First Look At The Renault Sport R.S. 01

By Jay Casteel  |  08/28/2014

French carmaker Renault offers up this rendering of their latest motor sports creation, the Renault Sport R.S. 01.

The racing car sports a design inspired by the world of concept cars, as well as the pursuit of aerodynamic downforce. It also features a carbon monocoque chassis for a weight of less than 1,100 kg and an engine developing over 500 hp, allowing it to reach a top speed of over 300 kph.

In 2015, the Renault Sport R.S. 01 will be compete in the World Series by Renault in a new championship, the Renault Sport Trophy, a springboard for the professional GT and Endurance championships.