The Clio Renaultsport V6 255 Model

The weather is turning colder. There are bright, twinkling lights across the land and tunes about snowmen you can’t get out of your head playing on the radio. Yes it’s Christmas time again and whether you’ve bought most of your presents already or haven’t even started yet, there’s always time to get some last minute gifts from your local Renault dealer.

There is a wide variety of gifts and accessories that are perfect for kids – both big and small – as well as for any car-mad enthusiast. Plus there’s the added bonus of being away from hustle and bustle of crowded shops and fighting your way through the queues.

Miniature Renault cars are the ultimate treat for the avid motor vehicle fan. If your budget can’t quite stretch to a full size Clio Renaultsport V6 255 at the moment, you now have a choice of small medium or large! The smallest 1/43 model comes in Titanium or Illiad Blue and costs £18.00, the medium 1/18 model comes in Pearl Black or Illiad Blue for £32.00, whilst the full size version costs slightly more at £27,000!

For F1 devotees, as well as a range of clothing including team baseball caps at £13.00 and fleeces at £45.00, the Renault F1 Team Scalextrix is a must at £75.00. The set is suitable for ages six years plus and comes with five metres of track and two F1 replica cars. Replica F1 cars 1/32 can also be bought separately at £32.00 each.

The Renault F1 remote controlled car 1/10 (£75.00) gives any would be Grand Prix driver the chance to show their skills. With two speeds and suspension, the car can travel up to 22 mph. A re-chargeable battery pack is included.

For even younger budding FI drivers, a racing career can begin at a very early age with the exclusive Renault F1Pedal car (£95.00) for ages three years plus. The maximum speed depends on your pedal power! To completely look the part, the ‘racer’ can emulate the glamour of F1 with their very own set of F1 Driver Overalls which come in Renault’s corporate blue and yellow colours and are £40.00 (ages four to six).

If PCs are more your thing then how about a Renault Cordless F1 Mouse (£35.00)? It’s shaped like a miniature Renault Formula 1 car and is suitable for both left and right hand use. It is compatible with Windows 95, 98 and 2000 and is supplied with installation software.

There is a huge range of Renault miniatures to choose from incorporating modern Renault cars such as the new Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet (£24.00), 1970’s classics like the R17 Gordini 1/43 (£16) and rally winners such as the R5 Turbo 1/18 (£32).

Renault also has a selection of toys suitable for toddlers. The range includes soft toys, Mini Clios especially designed for little hands (£3.20) and the Formula 1 Car (suitable for 18 months plus) which is equipped with an anti-rolling device at the front and back, car horn, directional front wheels and ergonomic seat. The car comes in eye catching blue with Renault F1 livery and is priced at £22.00.

Young entrepreneurs can practice their skills anywhere they go with their very own portable Renault dealership (£45.00, ages three years plus). It folds out from a portable hard case to form a complete mini dealership with features such as a working lift, electronic fuel pumps, car wash, workshop with service bay area and a showroom complete with car podium. It’s perfect for use with 7.5cm car models which can also be bought from your Renault dealer at £2.00 per car.

There is an extensive variety of accessories and gifts on offer at your Renault dealership from watches, to Renault clothing, to luggage right through to games. The Renault Winter Collections 2003 brochure is out Monday 8th December in dealerships. To see the full range on offer and pick up the perfect last minute Christmas present, visit your local Renault dealer now.

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Published : 11/12/03 Author : Melanie Carter

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