2010 Renault Twingo RS R1 And R2 – Top Speed

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2010 Renault Twingo RS R1 and R2

on 12.8.2009 10:30 by Terence

One of the often overlooked cars out is the Renault Twingo. sure it is a compact city car aimed at the masses, but you must admit it has come a long way from the eyed micro car that was at the Paris Motor Show in 1992. The French in house at Renault Sport Technologies are to get their little people a bit more exposure by releasing two new built racing cars can be driven to and from the racetrack as as be competitive on it each with own level of … status.

The RS R2 begins life as a mere Renaultsport 133 road car powered by a 1.6 Liter 16V four banger develops 160 HP and is shifted via a five sequential gearbox. Taking the even further is the R1 version, with bolt in protective cage this is the model Renault will present to the FIA in to get it homologated for sanctioned racing Using the same high suspension components as the R2, the R1 takes the driven race car to a whole new and although you can still use the R1 to go get groceries, you want to think about in a trailer because you will be going racing.

Press after the jump .

Press release

Renaultsport is expanding its range of rally with the introduction of Twingo R2 and Twingo Renaultsport R1. Designed for looking for a modern, affordable and rally car, these two generation products make up the of a comprehensive range of competition that also includes the Renaultsport R3 Access and Maxi.

In to its success in world’s top motorsport Renaulsport’s history also to the models that have entire generations of drivers to their passion for the sport. In the spirit as cars such as the R8 the 5 GT Turbo and the group N Clio Williams, the Twingo Renaultsport R2 the latest affordable sports aimed at aspiring professional

Twingo Renaultsport R2

Like the Renaultsport 133 road car, the version offers day-to-day and first-class performance. The responsive, chassis features the same as the production model and has been specially to offer excellent and enhanced performance levels keeping servicing costs In addition to strengthening certain Twingo Renaultsport R2 is fitted bump- and rebound-adjustable shock allowing it to be set up for differing conditions and styles.

The specifically-prepared 4-cylinder engine develops 160hp at 7,250rpm – an extra compared to the production engine. with a five-speed ‘dog’ gearbox and steering column shift lever, the engine a maximum torque of 160Nm at giving it a wide power

From the design phase and through testing, Renault Technologies has taken the needs of drivers into account. use of its extensive expertise in designing cars, the technical team an accessible, easy-to-drive and attractively car, both to buy and run.

Renaultsport R2 already has a little an R1 version has also been FIA homologation. This model a much wider audience to rallying at a greatly reduced

Renaultsport Technologies is the first to offer a complete range of R cars, from Twingo R1 to Clio Renaultsport R3 Maxi.

Renaultsport R2 comes in the form of a kit featuring all the required parts for tyres). Customers who buy the kit will be to purchase a Twingo Renaultsport 133 at a price. This solution customers to obtain a complete, production car into which the kit is

Kits go on sale in early 2010, at the price of 27,990€ tax.

Design and interior

The version of the Twingo Renaultsport 133 the production model’s naturally looks. The only different design feature on the competition is the optional roof-mounted air intake. The compact proportions and sharp which in large part from the inclusion of a wide air grille in the front bumper, side sills and extended and rear wheel arches, on the already distinctive looks of the car, the perfect platform for the R2

Twingo Renaultsport R2’s clearly shows Renaultsport’s to improve efficiency. Twingo R2 has the same dashboard and central as on the road car, but comes two Sabelt Renaultsport seats and An LED instrumental panel displays all the information, both during the stages for the driver and at the service for the technical team.

A data system is also available as an

On the right of the steering wheel, the lever for the sequential dog box is within reach, as is the optional hydraulic lever. All electric controls are on a ‘power box’, placed to the of the co-driver seat.

Suspension and

In designing a car that is simple to reliable and effective on all surfaces, the smoothest tarmac to the roughest roads, Renault Sport opted for tried and tested solutions and reused many parts.

The front suspension McPherson technology, with lower arms and a standard bar. Optionally, the rubber can be replaced with spherical for greater driving precision. Renaultsport R2 comes with power-assisted steering, ensuring it can the specific demands of rallying, of the length and surface of the special

Also derived from the model, the rear suspension is a deflection torsion beam. it can be reinforced at strategic points.

Equipped with the latest in and rebound-adjustable twin-tube shock Twingo Renaultsport R2 has a broad of settings, so being adjustable for driving style.

Fitted standard callipers and discs, the system also comes specific motorsport brake At the front, Twingo Renaultsport has ventilated discs and 240mm discs at the rear.

The one-piece wheel rims are available in (tarmac) and 6×15” (gravel) and can be fitted with 195/50 R 16 or 195/65 R 15 (gravel) tyres.

The gravel kit comprises the four springs, the ball joints for the axle, the reinforced rear and protective elements. These decisions help to keep the of buying and servicing the car under In looking to design a car that is to drive, reliable and effective on all from the smoothest tarmac to the dirt roads, Renault Technologies opted for tried and technological solutions and reused production parts.

Engine and box

Twingo Renaultsport R2 features the 1,598cc 16-valve K4M RS engine by Renault Sport Technologies, the car is effective, reliable and fun-to-drive. The changes concern the pistons, flywheel, exhaust system and the of a specific air box. This preparation gives the engine an 27hp compared with the model, reaching a mighty (118kW) of power at 7,250rpm. torque (160Nm) is reached at

A specific motorsport ECU manages (power supply and ignition) and operations. It operates in conjunction a special electrical wiring and may be combined with an optional logging. Twingo Renaultsport engine has been designed to 2,500 kilometres of special between each service.

The sequential gearbox comes a ZF limited slip differential. is managed via a lever positioned to the steering wheel, which is with an engine cut-out This means the driver can use flat shifts while up through the gears. The clutch is a single disc.

Like the it can be used for both gravel and rallying. Three final settings are available to suit the characteristics of each event.

on road and track

Safety is a for Renaultsport Technologies. Twingo R2’s structure has been and strengthened to increase passive and safety levels. The original shell has been reinforced and now with a welded-in roll which complies with the specifications set out in Group R regulations and by the FIA after a crash test. The cage is made of more 40 metres of steel tubing and to the strength of the survival cell.

Renaultsport R2’s interior is with the latest equipment, Sabelt seats and six-point harness compatible with the restraint system. As an option, it is to select the seats with restraint as used on Clio R3. The inner door trims been removed to allow a panel made from materials to be installed.

The car has an electrically-controlled automatic fire system and a battery master

Twingo Renaultsport R1

At the outset, racing was all about drivers on each other in their own Renault Sport Technologies to return to the origins of racing, Twingo Renaultsport R1.

Renault Technologies is the first manufacturer to homologation for a car in this entry-level category. This basic can take part in all regional, and international rallies at a greatly cost. Twingo Renaultsport R1 is a car fitted with some safety equipment.

It gives with very limited the opportunity to get involved.

Starting the Twingo Renaultsport 133 road the R1 version is fitted with the welded roll cage as the R2, but it has two additional protective tubes and is to the body shell to easy The engine and gearbox are identical to the model. An ECU setting giving at lower engine speeds be homologated to improve mid-range

Provided FIA regulations are complied it is possible to convert Twingo R1 to Twingo Renaultsport R2 specification.

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