The new 2012 Renault Twingo R.S features the automaker’s new styling identity including a dynamic grille design with four lights and a front bumper incorporating an F1-style blade. The Sirius Yellow finish will be available as an option from the end of May. The rear end of the new car features a tailgate-mounted lip spoiler, a special bumper incorporating a diffuser and aerodynamic extensions on the rear wheel arches. Also available is a Design Pack which includes Grey/Dark Gunmetal Grey door mirror housings, F1 blade and R.S. lip spoiler, plus chrome details for the fog light surrounds. It will also be possible to specify new 16-inch ‘Emotion’ alloy wheels complete with ‘R.S.’-badged centre caps which proudly proclaim the car’s pedigree.
Inside, the new Renault Twingo R.S 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 R.S is a feisty, normally-aspirated 1.6 16V R.S. engine (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 R.S. 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).
Renault Twingo Gordini R.S
Thanks to its instantly recognisable style, 17-inch diamond-effect black wheels, leather trim and automatic climate control, New Renault Twingo Gordini R.S. 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).