Renault / Megane / RS250 Cup Trophee
It’s time to raise a glass to a resurging Renault for bringing the
brilliant Megane RS 250 to Oz.
An example of going way beyond the sum of its
parts, this hottest hatch scorches with unparalleled driver and sex appeal, in
an everyday five-seater package that will put a mega smile on every
As admirably complete the VW Golf GTI is, the mid-$40K
RS is a much more unique proposition, soaring above the $60K brigade (Focus RS,
Lancer EVO, Golf R, and Impreza STI) with devastating ease.
The fact it isn’t
perfect for even one moment somehow makes us love this most human of cars even
Long live Renaultsport.
Model release dates: October 2010 - June 2014
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WHEN Renault Australia released the RS F1 Team R26, it was the most potent
Megane offered in this country up to that time and was conceived to celebrate
Renault’s success in Formula One.
Its 2.0-litre turbocharged engine developed
168kW of power and 310Nm of torque.
Colour choices were black ($43,990) or
‘Victory Yellow’ ($44,990), and both came with some rather gauche stickers as
well as a chequered pattern of white, grey and black on the roof.
it had over its rivals was a limited slip differential, which is close to
essential on any potent front-wheel drive car, but the hot Megane was let down
by an instrument layout that was too much like the mainstream Meganes and a
ride that was go-kart hard.
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