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Renault reveals RS Performance parts

By Chris Thompson, 10 Dec 2018 News

Renault reveals RS Performance parts news

Renault Sport fans soon to have access to track day upgrades and style modifications

Renault Sport has announced a line of performance upgrades and style parts for its Renault Clio RS and Megane RS.

Split between functional and aesthetic, the parts are available online with international shipping, meaning Australians can also get their hands on some RS goodies.

Currently, only the gen-IV Clio RS is catered for on the site, but parts are soon to be available across both current and previous Clios and Meganes.

Included in the mix of performance upgrades are parts such as brake and suspension packages, exhaust kits, and lighter carbon fibre bucket seats.

As for style parts, interior trim and external bodywork such as floormats and wings respectively are the first parts to be added to the site.

Also available is an RS bodywork kit inspired by the Clio R.S.16 concept, limited to 250 units.

Renault Sport performance project manager Guillaume Calvar says the program is a way to a bridge the gap between street cars and track cars for those who want something a little more than the standard RS car offers.

“R.S. Performance is a product offering that bridges the gap between sports and racing cars.

“It is our way of giving track enthusiasts everything they need to customise their Renault Sport vehicle and make it a beautiful, high-performance Track Day car.”

Renault Sport MD Patrice Ratti says there’s been demand for Renault to sell its own line of upgrades and track-focused parts for some time.

“With these lines of accessories and derivatives, we are responding to a strong demand expressed by our community,” Ratti says.

“Over the last 40 years, Renault Sport has sought to offer its passionate followers an environment in which they can exploit the potential of their car in the best possible conditions, whether they’re competing in the single-make races that have picked up where the legendary Gordini Cups left off or enjoying some sports driving on a Renault Sport Track Day.

“We are now expanding that environment to allow them to live their passion even more intensely, both in their everyday driving and on the track.”