RenaultSport has announced a special version of the Twingo. R2 Trophy will compete in the MSA British Rally Championship across England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man in 2012.
The car is based on the 133HP Twingo Renaultsport and is aimed at budget-conscious buyers, coming in the form of motorsport kits with all the necessary parts.
«Renault Sport Technologies is strengthening its rally presence in the UK and the creation of the Trophy Twingo in R1 and R2 makes me very happy. The Twingo Renaultsport 133’s excellent road holding ability will help young drivers compete in the national championship at an affordable price. This new trophy will strengthen the car’s image. Renaultsport in the UK market, which is extremely important for our brand and where Renault Sport Technologies has experienced continuous growth in recent years, «commented Renault Sport Technologies CEO Patrice Ratti.