Renault Introduces New Top-Spec Twingo
What Is it?
The Renault Twingo Dynamique S is the brand new, top of the range, version of the manufacturer's city class vehicle. It incorporates the “Sport Pack” – a feature that was previously optional – that adds a range of styling enhancements to the exterior and interior.
Exterior highlights include the 16-inch, sport diamond-cut, alloy wheels that complement matt black side decals (stickers). It also has the “Touch Pack” that adds red colouring to the grille, door protectors and mirrors. The white Touch Pack is a no-cost option.
The Dynamique S interior benefits from aluminium pedals, part leather upholstery and the interior “Touch Pack” that adds colouring to the steering wheel, central console and air vents.
What Are The Engine Options?
The Dynamique S has a 0.9-litre, 90 hp, petrol engine that propels it to 62 mph in 10.8 seconds. It averages 65.7 mpg and carbon emissions are 99 g/km which ensures it qualifies for free road tax.
Fuel consumption can be minimised via the start/stop system that automatically switches-off the engine while the car is stationary. Simply press the clutch to restart. It complements a gear-shift indicator that reveals the best moment to change if minimising consumption is the priority. The key is to keep engine revs low.
What Are The Trim Options?
Dynamique S is the trim. Standard equipment includes its: lane departure warning system, LED daytime running lights, front fog lights, electric heated door mirrors, cruise control, leather trimmed steering wheel, air conditioning and tyre pressure monitor.
Anything Else I Need To Know?
The Dynamique S has a variable gear ratio steering system. Its purpose is to provide “a firmer feel” in the straight ahead position and ensure a “higher steering ratio” for turns. Renault claims the: “result is effortless manoeuvrability in congested cities with great precision when changing direction on open roads”.
How Much Is It?
The Renault Twingo Dynamique S can be ordered now with deliveries from April 2015. Exterior colours choices are Crystal White, Diamond Black and Flame Red. Prices start at £12,545 on the road.