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Top driving roads around Melbourne: Reefton Spur

Welcome to another instalment of our little Top Driving Roads series, intended to highlight some of the best, most challenging, and most fun roads we (occasionally) get to drive on. To clarify, driving isn’t always about going fast; we want to make that bit clear...

2017 Renault Clio Zen review

The recently updated 2017 Renault Clio has doubled-down on its French flair, but is it still a worthy challenger in a hotly-contested segment?

2017 Renault Clio Intens review

The 2017 Renault Clio range has been rejigged, with a new 'luxurious' model at the top of the range. This is it – the new Clio Intens.

The Nürburgring Review - in a rental car

For any motoring enthusiast, no trip to Europe would be complete without a visit to Germany’s legendary Nürburgring, the motoring Mecca that has redefined the way we judge automotive performance. Home to the famous 24-hour race, the Ring remains the Holy Grail for motor sport, yet these days it’s mostly used by car manufacturers from around the globe as the ultimate proving ground...

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Renault Clio Videos

Renault Clio RS220 Trophy v Renault Megane RS265 Cup - Hillclimb Battle

Read the article here. We put the Renault Clio RS220 Trophy head-to-head against the Renault Megane RS265 Cup, in a lap-time battle around the 1.3-kilometre Haunted Hills hillclimb circuit in Victoria. Teaming a 162kW/260Nm turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder with a dual-clutch automatic transmission and a launch control system, the limited edition Renault Clio RS220 Trophy claims 0-100km/h in 6...

The Nurburgring Review : RSR track car rentals

As a motoring enthusiast, no trip to Europe would be complete without a visit to the Mecca of motoring… The Nurburging. Although The Ring is the Holy Grail of motorsport and home to the famous 24-hour race, these days it is use by car manufactures from around the globe as the ultimate proving ground, such are the demands of the circuit...

2015 Renault Clio RS track day review - Sandown Raceway

Read the article here. Renault likes to think of its RS cars as having DNA that comes from the racetrack but translates to the road. Well, today, we’re going back the other way, taking the city-dwelling Clio RS to Sandown Raceway for another CarAdvice weekend warrior track test… Now my voice might not be the best today but luckily it’s not about me it’s about this...

Our French Picks for Bastille Day

To celebrate Bastille Day, CarAdvice.com.au takes a look at six French cars we think you should have on your list when shopping for a new car.

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Renault Clio Comparisons

Renault Clio RS220 Trophy v Renault Megane RS265 Cup: Comparison Review

Intra-brand rivalries can be fun. Comparing the top-spec variant of one model in a manufacturer's line-up with the entry-level version of another, can often deliver interesting outcomes. And when the gap between them, in sheer dollar terms anyway, is rather close, things can be even more interesting...

City car comparison : Mazda 2 v Volkswagen Polo v Toyota Yaris v Honda Jazz v Renault Clio

In the past few months, fresh technology once the reserve of expensive premium cars has made a final cascade to one of the most affordable classes – light hatchbacks. The ‘cascade effect’ is nothing new in the automotive industry, where advanced equipment starts only in the priciest cars and eventually filters down into cheaper models as years go by...

Mini Cooper S v Renault Clio RS : Comparison Review

The new-generation Mini is all grown-up. So can the Cooper S cut it against one of its toughest rivals?

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Renault Clio News

Top driving roads around Melbourne: Reefton Spur

Welcome to another instalment of our little Top Driving Roads series, intended to highlight some of the best, most challenging, and most fun roads we (occasionally) get to drive on. To clarify, driving isn’t always about going fast; we want to make that bit clear...

2018 Renault Clio RS Trophy pricing and specs

The toughened-up new 2018 Renault Clio RS Trophy goes on sale locally today, priced from $42,990 (drive away). Packing a 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 162kW (220hp) of power and 260Nm of torque, the engine is capable of increasing torque output by 20Nm to 280Nm in fourth and fifth gears using an overboost feature...

2018 Renault Clio RS pricing and specs: New looks, more kit

The facelifted 2018 Renault Clio RS is now on sale in Australia, almost a year on from its European-market unveiling. Arriving on the heels of its recently launched regular siblings, the revised RS is again offered in just Sport and Cup forms, but the Trophy model - with its new Akrapovic exhaust system and lower suspension - is out of sight...

2017 Renault Clio pricing and specs: Facelifted hatch brings sharper pricing, more kit

UPDATE, August 1: The updated Clio RS is now also on sale in Australia. Details here. The updated 2017 Renault Clio range has hit Australian showrooms this week, bringing a revised look, added features and sharp pricing. Starting at $15,990 plus on-road costs for the entry-level Life manual and stretching to $22,990 for the Intens and GT-Line range toppers, the new Clio starts over $2000 cheaper than the model it replaces...

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Renault Clio Owner Reviews

2005 Renault Clio Sport 182 Cup F1 review

Research, magazine reviews, and word of mouth confirmed this Clio would be insane fun. Evo, Car and many other UK car mags that I had read years ago loved the Clio, and the first test drive of one confirmed all of the quirks and awesomeness. The particular colour (French Racing Blue) was a big pull, as were the aftermarket wheels and Koni/Eibach suspension combo...

2014 Renault Clio Expression Review

I've had my little Clio for just over two years now and during this time, I'd developed a strong affection for it. Despite my initial reservations about purchasing a French car, it's surprisingly been absolutely faultless in the time that I've owned it. The Clio is quite well equipped and at the time that I purchased the car, it was the cheapest new car in Australia with standard satellite navigation...

2003 Renault Clio Expression Verve Review

I've had my Clio for 4.5 years now. I needed a cheap temporary car, and after a few too many drinks one night and an online auction, I became the new owner of a 9 year old Renault Clio. It had 143,000km, and I've since put another 90,000km on it. Despite my tipsy state, coming from a bigger newer car, the 4 airbags, ABS, and 4 star safety were what got me interested in the Clio...

2001 Renault Clio Sport Review

It's small, and it has a lot of rattles and it's not the most refined car in the world but I love it. Renault Sport built their reputation on driver's cars and this is certainly one of those. My particular example has had the typically made-of-cheese French engine mounts replaced with rigid items which greatly increases NVH but also increases throttle response (and they won't need to be replaced again!)...

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Renault Clio Galleries

2018 Renault Clio RS Trophy pricing and specs
2017 Renault Clio Zen review

2017 Renault Clio Zen review

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