The New MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY is the ultimate fusion of exceptional design and heart-racing performance. The Trophy versions are renowned for their thoroughbred efficiency combining performance and accuracy and the newest Renault MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY certainly lives up to this legacy.
On the exterior, the R.S. 300 Trophy boasts exclusive side panel Trophy insignia, a distinctive Sport front bumper with F1 blade, a specific Rear Diffuser, an intelligent central exhaust pipe and unique Jerez Triple Tone 19” wheels. The interior presents another step into the R.S. world with its signature Recaro seats, finished in Alcantara, with racy red top-stitching on the upholstery.
Offered with the choice of a manual or dual-clutch EDC gearbox, and equipped with a more powerful version of the 1.8 litre turbo engine, the output is intensified to 300hp (221kW) thanks to superior upgrades to the turbo i.e. its ceramic ball bearing turbo and intelligent exhaust pipe with Dual sound valve system.
The R.S. driving experience is further enhanced through advanced and engaging technology such as the R.S. Monitor and Race Mode, for an “augmented” driving experience. Bi-material brakes with Red Brembo callipers not only add to the overall aesthetics but also allow for guaranteed optimum braking performance.
An interactive Renault Multimedia System including an 8.7” touchscreen, satellite navigation system with SA maps, Bluetooth, USB and AUX input will keep you entertained and on the right track. Includes Smart phone replication i.e. Apple Car Play & Android Auto. The multitude of equipment onboard include features such as Dual Zone Climate Control, cruise control with speed limiter, Renault hands-free card, and automatic lights and wipers, so driving comfort and safety come standard too.
The phenomenal MEGANE R.S.TROPHY model is now 15 years old, with the first edition having launched in 2005, only 9 months after the release of the first Megane II R.S. Each new version has been an ode to the Renault Sport world with technical prowess extraordinaire. The New MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY certainly doesn’t disappoint, proudly upholding the R.S. legacy. Drawing upon decades of Renault’s Formula 1 expertise and racing innovation, Renault Sport has yet again created perfection.
Sports car enthusiasts can look forward to even greater performance and a sportier design as the New RENAULT MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY boosts the Renault Sport line-up by extending the family of Trophy versions deployed since the first generation of Mégane R.S. The R.S. 300 TROPHY was exhibited for the 1st time in 2018 at the Paris Motor show.
F1-INSPIRED PERFECTION –
The New MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY benefits from all the innovations within the MEGANE R.S, such as the 4CONTROL four-wheel steering system which enables a smaller turning radius, better stability, a quicker steering response, which is ideal for better track lap times giving you that much added fun and peace of mind safety.
The Cup chassis is standard and boasts stiffer suspension with a Torsen mechanical limited slip differential, allowing for better corning and traction. The front brakes are state of the art with bi-material discs for better endurance while the Brembo brake callipers guarantee optimum braking performance. Four Hydraulic Compression Stops give the MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY uncompromised behaviour. This outstanding complete chassis package not only increases the performance of the vehicle bit it allows for improved comfort.
At 300hp, the New R.S. TROPHY redefines performance. With technology coming directly from Formula 1, the turbocharger’s turbine is now mounted on a ceramic ball bearing for a shorter response time. The New MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY offers a choice between two transmissions: a 6-speed manual gearbox with an output of 400Nm, and a 6-speed dual-clutch EDC gearbox, exuding 420Nm.
The MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY is instantly recognisable by its extraordinary 19-inch triple tone alloy wheels. Its Bridgestone Potenza S001 tyres are geared for exceptional grip and responsiveness. The MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY features a best-in-class and fun-to-drive Cup chassis specially tuned for enthusiasts who crave the thrill of sporty performance Equipped with a limited slip differential, the Cup chassis delivers dependable efficiency at all times, regardless of grip conditions or driving style, paired with Launch Control and Multi Change Down on the gear change pedals (EDC only).
PEACE-OF-MIND COMES STANDARD
To facilitate peace-of-mind driving, the New MEGANE R.S. TROPHY model range comes standard with a 5-year/ 90 000km Service Plan, plus a 5-year/150 000km mechanical warranty and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. Services take place at10 000km intervals.
RECOMMENDED RETAIL PRICING
– New MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY Manual R774,900
– New MEGANE R.S. 300 TROPHY EDC R799,900