The New Renault Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy

New Renault Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy

New Renault Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy

Renault has announced the new Renault Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy. Priced at £27,820 in the UK, the new Renault Megane Renaultsport sees a 15hp and 20Nm over the current Megane Renaultsport.

Renault has announced the new Renault Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy. Priced at £27,820 in the UK, the new Renault Megane Renaultsport sees a 15hp and 20Nm over the current Megane Renaultsport.

The power revisions mean the 0-62mph time is now 6.0 seconds (up from 6.1 seconds) with a top speed of 158mph (2mph faster than the standard Renaultsport). 360Nm is available between 3000 and 5000rpm with a power to weight ratio of 191hp per tonne.

In order to achieve the gains, the engine's maximum turbo pressure has been increased to 2.5 bar, up by 0.2. Also, the air intake has been revised to deal with the higher pressure and running temperature.

Based on the Cup chassis version, the new Renault megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy also sees Recaro seats with yellow seatbelts and detailing, Renaultsport Monitor on-board performance tracking and a UK numbered plaque. There is a single option a gloss Renault i.d. Diamond Black roof at £145.

Owners of the Renault megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy will be provided with free access to the 2012 Renaultsport UK trackday calendar, worth £650. It provides the opportunity to drive their car around the some the UK's racing circuits, including Brands hatch and Silverstone.

Features include gloss black 19" Speedline alloys with red rim, high-performance Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tyres, ‘Trophy' red decals on the F1-style front blade and doors, and LED daytime running lights. the 265 Trophy is finished in Liquid Yellow i.d. metallic paint as seen on the Renault Clio Renaultsport 182 and V6 255. The second colour option is metallic black paint with red highlights on the car's decals and alloy wheels.

The new Renault Megane Renaultsport 365 Trophy will see a limited run of 500, with 50 available in the UK, and can be ordered from 20th June 2011 with an on the road price of £27,820, with deliveries beginning in late July 2011.

Published 10 June 2011 Staff

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