The Renault Megane RenaultSport 265 0

The Renault Megane Renaultsport 265 pricing details have been officially unveiled before its release in April.

This is a more powerful and improved model from that of last year. It is available to order from February 20th. The Megane Renaultsport 265 Cup will cost £24,825 and the 265 model will cost £26,025. There is a 15 BHP increase on the last version with an extra 20Nm of torque. This is made possible through Renaultsport Dynamic Management programme.

Improvement on acceleration

The Renaultsport 265 can now reach 0 – 60 MPH in six seconds which is an improvement from 6.1 seconds. The top speed has improved by 2 MPH, reaching 158 MPH.

The new Renaultsport’s engine maximum turbo pressure has been increased by 0.2 to 2.5 in total. The engines air intake system has also been modified as there will be extra pressure within the engine.

New technology

Renault’s latest addition to their line-up will contain plenty of new technology. The Renaultsport Dynamic Management programme as mentioned earlier will allow the driver to change through two different power settings.

The default mode is a more eco friendly setting which is 5 per cent better off in terms of fuel consumption. The other is the Sport mode that is able achieve 265 BHP, up from the 250 BHP from the previous setting. The exhaust is also more aggressive in terms of sound. Sport mode can be initiated through the ESC button.

Options

As options, the Renaultsport comes with a “Red Design Pack”. This option represents the limited edition 265 Trophy.

The recently developed Renault Visio System which was placed on the 2012 Scenic will be made available for an extra £300. This is a wonderful safety feature that may come into great use. It has a fatigue warning system for when the driver may depart a lane. If this was to occur, a clear audible and visual sound is made if lanes are crossed without any indication signals. The Visio system can be switched off whenever the driver desires. It also contains automatic high and low headlight beams.

There is a new rear parking camera available for the cost of £360. This will greatly assist in helping drivers manoeuvre their vehicle when parking.

The luxurious and stylish interior will be something to behold. There will be carbon grey interior which will be available with red stitching along with red seatbelts.