• Ford Fiesta ST Mountune versus Renault Clio RS

    Hot hatchbacks are valued here in the United States--but across the pond in the United Kingdom, they're truly adored. The Brits have plenty of hot hatches to choose from, which leads to long debates about which is the hottest and, presumably, the hatchiest. One of the all-time greats is the Renault Clio RS, thanks to its plucky power and sharp looks. But Ford is now ready to challenge the French king by way of the ultra-compact Fiesta ST. Additionally, it's getting some help from the folks at Mountune. To figure out which of the two was best, Chris Harris lined them both up and took to the...

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    Renault releases new photos of Clio RS ahead of UK launch

    Renault just unveiled the brand-new Clio in February and barely a month later it was out with the hotted-up Renaultsport (RS) variant in Geneva. The car features many of the same performance upgrades found on bigger brother the Megane RS, but in a more compact and peaky package. Now we have a new...

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    Renault Sport Experience: touring Europe with hot hatches

    The best way to make a small fortune in motorsports? Start with a large one. Yes, the old adage is true as ever, but it need not always be, at least in a few cases. The Renault Sport Experience is one way to get some track time on the cheap, and it's getting ready to hit some of the most famous...

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    Renault unveils facelifted Clio

    The Clio line of cars are very popular in Europe due to the flexibility of their small size, wide range of body styles and relatively long features list. To help bolster the range and boost sales further, Renault has today revealed a facelifted version of the basic three-door hatchback. The new car...

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    Renault Sport Clio R3 racing range gains new Access version

    Though the brand isn't sold in the U.S., Renault is known the world over for its Renault Sport brand and rally-bred hot hatches. The Clio Renault Sport R3 Maxi is one such vehicle, and now the French company has developed a lower-cost Access version to make entry into rally racing even easier...

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