Renault Clio 

  • 2003
  • 172 HP 3.0L
  • 136 mph
The front suspension castor angle has been increased and a larger anti-roll bar is now connected via drop-links for improved efficiency.
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With a two-seat, rear-drive layout and a V6 engine transversely installed in between, the Clio V6 is a one of most exciting hot hatches.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Renault Clio

0-60mph

Renault Clio
6.3 s
MP4-12C
3.1 s

Top speed

Renault Clio
136 mph
MP4-12C
205 mph

Top Gear track time

Renault Clio
1:36.20
MP4-12C
1:16.20
Impreza WRX STI
1:30.10

1/4 mile

Renault Clio
14.8 s
MP4-12C
11 s
Cooper S S
17.79 s

Data points Key details of the Renault Clio

Horsepower

Renault Clio
172 HP
MP4-12C
591 HP
Supra Turbo
322 HP

Torque

Renault Clio
151 ft-lb
MP4-12C
442 ft-lb
Supra Turbo
321 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Renault Clio V6

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The front suspension castor angle has been increased and a larger anti-roll bar is now connected via drop-links for improved efficiency.
Thanks to new mounting points and longer radius arms, the rear wheels are moved further aft.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Renault
Year 2003

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 13.06 lb/hp
Maximum hp 172 HP @ 7,150 RPM
Maximum torque 151 ft-lb @ 4,650 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,000 cc
Cylinders V6
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 11.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.43 in / 3.25 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 136 mph
1/4 mile 14.8 s
0-60mph 6.3 s
Top gear time 1:36.20
Tsukuba circuit time 1:09.30
Hockenheim short lap time 1:20.0

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,246 lb
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