- Body Type: Coupe
- Full Service History
- 56,200 Km
- Year Built: 2001
- Engine Size: 3.0L
- Trans: Manual
- Ext color: Iceberg Silver
- Int color: Black Leather
A spin-off from the Clio Trophy race car series and first previewed at the Paris Motor Show in 1998, the Clio V6 230 Mk 1 finally hit the streets in 2001. Mid-engined and rear-wheel drive with a 3.0 litre V6 engine where the rear seats would normally be, the Clio V6 gives the driver supercar characteristics in a “pocket sized” package.
All Clio V6s were hand assembled. The Clio V6 Mk1s were assembled at the Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR) workshops in Uddevalla in Sweden, using parts shipped from France. For the Clio V6 Mk2 production was returned to the Vee’s spiritual home at the ex-Alpine Renaultsport Dieppe factory. To recognize the relative rarity of Clio V6s, each car is numbered with a plaque on the centre console behind the handbrake.
The automobile’s dimensions are as follows: length – 3804.00 mm, width – 1810.00 mm, height – 1351.00 mm. In addition, the length of the front track of this model is 1484.00 mm, its rear track is 1499.00 mm and its wheelbase is 2511.00 mm. Its ground clearance is 105.00 mm. The curb weight of the automobile is 1409 kg. The Renault Clio Sport V6 engine is naturally-aspirated, 6-cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder and has a double overhead camshaft (DOHC) and engine displacement of 2946 cc. The cylinders are V-arranged. The piston stroke length is 82.60 mm and the cylinder diameter is 87.00 mm. The compression ratio is 11.40:1. The maximum power of the engine is 169 kW / 230 ps at 6000 rpm and its maximum torque is 299 Nm at 3750 rpm. This model has an injection fuel system. A wet sump oiling system of the engine is used for lubricating its parts. From 0 to 60 mph the vehicle can accelerate for 6.60 s. For 26.70 s the automobile makes one kilometer and for 15.20 s – a quarter mile. This model has a 0.37 drag coefficient, its frontal area being 2.0100 m2 and the drag area – 0.7437 m2. The Renault Clio Sport V6 has a 6-speed manual transmission. The top gear ratio is 0.76:1. This automobile has an extra urban fuel consumption of 8.92 l/100 km, urban of 14.89 l/100 km and combined fuel consumption of 11.19 l/100 km. The fuel tank’s volume is 61.00 l. The rating of CO2 emissions is 267 g/km. The vehicle’s steering box is power assisted rack and pinion type. The number of complete rotations made by the steering wheel from one extreme position to another is 2.75. The front suspension includes anti-roll bar, independent, MacPherson strut and the rear suspension – anti-roll bar, independent, MacPherson strut. The turning circle of this automobile is 13.00 m. The size of the front wheels is 7 x 17. The size of the rear wheels is 8.5 x 17. The type/size of the front tyres is 205/50 ZR 17. The rear tyres are 235/45 ZR 17. The front brake system includes ventilated disks. The rear brakes are fitted with ventilated disks, servo assistance, anti-lock braking system (ABS). The rear brakes diameter is 300.00 mm and the front brakes diameter is 330.00 mm.
This particular example number #108# that was built on the 24th of March 2001, finished in “Iceberg Silver” with a black leather interior, showing 56,200 km on the odometer, this car has been well looked after and maintained.