Long term tests

Renaultsport Clio 200 Cup

The hardcore Cup chassis is a near-essential Clio 200 option, but it has its downsides

You’re a keen bunch, aren’t you? No sooner had evo 145 gone to press than I had dozens of replies to my query about the Clio’s sporadic alarm beep. Appears it’s a common occurrence, and a sign that I’m opening the door too fast! Big thanks to all who responded. And time for me to stop rushing around…

Running Costs

Date acquiredSeptember 2009
Total mileage17,536
Costs this month£99.99 (alignment check)
Mileage this month1601
MPG this month31.2


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