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2008 Renault Clio Exception

Renault today launched the 2008 limited edition Clio Exception, a model that will go on sale starting March. It features black headlamp masks, 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels, extra-tinted rear side windows and rear screen.

Renault Clio Exception

The Clio Exception is offered in two body versions: three and five-doors with a wide range of engines with power between 100 hp and 140hp. The prices for the French market start at €16,150 for the three-door version powered by a TCE 100hh and go up to €20,250 for a five-door version powered by a 1.5 dCi 105hp with particulate filter and six-speed manual gearbox.

Renault Clio Exception

This limited edition version is available in a choice of nine metallic body colours (Extrême Blue, Dyna Red, Cassiopée Grey, Blue Grey, Cendré Beige, Platine Grey, Eclipse Grey, Nocturne Black, Nacré Black) and one non-metallic finish (Vif Red).

Press release after the jump.

Press release

Building on the success enjoyed last year by Clio Exception, with more than 35,000 cars sold across Europe, Renault is pleased to announce the release of Clio Exception2, a limited edition offer which places the accent on dynamic performance, refined comfort and safety.

Based on the Dynamique version, Clio Exception2 boasts an extensive list of additional equipment and features, including part leather upholstery, 16-inch aluminium alloy wheels, extra-tinted rear windows and cruise control/speed limiter. Clio Exception2 will go on sale in France in March, although it will be possible to place orders with the Renault network from February 25. Prices for this limited edition model start from €16,150.

In 2007, 35,000 Clio Exceptions were sold in some 15 European countries. Building on this success, Renault is releasing Clio Exception2, a new limited edition for customers looking for dynamic performance, refined comfort and safety. Based on the Dynamique version, Clio Exception2 features:

Exterior:

  • black headlamp masks,
  • 16-inch aluminium alloy wheels,
  • extra-tinted rear side windows and rear screen.


Interior design:

  • part leather upholstery with overstitching,
  • specific front and rear mats,
  • leather steering wheel with overstitching,
  • specific ’Exception’-badged door sill,
  • dark charcoal centre console with chrome strip,
  • white instrument backgrounds.


Equipment:

  • cruise control with speed limiter.

Engines and prices (France)

Clio Exception2 will go on sale in France in March, although it will be possible to place
orders with the Renault network from February 25.

Three-door versions:

  • TCE 100hp €16,150
  • 1.6 16V 110hp with automatic transmission €17,550
  • 2.0 16V 140hp €17,350
  • 1.5 dCi 85hp €17,550
  • 1.5 dCi 85hp with Quickshift robotized transmission €18,250
  • 1.5 dCi 105hp with six-speed manual gearbox €18,750
  • 1.5 dCi 105hp with particulate filter and six-speed manual gearbox €19,750


Five-door versions:

  • TCE 100hp : €16,650
  • 1.6 16V 110hp with automatic transmission €18,050
  • 2.0 16V 140hp €17,850
  • 1.5 dCi 85hp €18,050
  • 1.5 dCi 85hp with Quickshift robotized transmission €18,750
  • 1.5 dCi 105hp with six-speed manual gearbox €19,250
  • 1.5 dCi 105hp with particulate filter and six-speed manual gearbox €20,250

This limited edition version is available in a choice of nine metallic body colours (Extrême Blue, Dyna Red, Cassiopée Grey, Blue Grey, Cendré Beige, Platine Grey, Eclipse Grey, Nocturne Black, Nacré Black) and one non-metallic finish (Vif Red).

Options (prices for France)

 

  • Climate Pack €450 (climate control, automatic headlamp activation and rain sensors)
  • Dynamic drive control €300 (ESP + ASR + MSR + understeer control)
  • CD with mp3 playback €120
  • Electric panoramic sunroof €700
  • Carminat navigation €650


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