I’m positive that if we keep writing about sweet European wagons, Americans will turn and the crossover mania will finally be toned down for good. But for now, let’s focus on four-wheel steering, because surprisingly enough, this affordable Renault family car has it.
[Will I ever stop loving the GT3 RS of hot hatches, the Renaultsport Mégane R26.R? Photo: Renault]
Forget the three old chaps over at Top Gear, as it is clear now that our very own Chris Harris is the luckiest guy in the world. Here are two Ferraris, two Porsches, an Aston Martin, a BMW and a very special Renault to prove that.
Renaultsport built the Megane 275 Trophy to become the king of the Nürburgring again after Seat took its crown. The result is a family car with a titanium exhaust and a top speed of 158 mph. Bonkers!
Renault is known for building the most rewarding front-wheel drive cars lately, and the new Megane 275 Trophy is the latest in the line with 275 horsepower and a proper limited-slip differential.
Well, when I say "Renault Mégane R26," what I mean is Renault Mégane II RenaultSport 230 F1 Team R26. Really rolls off the tongue, doesn't it?
Official caption? "The Renault Mégane Coupé-Concept will star in the latest music video from British hip-hop group N-Dubz." We're having problems coming up with our own caption as we're too busy wondering — are those cricket keeper pads? [via SniffPetrol]
Recently unveiled at the 2008 British Motor Show, the Renault Megane R26.R was proclaimed the fastest front-wheel-drive production car to lap the Nurburgring. Now, Renault is backing up their claims of an 8:17 lap with this video of the French hot hatch buzzing around the famed German circuit. It may not be as quick…