• Nov 9, 2006

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....

[Source: RenaultSport]



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      • 8 Years Ago
      I wouldn't mind seeing the Nissan Versa with some of the same verve offered by the Renaultsport Clio... and in a two-door model.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Uh...right. It's OK if Ferrari uses their F1 pedigree to advertise, say, the F50 or the Enzo.

      But Renault using F1 to advertise a Clio? Please...
      • 8 Years Ago
      Does anyone remember the most direct link from Renault's F1 program to an auto.......the Escape F1
      • 8 Years Ago
      It was an Espace F1. Minivan F1. Not an escape.