Renault’s new Megane 250 will cost from £21,995 for the hardcore Cup model when it goes on sale next month - and you can watch it now on video.
The new car will also be available with a less-compromised set-up called Sport, which will cost £22,995. Sport models also come with extra equipment over the Cup, such as leather, an electric driver’s seat and automatic lights and wipers.
Sport buyers can upgrade to a Cup chassis, which includes a limited-slip diff, stiffer springs, grooved brake discs and Michelin Pilot Sport tyres on satin black alloys. Renault claims a 15 per cent increase in stiffness over the Sport chassis.
Both models are powered by an upgraded version of RenaultSport’s 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder, with 247bhp at 5500rpm and 340Nm at 3000rpm, and come with Renault’s Dynamic Management System that controls the ESP.