Track hatchback version of the Renault Megane RS Trophy-R set a new Nurburgring record. Hot hatch of the new generation, which will show to the public at formula one Monaco Grand Prix, by almost four seconds improved the Japanese Honda Civic Type R.
New Renault Megane RS Trophy-R drove the “North loop” long 20.6 km in 7 minutes 40,100 seconds. Honda Civic Type R in April 2017 did it in 7 minutes, 43.8 seconds. Thus “French” 3.7 seconds improved the record for front wheel drive cars. The “Japanese” 20 HP more powerful.
Renault Megane RS Trophy-R is a track-version of “charged” Megane RS Trophy. It is equipped with the same 300-horsepower 1.8-liter turbo engine, but it is 130 kg lighter. To create her franzosa helped the company Akrapovi? (exhaust), Brembo (brakes), Bridgestone (tyres), Öhlins (dampers) and Sabelt (bucket seats).
Will present the new Renault Megane RS Trophy-R pilots a formula one team Renault, Daniel ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg – it will happen on may 24 at the Monaco Grand Prix. On sale track hatchback will be available until the end of 2019 – the circulation will be limited.