2010 Renault Clio 20th Anniversary Special Edition
Renault Clio has been notably a landmark model for 20 years, noted since 1990 while keeping its slogan “Elle a Tout d’une Grande” (The Small Car with Big Car Attributes). And now to mark Clio’s 20-year long career as an international best seller, Renault has decided to introduce exclusive ‘20th’ limited edition versions of three- and five-door Clio, Clio Estate and Clio Renault Sport.
Renault Clio Estate ‘20th’
The ‘20th’ limited edition versions of Renault Clio are immediately recognizable by specific ‘20th’ badging on their B pillars, as well as the gloss black finish of their front bumper mouldings, exterior mirrors and side protective moulding end-pieces which contrast with the body colour exterior door handles.
Inside the cabin, the dashboard features visible stitching, plus anthracite grey air vents and centre console, in addition to ‘20th’ badging on the front door sills. Based on the Dynamique equipment level, the ‘20th’ limited edition versions of Renault Clio (depending on country) are also equipped with manual or automatic climate control, cruise control with speed limiter and an 80W Radiosat-CD with MP3 playback, plus Bluetooth® and Plug & Music connectivity.
The optional Carminat available are Clio I (4 million); Clio II (4.5 million since 1998) ; Clio III (more than 1.5 million since 2005), Clio Thalia/Symbol (700 000), except Pearlescent Black versions (on which are finished in dark grey).
TomTom® navigation system features IQ RoutesTM technology and Advanced Lane Guidance which take day-by-day traffic pattern statistics into account when computing routes. The ‘20th’ limited edition versions of Clio are available in a choice of six body colours: Metallic Grey Blue, Pearlescent Black, Platine Grey, Dyna Red, Cassiopée Grey, and non-metallic Glacier White.
The engines available for Clio “20th” are the same as those which feature of the Dynamique Version, these limited edition versions to comply with the three criteria necessary to qualify for the Renault eco2 signature. In France, the versions powered by the dCi 70 and dCi 85 engines qualify for the state’s €500 eco-bonus subsidy.
Renault Clio R.S. ‘20th’
The Clio Renault Sport line-up has also been treated to a special ‘20th’ limited edition version. Its bodywork features an exclusive two-tone livery, with a black roof, upper hatch rail and lip spoiler contrasting with the rest of the body’s brand new Pearlescent Givre finish.
The front stands out through the bumper’s gloss black moulding and anthracite exterior mirrors which echo the gloss black rear diffuser and anthracite splitter. The ‘20th’ limited edition version of Renault Clio R.S. sits on 17-inch Be Bop diamond-effect alloy wheels.
‘20th’ badging can be seen on the door pillars, while the plushly appointed interior features visible dashboard stitching, satin-finish chrome air vents, specific silver grey cloth upholstery and front carpet mats.
Clio Renault Sport ‘20th’ is equipped with different equipment in different markets. The list of comfort-enhancing features includes electrically folding exterior mirrors, one-touch electric windows and an 80W radio-CD with MP3 playback, and Bluetooth® and Plug & Music connectivity. On the safety front, Clio R.S. ‘20th’ comes with cruise control and speed limiter, additional cornering lights and curtain airbags.
The ‘20th’ limited edition versions of three- and five-door Clio and Clio Estate will be on sale in March in Europe (except Portugal). In France, order books will open on February 9, and prices will start from €14,350, representing a saving to the customer of four per cent. Clio Renault Sport ‘20th’ will be on sale in its principal European markets in March. In France, order books will open on February 9. Clio Renault Sport ‘20th’ will cost €24,700.