- Nov 9, 2006
VIDEO: Renaultsport Clio and R26
Although it still lacks a range-topping sportscar that can capitalize on its racing success, Renault makes the best F1 cars and the best hot hatches, a fact with which it's hard to argue. The latest Renaultsport Clio might very well be the most direct and affordable beneficiary of trickle-down technology from F1 to the street.
This video, released by their performance division Renault Sport (in charge of both programs) makes the correlation, showing its F1 test driver Heikki Kovalainen driving bother cars. Comparing a hatchback to a formula one race car? Only the French....