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Renault Clio R.S. and Megane R.S. Red Bull editions announced

October 24, 2012

Keen Red Bull Racing fans feel free to get excited, the Renault Clio R.S. Red Bull and Renault Megane R.S. Red Bull Limited Editions have just been launched in Australia. Both come with special features inside and out and a unique black and yellow colour scheme.

Both models are based on the Cup versions, sporting the tighter chassis and suspension setup. They both feature 18-inch alloy wheels, and a set of hip-hugging Recaro bucket seats.

Standing out from the normal variants, both come with a metallic black exterior colour with contrasting yellow highlights, such as the front spoiler and side mirrors. To top it all off, there’s a black chequered flag blended into the roof panel and a some Red Bull Racing logos down the sides.

Just 455 versions of the Clio Red Bull Editions will be made, with 35 available in Australia. Up to 522 Megane versions will hit production, with 51 making their way to Aussie shores. Justin Hocevar, managing director at Renault Australia, recently spoke about the limited editions, saying,

“We are delighted to be releasing these Renault Sport-Red Bull limited editions.  Renault Sport holds a strong place in the hearts of many Australians; in fact we are the third strongest country in the world for Megane R.S sales.”

“Renault Sport has a proud history of releasing highly-desirable limited editions models and we are excited to be able to offer this one in Australia.”

Highlights of the Renault Clio R.S. Red Bull Limited Edition:

  • Star black metallic paint
  • Yellow front blade, wing mirrors and rear diffuser
  • Black chequered flag roof decal
  • Recaro cloth front bucket seats
  • Satin chrome Renault Sport gear lever knob
  • R.S. Monitor
  • Cup chassis
  • Red Bull Racing decals
  • 18-inch black Interlagos alloy wheels
  • Bridgestone RE050A tyres
  • Rear spoiler
  • Electrically folding door mirrors
  • Individually-numbered commemorative plaque

Highlights of the Renault Megane R.S. Red Bull Limited Edition:

  • Star black metallic paint
  • Yellow front blade, wing mirrors and rear diffuser
  • Black chequered flag roof decal
  • Recaro cloth with leatherette trim front bucket seats
  • New-design satin chrome gear lever knob
  • R.S. Monitor
  • Cup chassis
  • Mechanical limited slip differential
  • Red Bull Racing decals
  • 18-inch black TIBOR alloy wheels
  • Individually-numbered commemorative plaque

Prices for each start from the following (excluding on-road costs):

Renault Clio R.S. Red Bull Limited Edition – $38,490
Renault Megane R.S. Red Bull Limited Edition – $44,640

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.