Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Renault Gordini shall write on the Twingo

After the Twingo and the Clio RS earlier this year, it was the turn of the Twingo short to benefit from Gordini. Renault opens this week orders for its Twingo Gordini in blue livery barred from the famous white stripes.

Unsurprisingly, the Twingo Gordini dressed in a blue body Malta lined with two white stripes of the famous brand. Alloy of lamps, mirrors and rear spoiler also features a color matched.

Inside, the upholstery is mixed (leather and fabric), black and blue with embroidered "Gordini" and white topstitching. This "French Touch", says Renault, is also found on the steering wheel, leather-wrapped blue with double white stripes, the tachometer (strapping and white background), the shifter knob (blue metal siglé Gordini), the pedals (aluminum), or the center console (black lacquer).

The radius of the equipment, the manufacturer offers standard air conditioning (manual or automatic, depending on the country), the limiter / cruise control, radio CD/MP3, the kit Bluetooth hands-free calling, voice recognition, and independent rear seats.

The Twingo Renault Gordini is marketed in France from 14,800 euros in petrol version 100 bhp and 16,550 euros with the dCi 85 hp (500 euro bonus ecological).

As a reminder, Renault Gordini, named after the famous trainer Amédée Gordini, were formerly distinguished by their sport and finish their blue tint. Several models were well received their mythical Gordini declination, as the R8, recognizable by its four round headlights, his body blue and white stripes on the hood. In total, over 200,000 Renault Gordini had been sold at the time.

Relaunched early 2010, the Gordini represents about two-thirds of sales Twingo and Clio RS third sold in Europe.

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