SP-X/Brühl. Renault to submit in February a more stringent Version of his compact athlete’s Mégane RS. In the Trophy design, the performance of the 1.8-Liter Turbo petrol engine of 205 kW/280 HP grows to 221 kW/300 HP, torque from 390 to 420 Nm. The maximum speed of the five-door increases by 5 km/h to 260 km/h, the sprint to 100 kph is completed in 5.7 seconds. For the power transmission six-speed manual and six-speed dual-clutch transmission is a choice of see. In addition, the new Top model in the series receives a Motorsport-chassis with mechanical differential lock, larger brake discs with red calipers, and lightweight 19-inch wheels. Thanks to Launch Control function, the traffic lights start in the automatic variant is to succeed extremely fast. Thus, the acceleration does not subside even then, do not need to switch the gearbox, the gears sequentially, but may skip over individual stages. From the standard model is the all-wheel steering. Externally, among other things, special paint in Yellow and Orange, and a red trim strip on the front to differentiate apron the Trophy variant from the normal RS. The price list starts at 38.590 the Euro, the automatic costs just under 2,000 euros surcharge. For comparison: The Standard RS are currently available for 30.417 Euro.
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