Renault car maker has unveiled new sport racing car, it’s Renault Megane RS N4 intended for private teams and drivers. The Renault Megane is spawning yet another special edition, one that is sure to please upstart rally drivers all over the world.
Renault Megane RS N4 is a Group N tarmac rally package that is being released to cater to the needs of trainers and private rally aces alike. Renault Sport Technologies is now to add Renault Mégane RS N4 to its line-up. Developed for racing on asphalt, it is set to establish a new standard.
The performance of the 2.0-litre 16V turbo engine has been enhanced with an optimised electronic engine control system. Despite regulatory restrictions, the Megane Renaultsport N4’s engine puts out 265hp and torque of 470 Nm. It is linked to a five-speed H-pattern gearbox.
Renault Megane has engine upgrade, the sports hatch also gets a “Cup” suspension upgrade courtesy of the partnership Renault established with suspension maven Ohlins from Sweden. Renault also installed bigger brake discs on the car in the form of 335mm discs and four-piston Brembo calipers on the front and 290mm versions over in the rear. Rounding out the RS N4’s performance package is a new interior that features a race-ready roll bar as well as Sabelt racing seats with a six-point harness.
Benefiting from the assuredly sporty look of Mégane RS 250, the N4 version also features the front bumper with an integrated F1-style aerodynamic blade. The centrally-positioned exhaust outlet and rear diffuser also emphasize its shared pedigree with the Mégane Renaultsport. The 18-inch alloy wheels, fitted with BFGoodrich tyres, means the aggressive overall lines have been retained.
In the cockpit, once seated in the Sabelt bucket seats, driver and co-driver will find the production dashboard and central console. In addition to the standard equipment, the dashboard on the Renault Megane RS N4 also features an LCD screen which provides all the essential information on how the engine is running, as well as a tripmaster and LEDs for optimised gear changes.
Renault Sport Technologies has sought to design an innovative, reliable and high-performance package that also takes on board the notion of cost control at every stage of development. The intention is to make Renault Mégane RS N4 accessible to all drivers, and be both easy to handle and economical to run. Like all of the vehicles in its rally range, Mégane Renaultsport N4 is to be sold by Renault Sport Technologies in the form of a kit comprising all the specific parts.
source: topspeed.com, carshowp.com, lincah.com