Renault is working on a hotter Clio RS

Renault is working on a hotter Clio RS

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The French website TheAutomobilist has published a few pictures with a hotter version of the Clio RS model. The French hothatch features a more aggressive body. We see beefier wheel arches, modified side skirts, bigger air intakes in the front part and a massive rear wing to deliver more downforce.

Renault Megane RS 265 Trophy vs Subaru BRZ

Renault Megane RS 265 Trophy vs Subaru BRZ

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EVO has recently tested the new Subaru BRZ against the Renault Megane RS 265 Trophy on track to see which is the fastest and most enjoyable out of the two.

The result is rather surprising and you’ll have to watch the video yourself to find out why but before you do that here are some quick reminders referring to these two cars.

Audi RS Q3 Concept Preview

Audi RS Q3 Concept Preview

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Audi will bring the RS Q3 Concept at this 2012 Beijing Motor Show next week, a vehicle based on the Q3 that previews a high-performance production model.

The Audi RS Q3 Concept uses a 2.5-litre 5-cylinder TFSI engine which combines direct injection with turbocharging and produces 360 HP (265 kW). This engine is linked to the car’s permanent all-wheel drive system via a 7-speed S tronic transmission which redistribute forces to the rear axle via a hydraulic multi-plate clutch when slip is detected.

Renault Clio RS Red Bull Racing RB7 Edition

Renault Clio RS Red Bull Racing RB7 Edition

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13 Mar 2012
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Renault has introduced the Clio RS Red Bull Racing RB7 Edition, a limited run model which celebrates the automaker’s involvement in Formula 1 in 2011.

Described as a vehicle dedicated to performance, the Renault Clio RS Red Bull Racing RB7 comes with Sirius Yellow painted elements (F1 style blade, door mirrors and diffuser) in contrast with the Profond Black body colour, 18 inch black Interlagos wheels wrapped in Bridgestone RE050A tyres, a chequered-pattern roof decal and Red Bull Racing badging on the doors.

Video: Lamborghini Aventador vs 911 GT2 RS vs SLS AMG

Video: Lamborghini Aventador vs 911 GT2 RS vs SLS AMG

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22 Dec 2011
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Autocar is yet to complete a comprehensive road test with the flashy Lamborghini Aventador, but until that happens, they published a video in which we get the idea of what the Italians have achieved this time.

The Brits have set up a drag race in which the Aventador accelerates side by side with the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and the SLS AMG, models which are around 80,000 GBP cheaper than the Aventador.

2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS Revealed

2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS Revealed

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19 Dec 2011
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GM has revealed the sportier version 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS ahead of its debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show.

The Sonic RS is scheduled to go on sale in late 2012, and thanks to its 1.4-litre Ecotec turbo (the only turbocharged powertrain in this segment), the American hatch will deliver 138 HP (103 kW) and 148 lb-ft (200 Nm) of torque via a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission.

G Power M3 Tornado RS

G Power M3 Tornado RS

Custom Cars
28 Sep 2011
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After introducing their 635 HP version BMW M3 GTS back in May, the German tuners from G Power are now unleashing the most powerful M3 ever created, something which they now call the M3 Tornado RS.

The car features the G Power SK III “Sporty Drive” Supercharger System, a modified crankshaft which increases the V8’s displacement by 15 percent, from 4.0 to 4.6-litres, a carbon fiber airbox which is 4 Kg lighter than the standard one and a custom cooling system that helps keep temperature at optimum levels.

Carlsson CK63 RS Mercedes CLS 63 AMG

Carlsson CK63 RS Mercedes CLS 63 AMG

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12 Sep 2011
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In a second announcement made by German tuner Carlsson today we find out about its plans of bringing a new tuned version of the Mercedes CLS 63 AMG at this year’s IAA in Frankfurt.

The program is called the Carlsson CK63 RS and it refers to a series of styling upgrades complemented by a power kit for the V8 bi-turbo from under the bonnet. Starting with the exterior the German four door coupe received a new front spoiler and carbon fiber front spoiler lip, painted stainless steel grille inserts, a discrete trunk lip spoiler and a rear bumper integrated a carbon diffuser.

TECHART GTStreet RS Porsche 911 GT2 RS

TECHART GTStreet RS Porsche 911 GT2 RS

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12 Sep 2011
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Apart from announcing their first individualization program for the new Porsche 911, the German specialists from Techart have also said they will bring a tuned version of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS at this week’s Frankfurt Motor Show.

Named the TECHART GTStreet RS the car will feature an impressive power upgrade program (TA 097/T2.2) which will enable an output level of 720 PS (530 kW) and 900 Nm of torque. This will make the Porsche 911 GT2 RS rocket from 0 to 100 kmph in 3.3 seconds and from 0 to 200 kmph in 9.5 seconds.

Renault Clio RS by MR Car Design

Renault Clio RS by MR Car Design

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07 Sep 2011
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The German tuning specialists from MR Car Design decided to enhance the 3-door version Renault Clio RS with a series of upgrades in order to make little French hatch a bit more dynamic.

These upgrades include a reworked wheel and tire combination, which now features 18 inch rims wrapped in Michelin tires size 225/35-18, plus a custom exhaust system from Akrapovic which features a welded collector and a 200-cell metallic catalyst.