Following yesterday's reveal, the Sandero R.S. 2.0 is back in a first video showing how Renaultsport developed the relatively hot hatch.

Following yesterday's reveal, the Sandero R.S. 2.0 is back in a first video showing how Renaultsport developed the relatively hot hatch.

First model developed by Renaultsport outside Europe, the Sandero R.S. 2.0 was created specifically for Latin America and aims to be a no-frills cheap fun little car. At its heart is a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter naturally aspirated engine pushing out 145 bhp (108 kW) sent to the front axle exclusively through a six-speed manual transmission.

Unlike the regular Sandero supermini, this beefier RS version gets rear disc brakes along with a multitude of revisions to the suspension, steering and chassis to make it more nimble. There are also a number of styling upgrades as the Sandero pampered by Renaultsport boasts a beefier body kit with more aggressive bumpers, extended side skirts, dual exhaust setup, bigger alloy wheels and modified headlights & taillights.

Interior cabin changes are limited to new seats with greater lateral support, aluminum accents, contrasting stitching, updated instrument cluster dials as well as alloy pedals and an RS badge on the steering wheel.

Renault has announced they will start selling the Sandero R.S. 2.0 early next year at a yet undisclosed price tag.

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Renault shows how the Sandero R.S 2.0 was born [video]