Marked by the commercial success of the new generation of Logan, with sales that doubled in 2014 compared to 2013, the first limited series of the New Logan arrives in stores, which has a more sophisticated finish and more items of series, with advantage in the price for the consumer . This is the exclusive Limited series, which features automatic air-conditioning, media center NAV 1.2, GPS, Bluetooth, radio and Eco-Coaching and Eco-Scoring functions, 15-inch alloy wheels with exclusive design, (driver and speed limiter), a rear-facing camera (with an image on the screen of 7 inches of the Media NAV 1.2), leather seats and electric glass of the “one touch” driver. Visually, the differences of the Logan Exclusive are the wheels with darkened finish “dark metal”, the mirrors in black brilliant and the “Exclusive” stickers on the sides. Inside, the leather seats are exclusive for this version, panel in a shade of darker gray and the inscription “Exclusive” on the steering wheel. With a 1.6 8V engine, the Logan Exclusive can have either a manual or automated EASY’R, both of five gears, and is sold in only four colors: white, black, silver and gray. Logan Exclusive has a suggested price of R $ 51,070 (with manual exchange) and R $ 53,470 (with the automated EASY’R). At the tip of the pencil, the consumer has an advantage of $ 710 compared to the Dynamique 1.6 version with the same equipment of the limited series.
2015 – RENAULT MASTER
After the renewal of Kangoo in 2013 and Trafic already in 2014, it was time to launch a new generation of Renault Master. With new engines, and new technologies, the Novo Master also adopts the new design identity of the Renault brand. The main evolution of the Master is under the hood with the new line of 2.3 dCi engines from 110 hp to 165 hp (against 100 hp at 150 hp in the previous generation). The versions of 135 and 165 hp have Twin Turbo technology that allows to increase power while reducing consumption. In the 165-hp version, for example, the drop in consumption reaches 1.5 l / 100 km while offering 15 horses and an additional 10 Nm. Consumption is less than 7 l / 100 km with 6.9 l / 100 km (180 g CO2 / km) in the L2H2 version and with the 165 hp engine. The consumption level can also be reduced by an additional 20% by using the “ecomode” button that acts on the engine torque, air conditioning and climate control at subaru car covers.
The new Master also has new comfort and safety equipment. The latest generation ESC with adaptive load control, coupled with the slope start aid system and the Extended Grip, allows you to regain the best grip on the road in difficult conditions such as snow, mud or sand. The trailer anti-swing system (optional) locks and limits the engine torque to decelerate until the trailer swing stops completely. The versions equipped with the Twin Turbo engine, have a direction equipped with an electric pump that facilitates the maneuvers of the vehicle and reduces the efforts of the driver at low speed. The tire pressure check system (in passenger versions) informs the driver in real time, any anomaly of loss of pressure or bore. Another novelty is the Wide View Mirror – available as an optional and built-in passenger side – that allows a wide field of view even in the blind spot. The line of the New Master will continue to offer more than 350 versions adaptable to all needs with 4 different lengths, 3 heights, van, passenger transport, cabin chassis, front and rear traction … A line that offers from 8 to 22 m3 of useful volume. The front grille of the Novo Master integrates the new identity of the Renault brand, with the logo in large dimensions and placed vertically, thus making Homogeneous the Line of Light Commercials of the leading brand in the European market since 1998 (14.5% market share in 2013). The new Master will be marketed in September 2014.
2015 – RENAULT MEGANE RS 275 CUP-S
The aesthetics of the Renault Megane RS 275 Cup-S are not as aggressive as the other sports versions of Megane, but Renault has provided the model with ample improvements in its mechanics and equipment. To begin with, they fitted the car with the same 275-hp 2.0-liter turbo engine that was used by the Megane Trophy that broke the record at the Nürburgring in 2014 for a front-wheel drive vehicle. Renault offers a customization program for the model that includes some extras aimed directly at improving its performance on the circuit. In this way, the Renault Megane RS 275 Cup-S presents a clear sports orientation, but if the sporty mode is not chosen in the selector, it offers only 250 hp, although it can reach 275 hp with a torque of 360 Nm available between 3,000 and 5,000 rpm. The model is capable of reaching 100 km / h in 6.0 seconds and reaches 214 km / h. When selecting the Sport mode, the electronic stability control map will make the car enter in a more gentle and late in the corners. Among the breakthroughs, the new Renault Megane RS 275 Cup-S features a PerfoHub dual-axis front suspension and Cup Chasis Pack, which features a mechanical differential and Brembo brake calipers painted red. But the biggest news is that the model has adjustable Ohlins shock absorbers in 20 positions in the front and 30 positions in the rear. And finally, the Renault sports car also features a new Akrapovic exhaust system made of titanium that saves 4 kg in weight compared to the original.
