Ford and Renault Come Up With Innovative Vehicles at Geneva
|   Friday, March 22, 2013
Ford has announced plans to manufacture just one RS model at a time in the market. This announcement comes from the European manufacturing head of Ford and at a time the RS lineup was beginning to attain huge popularity and hype in the market. Ford has recently unveiled its RS segment at the Geneva Motor Show and speculations suggest that the next generation RS model from Ford could be the much hyped Ford Focus RS.

The Focus RS could be out for sale as early as 2015 and Ford is planning on sending the vehicle up to production.
The Focus RS could be followed by the Fiesta RS, however these are unconfirmed reports. As of now, Ford plans on focusing solely on the Mustang models as the war between the big three pony cars manufacturers are set to begin again.

Chevrolet has come up with the latest model of the Camaro while Dodge has brought in the Challenger. Ford is designing the new model of the Mustang and this is expected to be a big year for the pony car lovers. However, the RS lineup is a practical choice for Ford at the moment and this is more than just a badge.

The cars sporting the RS badge will be completely different than the base models of the vehicle. The cars will feature external modifications as well as mechanical changes which is set to enhance the overall performance of the vehicles. The RS lineup is expected to be more aggressive than the ST lineup and this has made the performance lovers stand up and appreciate the upcoming RS models. However, the news of a singular RS model to be available at a time comes as a surprise to many.

Renault has announced the price of the Clio Renault Sport 200 EDC at the Geneva Motor Show. The entry price of the vehicle is £18,995 and is at par with that of the Peugeot 208 GTI. However, the entry level pricing makes the Clio Renault Sport costlier than the Ford Fiesta ST by £2,000.

Ford announced two distinct right hand drive models for the UK while the luxury options will set the buyers back by £1,000. The kit will include all standard and advanced kits for performance and body structure and the vehicle is expected to feature Renault's or Link Advanced infotainment system. A cup chassis will be available for an additional £450 and it comprises of a 3mm suspension drop. The chassis stiffness has been increased by 15 percent while Dunlop tires have been used on the front and rear wheels.

Metallic paint will be available for the vehicle for an extra £535 while orders for the Clio Renault Sport have already commenced. Renault has made some serious modifications to this vehicle and the Clio Renault Sports 200 EDC should be available across showrooms fall June 2013. The final specifications have been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this week and customers are already lined up to take the vehicle home.
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