Renault has announced a new version of the Clio for the UK market, called the Renaultsport 197 Lux which is meant to provide hot hatch thrills and a heavy dose of luxury.

Renault has announced a new version of the Clio for the UK market, called the Renaultsport 197 Lux. Meant to provide hot hatch thrills and a heavy dose of luxury the new version will be priced at £16,995 when it goes on sale this January.

The big news about the new model is that it includes £2,000 worth of equipment for just £1,000 more than the standard 197. Befitting of a luxury model the interior is decked out with leather upholstery, climate control, a 60W radio MP3 CD player, and a satin chrome finish to the air vents. Exterior features include brushed aluminum alloy wheels and a satin chrome finish to the door mirrors and to the air extraction grilles in the front wings. Rounding out the other standard equipment is automatic headlamps, automatic wipers, cornering lights, tinted rear windows.

Optional equipment includes electrically folding door mirrors (£100), a panoramic sunroof (£600), xenon headlamps (£550), Speedline wheels in either white or black (£100) or the acclaimed Cup chassis (£400).

 

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Renault Releases Clio Renaultsport 197 Lux (UK)