Hatchback Renault Clio new generation shown on videoJuly 17, 2018
Sales of new items will begin in Europe at the beginning of next year. The main competitors of the hatchback will be Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo
Tests hatchback Renault Clio new generation took on the video. The corresponding video was published on the YouTube channel Motor1. Tests of the car passed in France. Judging by the video, Clio’s new generation design will receive the features of the Renault Symbioz concept.
The car will differ from its predecessor with a new radiator grille, C-shaped LED headlamps, and a different hood. Serious changes are also expected in the cabin of the car. Most likely, the overall dimensions of the hatchback will remain the same.
The novelty will be built on the updated CMF-B platform, which the car will share with the Nissan Micra. In the engine range will enter a new 1.3-liter gasoline engine with a turbo. The power of the unit will be about 150 hp. According to unofficial data, overclocking to hundreds with such an engine will take less than 8 seconds for the novelty.
Also, customers will be offered a 1.0-liter petrol engine. Its dynamic characteristics are still unknown. In addition, the car will retain a 1.5-liter diesel engine. At the same time, the unit will be substantially modernized.
The engines will work together with a six-speed manual gearbox. Optionally, customers will be offered an automatic transmission with double clutch.
According to unofficial data, the premiere of the car will be held at the motor show in Paris in September this year. Sales of new items will begin in Europe at the beginning of next year. The main competitors of the hatchback will be Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo.
Renault has updated the Clio hatchback as early as 2016. A new 1.5-liter diesel engine entered the engine lineup. The power of the unit is 110 horsepower. The engine works in conjunction with a six-speed manual gearbox. In addition, a 120-horsepower 1.2-liter petrol engine in addition to the robotic transmission is offered with a six-speed manual transmission.