2012 Renault Twingo RS

The 2012 Renault Twingo RS is a new look from one of the most sought after manufacturers in Europe.

The all purpose vehicle has been updated with sporty features and colors in order to appeal to multiple consumer bases that crave expansive functionality yet crave a sporty little speed machine.

All Purpose Package

The design package adds gunmetal toned components to accentuate its appearance and transform it into something impressive in appearance. Despite its good looks, the Twingo RS is perfect for hauling groceries or cruising on a weekend night out. Renault went the extra mile in transforming this model from the standard sporty vehicle into a visually and mechanically “must have” for enthusiasts.

Exterior & Interior

As mentioned, the sports package and colors really make the Twingo RS is a sight to behold. The exterior colors that are available include, blue, red, white, black, and offered as an option is the infamous Sirius Yellow, all set this vehicle into the sport class as they only bring racing to mind.

Yellow stitching, black trim and inserts, and all the other components that we desire in a sports package are included as well as high performance seats. Some of the interior accessories have white trim to add a new dimension to its overall appearance.

Truth be told, the color scheme and design package is what makes the Twingo RS what it is.

Sporty Performance

The new Renault Twingo RS takes to the road with a 1.6 liter 16 valve engine that boasts a surprising 133 horsepower. The vehicle comes standard with a sports chassis that allows for exceptional handling and response. An optional Cup chassis is offered that lowers the vehicle height for road hugging perfection when the desire to push the RS to its limits becomes a necessity.

More Features

This vehicle is ideal for anyone that desires a sporty model built by one of the leading manufacturers without breaking the pocketbook on fuel consumption. It is known to consume 3 percent less fuel than others and actually has exceptional performance considering the motor size.

The handling is ideal for winding country roads and will get you where you need to go with complete confidence.

The 2012 Renault Twingo RS represents sport and performance in a smaller class without losing any of the expectations that consumers have when it comes to this particular automaker.


General Info
Vehicle Type: Compact Base Price: £13,565.00
Fuel Tank Capacity: 8.8 gallons (40 liters) Miles Per Gallon: 32 city / 52 hwy
Length: 145 in. (368.7 cm) Wheel Base: 93 in. (236.8 cm)
Height: 57.8 in. (147 cm) Width: 75.8 in. (192.7 cm)
Curb Weight: 2313 lbs (1049 kg) Ground Clearance: 4.7 in. (12 cm)
Luggage Capacity: 8.1 cu ft Maximum Seating: 4 people
Engine: 16 Valve 4-cylinder Displacement: 1598 cc
Horsepower: 133 HP Max RPM: 6750 RPM
Torque: 160 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm Transmission: 5-Speed Manual
0-60 mph: 8.7 seconds Maximum Speed: 125 mph (201 km/h)