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Lot 207: Williams Renault Clio

Fine Motor cars incl. The Jaguar Legend, Coys (14 July 2012)

In 1993, Renault launched the Clio Williams as a limited edition of 3,800 cars (1,300 more than they needed for homologation purposes) with each car bearing a numbered plaque on the dash. These sold out so quickly that Renault ended up building 1,600 more.

The car was named after the then Renault-powered Formula One team WilliamsF1, and the modifications to the Clio 16S on which it was based were the work of Renault Sport, Renault's motorsport division.

The 2.0 litre 16-valve straight-4 engine rated at 150 PS and a top speed of 134 mph, with performance-tuned ride and handling. Renault later released the Williams 2 and Williams 3 special editions, much to the chagrin of those owners who had been assured of the exclusivity of the original Williams.

Respected motoring journalists consistently rate the Williams as one of the very best hot hatches ever made. Finished in the correct 449 Sports Blue with a matching blue interior, this little Renault is offered with UK V5 registration papers and 12 months MoT. An excellent opportunity to purchase one of these feisty hot hatches as it is being offered at No Reserve.

Lot Details
Auction Fine Motor cars incl. The Jaguar Legend
Coys, Blenheim Palace,Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PX
TypeCar
Lot Number207
Outcome SOLD
Hammer Price-
Hammer Price (inc premium)£1888
Year1993
Condition rating0
Registration numberL468 WHW
Mileage-
Chassis numberVF157M0510075954/0005930
Engine number
Engine capacity (cc)
Engine - cylinders
Number of doors2