01.04.2021: Renault Clio Rally4 acquired its homologation from the FIA on Thursday. This new step paves the way in which for the primary deliveries and the aggressive debut of the most recent automotive designed by Renault’s buyer racing actions.

Renault Clio Rally4 acquired its homologation from the FIA on Thursday. This new step paves the way in which for the primary deliveries and the aggressive debut of the most recent automotive designed by Renault’s buyer racing actions.

Having accomplished its homologation course of with the FIA’s technical division, Clio Rally4 can now put together for its true baptism of fireplace within the upcoming weeks.

Resolutely targeted on efficiency, the brand new two-wheel drive rally automotive is the results of the savoir-faire of the Viry-Châtillon and Dieppe groups and has additionally benefited from the experience of skilled drivers, together with Stéphane Sarrazin, Bryan Bouffier, Jean-Sébastien Vigion and Manu Guigou.

After a number of months and greater than 5,000 kilometres of growth testing, Renault Clio Rally4 made its first public look because the zero automotive on the Monte-Carlo Rally with the crew of Florian Bernardi and Victor Bellotto.

Based mostly on Clio Rally5, from which it takes the physique, the protection components assembly the newest requirements, the pedals, the steering column and the subframe, Clio Rally4 is designed to grow to be the brand new reference in its class.

To realize this, Renault’s buyer racing division has paid specific consideration to all points of efficiency. The 4-cylinder 1330cc TCe 16-valve engine has been extensively reworked with the event of a brand new turbo, new pistons, new camshaft and new connecting rods.

Nonetheless coupled to a SADEV gearbox, the block has additionally acquired particular consideration relating to its torque vary and energy whereas having already anticipated the longer term introduction of a restrictor within the FIA Rally4 technical rules.

Different mechanical parts have additionally been the main target of improved efficiency and reliability. Clio Rally4 comes with PFC Brakes and BOS Suspension adjustable shock absorbers, that are on the forefront of the most recent know-how.

Following its profitable first public look within the Principality, Clio Rally4 can be campaigned by personal groups. On the identical time, synergies can be shaped with the varied nationwide and regional Clio Trophies. The perfect Juniors in these competitions in 2021 will get an official programme with Clio Rally4 subsequent season.

For extra details about Clio Rally4, please contact [email protected]

Benoît Nogier, Industrial Racing Director : “This homologation rewards the unbelievable work our groups have put into the design and growth of Clio Rally4. We’re very pleased with our newest product. This automotive has been designed with out compromise when it comes to efficiency, security and enjoyable on all surfaces. Clio Rally4 has one objective : to grow to be the brand new benchmark in its class.

Clio Rally4 completely meets the specs we set for ourselves because it was confirmed on the troublesome levels of the Monte Carlo. Our subsequent milestone is the primary deliveries to prospects, and the aggressive debut this spring. We’re already engaged on some thrilling tasks that we are able to’t wait to unveil to you !”

Clio Rally4 specs

•    • Base : Clio RS Line
•    • Construction : Welded metal monocoque
•    • Entrance axle : Pseudo McPherson
•    • Rear axle : H axle
•    • Suspension : Bos Suspension three-way adjustable shock absorber and hydraulic cease
•    • Kind : 1.3 TCe Renault – 4 cylindres – 16 valves
•    • Turbocharger : Borg Warner –30mm restrictor
•    • Cooling : manufacturing by-product
•    • Gasoline supply : direct injection
•    • Energy : 215hp
•    • Torque : 350Nm
•    • Most RPM : 6,500
•    • Electronics : Life Racing
•    • Gasoline : SP98 commonplace
•    • Size – Width – Peak (mm) : 4,050 – 1,988 – 1,400
•    • Observe Entrance-Rear (mm) : 1,500 – 1,490
•    • Wheelbase (mm) : 2,579
•    • Unloaded weight : 1,080kg
•    • Sadev sequential 5-speed + reverse gearbox
•    • Ground mounted selector with reverse digital launch
•    • ZF kind restricted slip differntial
•    • Sachs clutch
•    • Wheels : 6×15 (Gravel), 7×17 (Tarmac)
•    • Tyres : Michelin
•    • Entrance brake (Tarmac) : PFC calliper and disc– 330mm x 28mm
•    • Entrance brake (Gravel) : PFC calliper and disc – 294mm x 28mm
•    • Rear brake : PFC – PFC calliper, disc – 260mm x 8mm
•    • Hydraulic handbrake
•    • FIA homologated FT3 gasoline cell

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