Now UK customers will be able to get closer than ever as the company is setting up a UK arm. Less certain is whether Renault Sport will make a production run of its new Clio R.S.16, driven this week. Catch those stories, and more, at the links below.
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Renault Sport Clio R.S.16 driven
Renault has just launched the updated Clio range and with it a refreshed Renault Sport, with higher levels of quality and a fruity Akrapovic exhaust.
It’s not quite a Clio R.S.16 though – that packs a Renault Sport Megane 2-litre engine and a manual transmission. And road test editor Dan Prosser has driven it – read about his experiences here.
Jaguar F-type R vs Porsche 911 Turbo S
Here’s a tip: If you’re ever sitting next to a Porsche 911 Turbo S at a set of traffic lights… don’t bother.
We’ve lined up the AWD Jaguar F-type R for the latest of our drag races, and the result isn’t pretty. This is the difference between a quick car and a ballistic one.
RUF sets up UK arm
More powerful Porsche news, with the announcement that RUF – a company best known for its 200mph take on classic Porsche models – is setting up a UK arm.
That’s great news for any RUF owners and any prospective buyers, and hopefully it’ll mean we’ll see a few more of their stunning creations on UK roads.
Smart Brabus Fortwo reviewed
And from one German, rear-engined car to another. Smart has just launched its latest Brabus-tweaked Fortwo, Fortwo Cabrio and Forfour, and we’ve driven them.
Where the old models were always restricted by their safety-conscious ESP systems, the latest model is a little more playful. It’s the best Brabus Fortwo yet, in fact.
Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 onboard
Muscle cars aren’t known for their cornering prowess, but over the last few years American firms have significantly stepped up their game.
The Camaro Z/28 is evidence of this, and this week we published its onboard video from evo Track Car of the Year. This muscle car really does go around corners…