Megane Renaultsport 250

Megane Renaultsport 250

Renault just spouted out full specs for their forthcoming über-hot-hatch-coupé the Megane Renaultsport 250. This beast threatens to unleash it’s 250 horses with big torque across the powerband. How it hooves the tarmac is up to you, the buyer, as you can choose the Sport chassis, or the more track orientated Cup chassis. When the going is good, 340Nm of torque will muscle the Megane to 60mph from rest in 6.1 seconds. The Cup chassis promises an LSD (Limited Slip Differential) to help you get there without troweling too much turf. Your efforts are more than fleeting though, as the onboard “Renaultsport Monitor” records and displays all sorts of parameters such as g-force, engine power and delivery; even giving you the option to record laptimes. Order yours from November 1st here in the UK from 21,995 UKPounds upwards, with deliveries kicking off in January.

Megane Renaultsport with Trophy racer behind

Megane Renaultsport with Trophy racer behind

There’s been a growing gulf between the 5 door hatches and their 3 door coupe brothers of late. This example taking the breed further: just compare the 250 to a boggo 5 door Megane – They could almost be separate models, with only passing styling addenda to keep the model link. Take this further still and you have the Megane Trophy racer: a spaceframe silhouette mid-engined racecar with barely a Megane standard part.

Megane Trophy racer

Megane Trophy racer

Come back shortly as we will be featuring a fly-on-the-wall docudrool of a Megane Trophy racecar. We followed a “Gentleman” driver strutting his stuff on his raceday at the Nürburgring circuit in Germany. How does a mild-mannered, middle-aged privateer get on in the mad environment of testosterone-adrenaline-motorsport?

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Megane Renaultsport 250

Megane Renaultsport 250


Main features are:
* New Mégane Renaultsport 250 priced from just £21,995 on the road (add £1000 for Cup version)
* Available in two versions: Mégane Renaultsport 250 Cup and Mégane Renaultsport 250
* Two chassis settings including the availability from launch of the Cup setting with a limited slip differential
* Unique features in the segment: Renaultsport Monitor and Renaultsport Dynamic Management
* Extensively revised Renaultsport 2.0-litre turbocharged engine now developing 250hp and maximum torque of 340Nm
* Extensive personalisation choices with interior and exterior colour options available through the Renault i.d. programme
* Ordering opens 1st November with first deliveries from January

Megane Renaultsport 250 at Nürburgring

Megane Renaultsport 250 at Nürburgring

Now if that’s not enough, click through to the next page where you’ll find Renault’s full blurb: warning, tsunami of words follows…you can also see more on the Renaultsport website

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