2015 – RENAULT MEGANE RS 275 TROPHY
Renault presented the Megane RS 275 Trophy. The new limited edition of the most sporty and which stands at the top of the Megane range adds 10 horsepower to the 265 Trophy (2011). This version is based on the Cup chassis with a series of self-locking differential and Renault’s sport division has managed to increase the power output to 275 hp at 5500 rpm of the gasoline 2.0 turbocharged engine. The maximum torque is 360 Nm between 3000 and 5000 rpm. The announced consumption is 13.3 km / l and CO2 emissions of 174 g / km. The new RS also features a titanium sports exhaust from Akrapovic. This provides a characteristically sporty sound even more serious than previously. In the plans there is also a carbon leak from the same manufacturer. There is also a more lane-orientated package that includes Ohlins Road & Track bumpers with steel springs and custom Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires. Also available are 19-inch black Speedline Turini wheels used in competition Megane. Also noteworthy for the Formula One style gray front filament and decals with the signature Trophy on the side. The object carrier is numbered and the bottom of the doors has a checkered pattern. Inside, the specifics of this edition include Recaro leather seats and Alcantara with red stitching, steering wheel and Alcantara handbrake lever with red stitching. The headrests come with the RenaultSport logo embedded and the shift lever is in metallic zamac.
2015 – RENAULT MEGANE RS 275 TROPHY-R
Renault Sport teams joined forces. The more sporty version of Megane records the third record back of this model in the Nordschleife, the famous North Loop of the German circuit. Achievement achieved by model of the new limited production series and radical concept: the Megane RS 275 Trophy-R.
– 7m54.36s, is the new record back to the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife North, registered by Megane RS 275 Trophy-R in the category of production vehicles and front-wheel drive.
– 2, is the number of seats in Megane RS 275 Trophy-R.
– 250, is the number of copies available in this ultra limited series, in some countries, with the “record” setting. Reservations for this model begin briefly in France and then in 15 other countries. After the records obtained by Megane R26.R in 2008 and the Megane RS Trophy in 2011, Renault Sport engineers could not stand still. In the time of 7m54.36s, the Megane RS 275 Trophy-R inscribes, in its first official appearance, its name and its performance in annals of Nürburgring.
A radical and limited series ready to challenge the circuits
The Megane RS 275 Trophy-R is a two-seater sports car derived from Megane RS 275 Trophy. Renault Sport’s new exclusive limited series received ultra-sporty competition-derived equipment and lost 101 pounds to gain better performance. The Megane RS 275 Trophy-R is equipped with the Cup chassis, limited slip differential, 2.0 liter RS (gasoline) engine that generates 275 horsepower, Akrapovic titanium-built exhaust manifold, “Ohlins Road. The Megane RS 275 Trophy-R has no rear seat and features Recaro Pole Position front seats, monocoque design and built in polycarbonate, which allows a total mass of just 42 pounds. They are equipped with three-point seat belts and can optionally be fitted with a six-point version with airlift. A bar and a safety net protect the occupants from the movement of luggage and internally transported volumes.
Auto racing enthusiasts who dream of earning precious seconds a second can count on the benefits of a lithium-ion battery that helps relieve 16 pounds of the total mass of the vehicle. To better take advantage of the reduced weight of the set a high-performance brake system was designed specifically for the Megane RS 275 Trophy-R: brake discs made of steel and aluminum composite material with a diameter of 350 mm and 28 mm thick. This specification is perfectly adapted for intensive use in the circuit and the brakes with Renault Sport brand guarantee a better performance to the vehicle.
The exterior of the Megane RS 275 Trophy-R sports a new paint in two shades, combining the black star ceiling with the pearly white body (optional). A F1 blade marked with the Trophy-R inscription, the checkered finish on the door sill and a bright red trim complete the look. The 19-inch Speedline wheels, available in black or red, fit perfectly in this style and ensure that this car will be a focus of attention both on the road and on the road. The exclusivity of the Megane RS 275 Trophy-R is noteworthy also in the small details: the handwheel and the handbrake lever offer Alcantara finish while the gear lever is covered in leather. Seat belts are red, as are the seat and steering wheel seams.
7m54.36s: a new record for height of Renault Sport expertise
The chassis and engine engineers involved in the Megane RS 275 Trophy-R project used all the experience gained in competitions in modalities ranging from the rally to Formula 1. Download in 14 seconds the lap record set by the Megane RS Trophy in 2011 is the result of the commitment of the teams of Renault Sport Technologies and all its partners. Hundreds of hours of testing in France, Spain and Germany were carried out to reach the achievement that guaranteed this exclusive series the benefits of exceptional dynamic qualities. This new record set by the Megane RS 275 Trophy-R demonstrates once again the knowledge and commitment of the Renault Sport Technologies teams in the design of exceptional sports vehicles and accessible to all enthusiasts of this category of automobiles.