satellite navigation, DAB radio, Bluetooth music streaming and hands-free telephone operation, 3D sound by Arkamys, vehicle and web connections, USB and AUX sockets and a rear parking camera with sensors.
Automatic lights and wipers, cruise control, front and rear electric windows, electrically adjustable and heated folding door mirrors and a height-adjustable driver’s seat are also standard.
The Renault Clio Renaultsport 220 Trophy is available to order now from £21,780, with first UK deliveries expected in August.
Check out our image gallery of the model, here.