The French manufacturer has just announced the Renault Twingo Gordini 133 price and the sporty small car will arrive in dealerships by mid-April 2010.
The Renault Twingo Gordini 133 comes with a Blue metallic finished exterior and two white racing stripes that start on the front bonnet and end at the rear plus redesigned bumpers, new fog light surrounds, and white painted exterior mirrors and rear spoiler.
The Renault Twingo Gordini 133 sits on 17 inch unique alloys while at the interior the car received sportier seats with lateral support, blue accents on the steering wheel and door panels and various other logos and inserts.
Power is provided by a 1.6-litre petrol engine that delivers 133 horsepower and only 200 units will be sold in UK.
The Renault Twingo Gordini 133 price starts at 14,500 GBP.
Renault press release :
- Twingo Gordini 133 priced £14,500 on the road
- Available to order from April with first deliveries in June
- Limited to 200 examples for the UK
The launch of Twingo Gordini 133 brings a luxury car with the
Gordini signature to the small car segment. Developed by Renaultsport,
this stylish small car exudes the spirit of Gordini, with a modern
Twingo Gordini 133 features a Malta Blue metallic finish with twin
white racing stripes, in keeping with its famous predecessors. The
front and rear bumpers are enhanced by gloss black centre sections,
while the fog light surrounds, door mirrors housing and rear spoiler
are all highlighted in a contrasting white finish.
This exclusive exterior styling package is completed by 17-inch Gordini alloy wheels with a polished face and black inner rim.
The same Gordini spirit continues inside thanks to Renaultsport
seats with extra lateral support clothed in dark grey leather with blue
details and Gordini-embossed logo. Blue detailing continues on to the
door panels, the gearlever gaiter and Gordini-badged gearknob. The
steering wheel is finished in blue and dark grey leather with two white
stripes to indicate the centre point, whilst the rev counter pod is
also in blue with a white face.
An exclusive plate will show the build number of the 200 examples that will come to the UK.
To ensure that it delivers performance as well as looks, the latest
addition to the Twingo range is based on the same performance and
equipment package as the Renaultsport 133 version:
- ‘Sport’ chassis with 17-inch wheels for outstanding road-holding that is equally suited to everyday motoring
- a feisty, responsive 1.6-litre 133hp petrol engine with a distinctive,specially-tuned exhaust
- precise, incisive steering for even greater fun at the wheel
- powerful, durable braking
In addition to the current Renaultsport 133 version, Twingo Gordini
133 features climate control, automatic headlight and wiper activation,
cruise control, speed limiter, ESC, 4x20W radio-CD with fingertip
steering wheel-mounted remote control and separate display, Bluetooth
connectivity, multifunctional TunePoint for personal music players
(iPod, MP3) and extra-tinted rear windows.
Customers can personalise their Gordini 133 with optional Pearl
Black paint instead of Malta Blue, the Cup chassis (lower ride height,
stiffer springs and dampers), Gordini wheels with a blue inner rim,
curtain airbags and an electrically-operated panoramic sunroof (no roof
stripes when fitted).
GORDINI: RENAULT’S SPORTING HERITAGE
Amédée Gordini, who developed almost 200,000 Renault vehicles over a
20-year period, achieved some of the brand’s greatest sporting
Born in 1899, within a year of Louis Renault building his very first
vehicle, Amédée Gordini was fascinated by automobiles and motor racing
from a very young age. After working as a racing mechanic in his teens,
Gordini developed his own sports racing and Grand Prix cars before
being engaged by Renault in the mid-1950s. The Renault 8 Gordini with
its bright blue paintwork and twin white stripes was one of his most
successful and iconic creations, finishing 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th in the
1964 Tour of Corsica rally. In 1966, the 1300cc version heralded the
Gordini Cup one-make race series and the blueprint for all single-make
Customers can order their Gordini from Renault dealerships from mid-April with the first deliveries arriving in June.