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Published on March 28th, 2019 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez

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Renault Megane RS Trophy Arriving In Malaysia Soon


Yes, the car a handful of real drivers have been waiting for. Designed for the real enthusiast and with features making it ready for track day specials from the showroom, Renault in Malaysia will be launching this hot hatch very soon to challenge the German hot hatchbacks.

HOWMuch

Handsome looking lines on this aggressive new Renault hot hatch

Selling price will still be reasonabletaking into consideration the high exchange rate and the car being fullyimported.

HOWFast

This Renault Mégane RS Trophy debuts a brand-new version of the 1.8-litre turbo engine, delivering increased power output of 300hp, the first time a R.S model has produced this level of power and torque of 420Nm.

The significant rise in power is largely thanks to the use of pioneering technologies, especially for the turbocharger and exhaust system, which again are firsts in the new Mégane RS Trophy, including the ability to alter the engine note. This new engine can be combined with a six-speed manual or six-speed EDC (Efficient dual-clutch) gearbox.

HOWQuick To Corner

Based on the Cup chassis, which boastsstiffer suspension and a Torsen® mechanical limited slip differential, theRenault Mégane RS Trophy is further enhanced with bi-material front brakediscs, specific 19-inch ‘Jerez’ alloy wheels and high performance Bridgestonetyres, which can be paired with new, exclusive lighter wheels that reduce totalunsprung weight by 8kg.

HOWComfortable

For increased support, and also exclusiveto the New Mégane RS Trophy are new Recaro front seats, covered with Alcantara®upholstery and positioned 20 mm lower for a greater driver experience.

HOWTo Get One

Available in the iconic Liquid Yellow thatis synonymous with Trophy models, the New Renault Mégane RS Trophy is furtheridentified with Trophy stripes added to its F1-style front spoiler.

Naturally, the latest and most powerful R.Sever benefits from the advanced technology and Renault Sport innovations thatalready exist in the Mégane R.S, including the 4CONTROL four-wheel steeringsystem and four hydraulic bump stop shock absorbers.

Whilst honed for track use and to answerthe needs of enthusiasts looking for exclusivity, New Mégane RS Trophy remainsperfectly suited to everyday use, offering such features as:

  • The ability to select different driving modes using the Multi-Sense system
  • The exceptional performances of the lighting system, RS Vision
  • The telemetry and data acquisition system, RS Monitor
  • Engine: Harnessing technology to boost performance
Three masters of cornering put the unique 4 Control steering system to the test. Watch Nico Hülkenberg (Renault Sport Formula One team driver), Sam Pilgrim (Freeride Mountain Biker) and Justine Dupont (Vice World Champion 2016 of Big Waves Surf) take on challenging corners in the new Renault Megane R.S..


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