Renault developing 500bhp Sport Trophy race car

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Renault Sport Technologies’ is developing a new product for their lineup called the Renault Sport Trophy show car which will shortly be unveiled, the company said. The car will be unveiled to the media and the public at the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS), which runs from 27 August to 7 September. Renault says that it will now begin an intense programme of development tests as the car would join the World Series by Renault in 2015.

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Renault will begin a new category in the World Series next year. With its brand new show car, the Renault Sport Trophy, Renault is set to present a new vehicle designed solely made for competition.

The newest addition to the Renault Sport Technologies family, the Renault Sport Trophy will be used in a single-model championship. The car is designed with pure performance in mind and has all the makings of being a big hit with the teams, drivers and fans at Renault Sport Technologies’ Fast, Free & Fun events.

Built by Dallara, the carbon monocoque will be powered by a Nismo engine delivering more than 500bhp. The seven-speed sequential gearbox will be supplied by Sadev, while Michelin will develop a specific tyre for the package. The overall weight of the car, with all these features, would come to 1,100kg.

The car will be unveiled on August 27. Stay tuned into Motoroids as we will get you the latest updates as and when they arrive. Till then, let us know what do you think of the configuration that Renault has provided through your comments below.

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