This Renault Clio V6 just sold for… £90,000

A Renault Clio V6 has actually just cost auction for ₤ 90,000, which is conveniently more cash than previous Renault Clio V6s have regulated. It is conveniently more cash than lots of new points using a truckload of extra power as well as playthings. It is, according to Accumulating Cars, one of the most expensive Clio V6 ever before marketed in an auction.

Ninety thousand pounds. For a Noughties warm hatch. While you do not need reminding the made use of car game has strayed the appointment of late, ninety grand for an old Clio is still huge.

There are a couple of hints regarding why this particular Clio V6 warrants such a high rate, the very first being much YELLOW. That’s not being flippant– it is among simply eight right-hand-drive Clio V6s optioned in ‘Acid Yellow’, out of 21 worldwide. Furthermore, the special V6 obtains an after that- ₤ 3,900 natural leather option pack that only 18 cars and trucks were fitted with. Unsurprisingly this natural leather choice pack gets a lot natural leather: on the seats, door cards, steering wheel, gearshift and handbrake.

A lot more ideas can be discovered under the hood, since that 3.0-litre V6 that provides 255bhp in Phase 2 semblance has actually been conserved. We’re speaking just-over-17,000- miles sparingly. It’s complemented by a complete history using major suppliers as well as Renault specialists.

Mentioning experts, none aside from previous Renault, Ferrari as well as McLaren Solution One vehicle driver Patrick Tambay drove this Clio at the 2005 Goodwood Celebration of Quicken the hill. Fast forward to 2016, and also the Clio would win the ‘Best Clio V6’ reward at the UK’s greatest event of V6 Clios.

” Low-mileage instances of the Clio V6 are coming to be more challenging to locate,” describes Collecting Cars owner Ed Lovett, “and also this particular car represented a likely unrepeatable mix of extremely unusual colour, full leather inside, and also superb background.”

Where’s your cash going – glossy new point, or extremely glossy as well as very yellow old thing?