The Renault Clio is a small car of the French automobile manufacturer Renault, which is available as a three and five-door. The first Renault Clio sparked in mid-1990, the second generation of the Renault 5 from. Renault Clio has been available since mid-1999 notchback version of the Renault Clio is called Renault Thalia or Renault Clio Symbol and enjoys great popularity especially in Eastern Europe.
Renault Clio I
Renault Clio I was first officially presented in 1990 as a successor to the Renault 5. The vehicle has gained wide acceptance in the eyes of journalists, who awarded him the title of “Car of the Year” in 1991. In the initial phase of production, the car was offered with petrol engines with capacities of 1.1L (designation C1E), 1.2L (E5F, E7F) and 1.4 liters and diesel engine capacity of 1.9 liters (F8Q). Over time, the range of power units complemented engines with a capacity of 1.8 liters, and used in the four-unit of sporting versions 1.8 16V and 2.0 16V (Renault F7R engine in a limited edition version of Clio Williams).
In March 1994, Renault Clio has undergone modernization, as a result of which appeared in the model designation of “Phase II”. Changes included exterior design elements of the bodywork, as well as a small cosmetics interior. Renault Clio extended also equipped with passive safety. The offer was gone obsolete engine 1.1L.
Renault Clio II
Designed from scratch, the car stands out through its modern design, clearly referring to the predecessor. The engine range consisted of modernized units of 1.2 l (D7F) and 1.4 l (E7J) known from the previous generation Clio, and the 1.6-liter (K7M) and 1.6 16V (K4M) previously used in the larger model Renault Mégane. Available were also diesel engines, naturally aspirated and turbocharged, with a capacity of 1.9 liters. In 2000, he appeared in the 1.4 16V (K4J), and a year later, 1.2 16V (D4F), which replaced ośmiozaworowy engine 1.4 l (E7J). Also in 2000 he appeared sports version of the Clio II called Sport. Was powered engine capacity of 2.0 liters (F4R) and the power of 169 hp. Clio allowed to spin up to 100 km/h in 7.3 seconds and reach a speed of 220 km/h.
In 2012, during the Motor Show in Sao Paulo presented the Clio Mercosur / Clio Mio being modernized model of the second generation. Auto is intended for the market of South America . The vehicle received a new front fascia with new headlights and grille and a new rear belt with new lamps and tailgate.
Renault Clio III
Auto was built on the basis of the floor slab produced in cooperation of Renault with the Japanese concern Nissan , shared among model Renault Modus , Nissan Micra, and Nissan Note . Initially, the vehicle was produced only in the version of the hatchback variant of 3 and 5-door, and then to offer in 2007 introduced presented at the Motor Show in Frankfurt version of the station wagon vehicle called Sport Tourer , which is produced in Turkey. In 2007 he presented the sports version of the vehicle F1 Team R27, which received engine with 197 hp and yellow body color with black elements. In 2009, the car undergoes the facelift. Changed among others headlights conformed to the model Renault Megane and the radiator grille, front bumper which have been used large fog lights . At the rear of the vehicle have been changed lamps. In the competition for the European Car of the Year 2006 model he took the 1st position, it was the first case where the same model again won first place .
Renault Clio IV
Renault Clio IV was first presented at the Motor Show in Paris in 2012. The Renault Clio was designed by Laurens van der Acker, a new style characterized by three words: simple, warm and sensual. The manufacturer gave the first of a three-door variant model for a more sporty five-door styling model. In 2014, the offer is enriched by the vehicle version of the Clio RS Gordini, who got reinforced-cylinder 1.6-liter turbo with 230 hp and 285 Nm of torque. Compared to a conventional RS Clio, the power was increased by 30 km, the rotation torque of 51 Nm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 5.9 seconds, while top speed should drive home to 250 km/h.
During the Motor Show in Geneva in 2015, presented the sports version of the Renault Clio RS 220 EDC Trophy. Auto received a revised operating characteristics of the engine and a larger turbocharger system allowing the engine capacity of 1.6 liters was the power of 220 hp. The Renault Clio was lowered and hardened suspension.