Renault launches new sporty Clio RS Luxe

To meet consumer demand, Renault is launching a new sportier version of the Clio Renault Sport called the Clio Renault Sport Luxe. Performance wise the car is based on the Clip Renault Sport but gets some aggressive sporty design including 17-inch Be Bop diamond wheels and chrome external finishes. The Clio Renault Sport Luxe is set to hit France and Italy in May of 2007. Click through for more images and the press release

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   Press Release:

Renault is marketing a version of Clio Renault Sport Luxe to meet demand from customers looking for a vehicle that combines high performance, comfort, refinement, and safety. Clio Renault Sport Luxe boasts standards of performance and charisma on a par with its predecessor Clio Renault Sport. It offers a wide range of equipment like leather upholstery, 17-inch diamond wheels, and chrome external features. Clio Renault Sport Luxe is an outstanding vehicle, due to hit the market in May 2007 in France and Italy, and subsequently other markets with country-specific option packs.

Based on Clio Renault Sport, Clio Renault Sport Luxe offers (depending on the country):

Stylish exterior design

    * 17-inch Be Bop diamond wheels
    * Satin-finish, chrome-plated side air extractor vents
    * Satin-finish, chrome-plated rearview mirror casing

Equipment that provides comfort and safety

    * Climate control
    * Rain and light sensor
    * Additional cornering lights

A modern, carefully finished, sporty interior

    * Leather upholstery with Renault Sport embroidery on headrests
    * Central and lateral air vents with satin-finish chrome-plated trim
    * Polished night blue dashboard fascia and strip
    * Renault Sport floor mats

Clio Renault Sport Luxe comes in two metallic colours (Dark Black and Monako Blue) and two non-metallic colours (Toro Red and Dynamo Blue).

Clio Renault Sport Luxe will be produced at the Renault plant in Dieppe. It will be marketed in France and Italy from May 2007 and subsequently on different markets with country-specific option packs.