The Renault Mégane Renault Sport is a high-performance hatchback designed and built by French automaker Renault since 2004. The Mégane RS won many awards such as "Best hot hatch" from What car? (2010–2014), "Highest placed non-supercar" in Evo's annual Car of the Year test 2011 and "Best hot hatch" from Top Gear.
Renault introduced the RS 265 in 2011 replacing the Mégane RS 250. The car was a result of Renault winning a tender from the Gendarmerie National for a new high speed pursuit vehicle with a power output requirement of 265 PS. In addition to supplying the updated car to the police, Renault introduced it for the general public as well.
The car retained the updated engine from the Trophy version rated at 265 PS. Changes include Piano Black interior highlights and wider LED daytime running lights with 6 LEDs per side rather than the 3 LEDs found in the RS 250. The 18" wheels were changed to a new design called "Tibor", while the 19" wheels carried over from the 250.
The new exterior package introduced on the 265 was the 'Red Design Pack' which includes red striping on front blade, rear diffuser and side protection mouldings, rear parking camera with front parking sensors, Visio System lane departure warning and auto high/low beam headlights.
The Cup Chassis Pack available on the 265 consists of 18-inch matt black alloys with 235/40 R18 95Y Michelin Sport 2 tyres, slotted brake discs, limited slip differential, red brake calipers, stiffer springs/dampers and anti-roll bars.
The Mégane R.S. received a facelift in 2014 featuring design cues from the rest of the Renault lineup at the time. Exterior changes include a new front grille with a pronounced Renault badge, revised front and rear bumpers, revised headlights and a new hood. The car was only available in a single trim with an optional cup chassis package which included limited slip differential and a firmer suspension setup. Interior updates included Renault's R-Link infotainment system which was criticised for its joystick control. No mechanical changes were made in the facelift.
This example was bought new in Estonia and was taken to Spain straight away. It has only been driven in Spain and in south Switzerland and so it has never seen any snow. Just hit 35.000 kilometres and has done a full service in City Motors Tallinn.
It was a show car for the City Motors Tallinn so it has all the added extras that were possible. The car has great Recaro seats that were very expensive option and this two toned colour combo is very hard to come by. Such a fully optioned car in this colour is a really rare spec.
This is the last of coupe hatchbacks Megane RS that Renault built and due to financial difficulties of Renault (they plan to close down the factory where RS cars where made) there is a chance that Megane RS will discontinued at all. It is a really special car, completely original. Great car that will become collector item in years to come.
|Engine||RS 2.0 T (265 PS)|
|Steering||Left Hand Drive|
|Layout||Front Wheel Drive|
|Color - exterior||Sirius Yellow|
|Color - interior||Black leather|
|Miles/Kilometers shown||35.500 kms|
|Chassis / VIN||VF1DZY10652574136|
|Location - Country||Estonia|
|Location - City||Tallinn|
ENGINE: 1998 cm3, 265 HP @ 5000 RPM, 361 Nm @ 3000 RPM; TOP SPEED: 158 mph (254 km/h); ACCELERATION 0-62 MPH (0-100 KPH): 6 s; DRIVE TYPE: Front Wheel Drive; GEARBOX:6-speed manual; LENGTH: 4298 mm; WIDTH: 1847 mm; HEIGHT: 1435 mm; WHEELBASE: 2639 mm; UNLADEN WEIGHT: 1354 kg