2007 `07` Renaultsport Megane R26 F1 Team (R26R Re-Creation) 83,000 Miles

£9,995.00Price
  • A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE WITH FULL SERVICE HISTORY
Colour: Ultra Blue
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  • ENGINE

    The amazing 2.0 Turbo 4 cylinder Renaultsport engine runs 227 BHP as standard, With a Decat and full stanless KTec Exhaust system this is running 270 bhp with its remap. It sounds fantastic and has plenty of torque and is such a great engine to drive behind. A fresh service less than 200 miles ago means this engine is in tip top condition.

  • BODYWORK

    Finished in very desirable Ultra Blue paintwork, This Megane is in beautiful condition and the paintwork gleams. it has the R26R Rear spoiler fitted, A carbon wrapped bonnet and all R26R decals. All windows except the windscreen are specially made Polycarbonate affairs for light weight and the fronts have sliders.

  • INTERIOR

    Stripped of its rear seats this R26R has the red half cage like the real R26R and gives much better stiffness and improves the handling. There are new 4 point TRS harnesses to keep you in check and the Corbeau Clubsport Seats support you in the corners. There is a fire extuingisher and co-drivers footrest. The Centre console trim is finished in carbon wrap, there is a heads up display so you can see revs, engine temp etc. It has a shift light and a brand new IPOD usb stereo system. The door card pulls are finished in Classic Red as is the gearshift surround. A Suede detachable 3 spoke Motorsport steering wheel finishes off what is a very purposeful interior.

  • DRIVING

    An assault on the senses this looks feels and drives like a very special car. As a driving experience this is up there with the Porsches and Lotus`s of this world and the handling is second to none. A very tight and new feeling car to drive as everything that could have worn out has been replaced with new and better items.

  • ROAD TAX

    At £265 per year it is not a lot to pay when you consider how much fun you will be having

  • WHEELS & TYRES

    This has 4 Brand new (less than 200 miles) matching Nankang AR1 Track day tyres that grip so hard you need to adjust yourself to the grip on offer.

    Front drivers = 6mm

    Front passenger = 6mm

    Rear Drivers = 6mm

    Rear Passenger = 6mm

    The wheels are freshly refurbished R26 Alloys finished in classic red and are unmarked and as new.

  • EXTRAS

    This car has Aircon, Xenon Headlights , ABS, Power Steering, Electric Mirrors and a USB Stereo.

  • HISTORY

    This car has NEVER been tracked, Built by us to use as a Track day car we decided it was too nice to be used on the track so it has never been!

    With Full service history stamped in the book this car has been pampered from new. It has had a recent clutch and dual mass flywheel in 2014. It also has had the Timing belt and water pump replaced at 70k. The car has been treated to a fresh Service less than 200 miles ago so is ready to be enjoyed.

  • SUSPENSION

    With Brand new BC Racing adjustable Coilovers you can set the ride height to any level you want and this example has been treated to a four wheel laser alignment by Arrons Autos of derby who race in the Clio Cup championship so you can be sure of its poise through the corners.

    It has also had the Hub Bearings replaced with brand new items less than 200 miles ago.

    All Wheel bearings front and back are new

  • BRAKES

    With freshly refurbished Brembo 4 pot calipers these have been treated to new slider kits and pins. At the front it is running Ktec Drilled and grooved uprated Discs with Ferrodo DS2500 Fast Road/Track pads. At the rear it has Ktec Grooved discs with matching Ferrodo DS2500 Pads. All of these items listed are less than 200 miles old and as new.

  • THE STORY OF THESE CARS

    The Megane Renault Sport 230 Renault F1 Team R26 is a version that commemorates the success of Renault in the Formula 1 World Championship with the 2005 Constructors' and Drivers' Championship titles.

    The engine is rated at 230 PS (169 kW; 227 bhp) at 5500 rpm and 310 N⋅m (230 lb⋅ft) at 3000 rpm. It incorporates the improved version of the Cup Chassis package, which includes 18-inch Anthracite spoked alloy wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport 2 235/40 R18 tires, Brembo front and rear red brake calipers and an increased brake master cylinder diameter, plus revised stiffened steering. Other features include a sport exhaust, Recaro seats, climate control, 4x15-watt RDS radio single CD/MP3 player with 6 speakers, Renault F1 decals, numbered plaque, limited slip differential and a rear spoiler.

    The vehicle weights 1,355 kg (2,987 lb) kerb, 1,820 kg (4,012 lb) gross.

    It is also known that the F1 drivers celebrated the success of the championships in Sandton, South Africa with a show of burning tyres etc. Renault SA sponsored the R26 models for this event and also thereafter sold.

    The passenger side sun visor was signed by one of the famous race drivers who drove the car at the Sandton celebration. Renault SA also replaced the clutches and driveshafts a week after the showdown at Renault Sandton, and also fitted brand new tyres before selling the cars.

    It is based on the Mégane Renault Sport 230 F1 Team R26, but it is 123 kg (271 lb) lighter. Weight reduction is achieved via the removal of the rear seats and seat belts, passenger airbag and curtain airbags (the driver's airbag remains), climate control (air conditioning remains as standard), rear wash/wipe and heated rear window, front fog lamps, headlamp washers, radio/CD player and most of the soundproofing.

    Other features include a carbon fibre bonnet, polycarbonate tailgate and rear side windows, Sabelt seats with carbon fibre shell and aluminium base, 6-point harnesses, a rear spoiler, optional roll cage and an optional titanium exhaust.

    New parts include new front springs (14 mm/100 kg), new rear springs (16.2 mm/100 kg), recalibrated shock absorber settings, grooved brake discs, new alloy wheels are fitted with a different offset increasing the track by 4 mm (0.2 in), optional Toyo Proxes R888 225/40R18 tyres (Michelin Pilot Sport 2 235/40R18 standard) and stiffer lower arm bushes.

    450 vehicles were made with 230 destined for the UK market. The car went on sale in October 2008 for £22,990. The car was unveiled at The 2008 British International Motor Show.[3]

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