Radical enough for you?
True to its roots, Renault MEGANE R.S. TROPHY-R – driven by Laurent Hurgon – beat its own time on the Nürburgring North loop, setting a new record in the Front-Wheel Drive category of 07’40’’10.
Renault MEGANE R.S. has a proud history on the Nürburgring North loop: Nordschleife.
MEGANE II R.S. R26R, driven by Vincent Bayle, had already set a lap record in a time of 8:17.
Laurent Hurgon, behind the wheel of MEGANE III R.S. 265 TROPHY, took only 8:07.97 to cover the 20.832 km before beating his own record.
Completing the lap in 7:54.36 behind the wheel of MEGANE III R.S. 275 TROPHY-R. It is the first Front-Wheel Drive vehicle to break the 8-minute barrier! These performances speak for the "R.S. Spirit" that continues to drive us.
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