2012 Renault Clio RS Angel & Demon limited edition for Australia

February 14, 2012

To celebrate St Valentine’s Day, Renault Australia is releasing just 40 special edition models called the Renault Clio RS Angel & Demon edition. They come with a number of high-performance features and special trimmings.

Based on the Renault Clio RS, the Angel & Demon edition comes with the potent little Renault Sport 2.0-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine, producing 147kW of power and 215Nm of torque.

Just 666 of these special editions will go on sale world wide, each featuring 18-inch gloss black Interlagos Megane R26 R alloy wheels, hiding a set of red-painted Brembo brakes. The lightweight wheels feature asymmetric Bridgestone RE050A performance tyres.

Distinguishing the Renault Clio RS Angel & Demon edition from its slightly less flamboyant counterpart includes the option of two special matt colour schemes – Hologramme Grey or Toro Red – with gloss black trimmings. These include the rear diffuser, the roof, front and rear spoilers, and doors handles and side mirrors.

Inside, the Angel & Demon edition comes with leather Recaro bucket seats, a bespoke metal gear shifter, a Renault Sport Monitor for in-car telemetry, a unique number plaque, and a red-stitched sports steering wheel. It also comes with creature comforts such as auto climate control, a multimedia connection box, and Bluetooth connectivity.

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As an optional extra for those who really want to stand out, there’s also an optional Angel & Demon ‘tattoo’ for the left rear side quarter window and pillar.

Prices start at $39,990, while deliveries are set to take place in March. Better get in quick, these special editions will sell fast.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.