Renault Fluence Sport gets 180 HP in Argentina image

Renault is getting ready to launch a new version of the Fluence in Argentina, which will be named the Sport and will get 180 horsepower.

While the whole Europe is waiting for the facelifted version of the Renault Fluence which should be revealed sometimes this autumn, probably at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in September, Argentina is getting a new version of the sedan, which has been named the Sport. According to the French based automaker, the Renault Fluence Sport is the most powerful version yet of the sedan and, even if it’s wearing the “Sport” name, the model isn’t highlighted by an aggressive body kit or other features.

The Renault Fluence Sport is getting a new two-liter turbocharged engine, which is developing a total output of 180 horsepower and, according to official records, the 0 to 100 km/h acceleration in the new version takes 8.6 seconds. The Renault Fluence Sport can reach a top speed of 213 km/h and the fuel consumption in an average cycle is 8.1 liters every 100 km. The turbocharged engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The Renault Fluence Sport is also getting 17-inch alloy wheels, xenon headlights, black leather upholstery, electric mirrors, stability control, traction control, two-zone climate control, panoramic roof and a TomTom sat-nav.