The SEAT León Cupra was introduced and with Jordi Gené got the command to set a new record at the legendary Nürburgring circuit for front wheel drive vehicles. The French manufacturer Renault held the previous record with its compact and provide generational wanted farewell with a special edition limited to 250 units that has managed to snatch the record by Spanish compact. It began with a series of teaser called # UNDER8, a series of developments that ended with the presentation of the Renault Megane RS 275 Trophy-R.
The Renault Megane RS 275 Trophy-R is now on sale for a price of € 46,800
Well, the Renault Megane RS 275 Trophy-R is already on sale in the Spanish market for a price of no less than 46,800 euros. This is the price you’ll pay if you want to have in your garage to drive faster in Nurburgring front-wheel drive, as beast and radical compact managed to reduce the clock of León Cupra in no less than 4 seconds and in 14 seconds the previous Renault Megane RS record of 2011. It is rumored that only 10 units will arrive in our market.
And what makes this French compact as fast and special? For starters I was put on a diet and after removing the rear seats and certain items of equipment, add seats bucket 42 lighter than standard, lithium ion 16 lighter than a conventional kilograms and a team of more performance brakes kilograms 350 mm and 3 kg lighter, this model got thin the significant figure of 101 kilograms. Sum of all this escape Akrapovic, Ohlins dampers and a Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2.
Under the hood we find a block of 2.0 liters and 275hp power associated with a 6-speed manual gearbox allows the Renault Megane RS 275 Trophy-R reaches 258 km / h and accelerates from zero to sixty in 5.8 seconds. The average consumption is 7.8 liters. As for equipment, this model comes standard with features such as dual zone climate control, USB port, cruise control, keyless entry, leather steering wheel, power mirrors, rain sensor, LED daytime running lights, automatic lights…