Renault Sandero RS performance hatch unveiled – completely new pictures

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Renault’s low-priced design will go on sale in Latin America through next year, nevertheless the idea won’t be coming to the UK

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The Renault Sandero RS has been revealed at the Buenos Aires motor show in Argentina.

Powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine developing 143bhp as well as also connected to a six-speed manual gearbox, the RS makes Great on a promise made by Renaultsport boss Patrice Ratti to produce a sportier edition of the Sandero. As well as its extra power, the RS gets tuned suspension, ESC, steering as well as also brake settings.

The extra power means the Sandero RS is actually capable of reaching 62mph in eight seconds, as well as also carries a top speed of 125.5mph. the idea weighs 1161kg – the heaviest Sandero weighs 1083kg by comparison.

The Sandero RS is actually the first RS-badged design to be built outside Europe. the idea is actually set to be sold exclusively in Latin America through next year, with no plans to bring your vehicle to the UK. which decision is actually likely due to the fact which the Sandero is actually badged as a Dacia here, rather than a Renault.

The most powerful edition of the Sandero currently on offer in Europe produces 101bhp through its 1.6-litre four-cylinder petrol engine. The power gains for the RS design might seem modest,nevertheless Ratti had already noted which big gains weren’t needed. “A Sandero is actually lighter than a Clio, so you don’t need which much power,” he said to Autocar last year.

Ratti also revealed which the completely new design is actually intended to spearhead the RS sub-brand’s growth from the emerging Latin American market.

The Sandero RS will sit as an entry-level option to the Renaultsport range, which also includes the Clio RS as well as also Mégane RS. Hot versions of the Captur as well as also Kadjar are also known to be on the cards, alongside possible future hot versions of the Twingo.

Renault has also released a video showcasing the development of your vehicle.

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