The CAR team stopped off in Durban to measure the power output at the wheels of five of our Shootout cars on the same day.
Our hot hatch contingent not only did track duty at Kyalami but also drifted and weaved about a tight gymkhana course to see which lightweight was fleetest of foot.
The Clio Gordini RenaultSport relies on a rorty 2,0-litre 16-valve motor to keep other baby hot hatch contenders at bay. It may not have a turbo, but the Gordini’s raspy exhaust note is better for it!
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Forget for a moment the less-than-sterling after-sales service, the horror stories where people wait months for small parts to arrive from Europe, or the tragic resale values; Renault knows how to make good hatches and the Clio Gordini is the real deal.