Based on Formula 1 technology, the R.S. Trophy features a 1.8-litre direct injection turbo engine producing 300hp and up to 420Nm of torque for a feisty performance that delivers new dimensions of driving pleasure. Together with its bespoke Formula 1 styling, uncompromising performance and next-level technologies, Renault’s latest hot hatch is a force to be reckoned with.
From its signature 'chequered-flag' LED headlights and F1-inspired front spoiler to its unique 19-inch lightweight ‘Jerez’ alloy wheels, the R.S. Trophy’s sporting DNA is unmistakable at first glance. With technology derived directly from Formula 1®, the Trophy R.S. takes power and precision to new levels, including the introduction of ceramic ball bearings in the turbocharger for a quicker response time and reduced friction. Bi-material discs and Brembo® brake callipers also provide enhanced endurance and optimum braking performance. The Trophy R.S. also incorporates Renault’s revolutionary 4CONTROL four-wheel steering system, ensuring superior agility, cornering balance and handling adjustability.
Thanks to a thrilling combination of Renault’s pioneering technology, an ergonomic layout and premium materials, the Trophy R.S. is every bit as exciting in the inside as it is on the outside. Expertly crafted for performance car enthusiasts, the driver’s seat includes a hard shell backrest, integrated headrest and low seating position so you can sit back and enjoy an exhilarating ride. For an enhanced performance, the Recaro sports seats are covered with special Alcantara® fabric: a highly resistant and lightweight material. An exciting feature of the Trophy R.S. is Renault’s revolutionary R.S. Monitor which collects data from around forty sensors positioned throughout the car and relays the vehicle’s settings via the R-LINK 2 touchscreen. This allows drivers to view performance data such as acceleration, braking and steering wheel angle in real-time; taking your driving experience to a whole new level! Whilst boasting a sporty performance, the Trophy RS also maintains the highest standard of safety with features such as rear parking sensors, Hill Start Assist, ESC and ABS. For added comfort and convenience, the Trophy R.S. includes a seven-inch touchscreen with European SatNav, dual-zone climate control, cruise control, a handsfree keycard and heated electric door mirrors.
The Trophy’s 1.8-litre four-cylinder turbo engine is capable of producing 300hp and up to 420Nm of torque and is available with a manual gearbox (400Nm) or a dual-clutch EDC gearbox (420 Nm). Thanks to the Trophy’s dual sound exhaust valve system – a new addition to the Renault R.S. range – the engine’s sporty and acoustic potential can be fully expressed!
With an exceptional combination of power, accuracy and precision, the Trophy R.S. is a hot hatch which truly stands out in its class.