Renault has announced a new Megane Renaultsport Limited Edition. The Red Bull Racing RB8 model is limited to just 30 units and will be available until 30 September 2013. The pricing will be made public closer to official launch.

The exterior boasts Twilight Blue finish, Red Bull Racing graphics at the rear and on the sides, Platinum Grey details (F1 blade, door handles, door mirror housing and rear lip spoiler) and a monochrome laurel on the rear side windows.

The interior features a including Red Bull Racing branding on the numbered aluminium kickplates and carpet mats. The same logo appears on the headrests of the Recaro seats which are trimmed in new leather/fabric upholstery.

The connected R-Link multimedia has six functions (navigation, telephony, multimedia, vehicle, systems and R-Link Store applications catalogue). These are controlled using either the touch screen display, the voice command function or the joystick situated on the centre console.

New for Renaultsport Monitor 2.0

  • A new, more user-friendly and intuitive interface which uses R-Link's seven-inch colour display
  • GPS tracked lap timing
  • Special Red Bull Racing home page
  • Certain information displayed in 3D form
  • Data can be saved on a USB dongle
  • Plus the usual real-time access to power output data, 0-62 mph times, G-Force diagram, etc.

Megane Renaultsport Red Bull Racing RB8 Limited Edition comes with the same features as 265 Cup - stiffer springs, dampers, anti-roll bar, limited slip differential, grooved discs with Brembo callipers and the mighty 2.0 liter turbocharged petrol with 265HP and 300Nm.

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Source: Renault