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Looking for a Renault Clio V6? Renault never announced official sales figures, but the Clio V6 Phase 1 – released from 2001 to 2003 – sold 1,513 copies worldwide, while from 2003 to 2005 1,309 Phase 2 cars were released, the facelift version. Either generation stands out on the road like few other cars - and rising prices suggest the market hasn't taken long to cotton on to their value as drivers' cars. Follow more updates from MotorBiscuit on our Facebook page. The 2003-2005 ‘Phase 2’ Renault Clio V6s have 255 hp, Evo reports. Véhicules inspectés, garantis et livrés à Paris ou devant chez vous. But as an object? (invoice for inspection) The car has 285 hp and weighs 1,050 kg. The V6 version was upped to 255bhp, the chassis was revised, the wheelbase was increased by 33mm and the track by 23mm. Not quite as strong as Renault claimed of the 250bhp prototype, since the final production car (as driven in evo 026, December 2000) had been toned down a little to 230bhp, and in a pure 0-62mph sprint it was only a couple of tenths quicker than the Clio 172. Plus, it has well-bolstered sport seats. These issues were also why Renault revised the rear suspension and fitted an updated steering rack and bump-stops, SuperStreet and Top Gear report. Renaultsport Clio 220 Trophy review - better than a Ford Fiesta ST? Little other explanation could be given for a major manufacturer letting such a remarkable creation reach the market seemingly unhindered by its bean-counters. There is a frunk, but it’s rather small. Not just in terms of layout, but the extent to how it differs from the base car. The normal Renault Clio, even the homologation-special Williams model, is a front-wheel-drive hatchback. The other low-mileage car up for grabs is a 2005 Renault Clio V6 Phase 2, one of the most sought-after hot hatches. But its delivery was nothing to be sniffed at, and a range of tweaks - new pistons, a higher compression ratio (11.4:1), enlarged inlet ports, a lighter flywheel and raised rev limit - ensured the V6 wasn't some languid repmobile lump thrown in with no thought given for its new task. And with a 6-speed manual, the latter goes 0-62 mph in 5.8 seconds. Copyright © Dennis Publishing Limited 2020. Renault’s mid-engined hot hatch hero is 20 years old and *still* amazing. In addition to the extra power, it has a longer wheelbase and a wider front track to address handling concerns. Phase 1 models were built by Tom Walkinshaw Racing and Phase 2 models were built by Renault Sport. View more cars from Prestige Marques. In the split-second it takes to register with your brain, your palms already need a wipe on your thigh and you know you've only got one chance to gather things up. Many of the French hatchback’s body panels aren’t shared with the base Clio, Road & Track reports. Renault Clio V6 Phase 2 2005: 47 000Km Price: 649 900 . Renault Sport Clio V6 255 (phase 2) Excellent: £25,000 Good: £17,000 Average: £12,500 Project: £7500 All prices from the 2017 Octane Classic Car Price Guide 1945-2000 RELATED: The Lancia Delta Integrale May Be the Ultimate Hot Hatch. The Renault Sport Clio V6 The Straight Pipes drove is a 2002 example, making it a Phase 1 car. The mid-engine 2001 Renault Sport Clio V6 is just as unreal as you can imagine https://t.co/xhTYjXo10J pic.twitter.com/OTftibweeD, RELATED: The Volkswagen Beetle RSI: An $80,000 Golf R32 Preview. This Renaultsport Clio V6 is a smart Phase 2 example of the limited-edition hot hatch icon, presented in good condition throughout, and with a selection of discerning modifications to make it even more rewarding on the road. 'Its steering feels keen, the understeer has vanished and the Clio Renault Sport V6 255 is spearing though bends as though sucked to the road. The term was justifiable: while its engine might have had humble origins behind the nose of the contemporary Renault Laguna, dropping it in the then-compact Clio body gave it strong performance figures. For one, unlike a hot hatch, it’s almost hilariously impractical. Wheels were 17in OZ units (2in larger in diameter than the 172's Speedlines) and the V6 ran a proper staggered supercar tyre setup, with 205/50 ZR17 rubber up front and 235/45 ZR17 astern. Although the rear-wheel-drive Renault R5 Turbo was quickly outclassed by the all-wheel-drive machines that showed up to dominate Group B, the mid-engined hot hatch still left a mark on the world.It was an unorthodox approach of turning a pedestrian economy car into a true rally machine. It was our cover star in fact, and we proclaimed it 'the world's smallest supercar'. Without an engine up-front, the steering is light and communicative. While early models had a reputation for spikiness on the limit the concept was refined over time and later V6s managed to be both more usable but also better to drive than earlier models. Optibelt V-Ribbed Belt for Renault Clio 2.0L 4cyl PHASE II 6PK1130 Drives altern. And with a 6-speed manual, the latter goes 0-62 mph in 5.8 seconds. The Renault Clio V6’s changes from the standard car don’t stop there, though. Here's what made the Renault Clio V6 special. 2001 Renault Sport Clio V6 and 2003 Renault Sport Clio V6 Phase 2 road test. Renault Clio V6, a gamble that turns 20 – Classics. It's a combination quite unlike anything I've heard before. The V6 Clio's blistered bodywork hid a wider track designed to accommodate its Laguna-sourced, mid-mounted V6, but it might as well have been bursting at the seams trying to contain the Clio's effervescent character. However, at road speeds, it grips well and is simply “a joy to drive,” The Straight Pipes report. We're glad it did though, as Renault Sport's mid-engined marvel was one of the most uniquely appealing cars evo has ever tested at any price. This model available for purchase is … The Clio V6 also has very little body roll. The 2003-2005 ‘Phase 2’ Renault Clio V6s have 255 hp, Evo reports. December 27, 2020. The brakes are excellent, and while the engine is loud, it’s also smooth and responsive, Automobile reports. The V6 was still worrying in the wet, but far less so than before and in the dry it was now a proper little performance car - if still not appreciably quicker, particularly across country on uncertain roads, than the front-engined Renault Sport Clios. As well as wearing the contemporary facelifted Clio's visage, it aimed to right some of the wrongs of the early cars: more power, a longer wheelbase for greater stability (by 23mm), a wider front track (by 33mm), and redesigned, stiffer subframes to better control the car's geometry. Optibelt V-Ribbed Belt for Renault Clio 2.0L 4cyl PHASE II 6PK1660 Drives altern. 03/2006, 82.500km, Essence, Mecanique au prix de 53.900 € TTC de couleur Noir Doré Métallisé. One of them was Renault, with the Clio V6. The Renault Clio V6 Renault Sport is a rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout sport compact based on the Renault Clio launched in 2001. As a result, despite the extra power, 0-62 mph for Phase 1 cars is 6.4 seconds. 2005 RENAULT Clio V6 Phase 2 Renaultsport Background The standard Renault Clio is a charming little thing; in a market where plodding mediocrity and penny-pinching is the norm, the little French hatchback is full of vim and pep. 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