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Video: Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy test

November 7, 2017 |

The RenaultSport designation will get any genuine petrolhead’s heart beating faster. It’s a badge only worn by the hottest of hatches from the Renault stable. The Clio RS should be a case in point, but the move from a manual … Read More

Video: Renault Clio RS200 Lux impressions

October 19, 2017 |

Renault’s decision to swap the snappy, short-shift manual gearbox of the previous-generation Clio RS for a high-tech, dual-clutch version with shift paddles upset the petrolhead fraternity – and they had a point: it was clumsy, and got in the way … Read More

Fire-breathing Audi RS3 arrives in SA – and sedan format is a first

August 10, 2017 |

In Audi parlance, the RS badge signifies fire-breathing performance. The Ingolstadt automaker’s RS models are the cream of the dynamic crop, making the already rapid S-models seem, well, a little tame.

The latest additions to the Audi RS family in … Read More

Updated Clio RS allows bespoke choices

July 7, 2016 |

Renault Sport has dished up some pretty tasty performance cars over the years, and in pocket rocket terms, the Clio RS used to be one of our favourites – until the current generation eschewed the control and precision of a … Read More

Not quite Plus – but RS Q3 Performance has the power

February 8, 2016 |

New Performance moniker adds would be Plus levels of power to RS Q3

What do you do when you want to make one of your existing performance vehicles more powerful? You could decide to hold off until the facelift or … Read More

Ford to go beyond Focus RS

November 12, 2015 | | One Comment

According to insiders Ford is watching the release of the Focus RS very closely, but not for the reasons you would expect.

Since this is the first Focus hatchback to be released with all-wheel drive, Ford needs to keep track … Read More

New engine for new TT RS

October 15, 2015 |

Audi has been spotted testing their new generation Audi TT RS, which is meant to arrive in showrooms sometime next year. The recipe for this car seems pretty well established, but Audi could deviate from that mould and try something … Read More

Focus RS matches RS500 for power

September 16, 2015 |

Ford has finally released all the information relating to the new Focus RS, including its final power figure, which will sit at 257 kW and 440 Nm of torque. The latter can even be extended with overboost, which will push … Read More

One-Day test: Renaultsport Mégane 275 Trophy

August 14, 2015 |

They might not have invented the genre, but RenaultSport most certainly perfected the hot hatch. The ability to take a small and pretty average car like the Clio and turn it into the exciting driver-orientated Clio RenaultSport, as at home … Read More

Hot Hyundai i30 all but confirmed

July 8, 2015 |

Hyundai has been spotted testing a performance version of its i30 family hatchback, but according to the South Korean manufacturer it’s not what you would expect. While nothing is official yet, the car is set to compete against the segment’s … Read More