Jump to content


  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About zaggo

  • Rank
    Internaute novice


  • Location
  • Car(s)
    2014 RS265

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Hello, I've bought an RS265 (loving it) and was hoping that someone had a recommendation for where to get it serviced in Auckland - there are endless VW or BMW specialists, but hoping to find someone who knows their way around a Renault. Not the end of the world if I have to just go to a good general mechanic, but thought I better ask the experts. I know this is Oz RenaultSport but the only NZ-based forum I could find gets about 2 posts a year, if that, so hoping that someone has a friend, cousin, hairdresser that's NZ-based! Thanks!
  2. I bought mine as a relatively inexperienced manual driver - I did own an MGB GT for a couple of years, but the clutch and gearbox was so wildly different to my RS265 that it might as well have been a spaceship. I don't find it a struggle at all, and that's in Auckland where we have a million steep hills (i.e., need to do very frequent hill starts). You'll be sweet, just give it a few warm up drives at night or early morning to get a feel for it before you tackle heavy traffic.
  3. zaggo

    RS265 or RS250?

    I've looked into the 4 owner situation on the 250, and turns out 2 of them were dealers so not as bad as it initially looked. Very tempted by the 265 but $8k is a fair whack of change... I guess the good news is it seems like there isn't a wrong answer!
  4. zaggo

    RS265 or RS250?

    Hello, I'm looking to join you as an RS owner - upgrading from a 1992 Honda Legend and a 1972 MGB GT, so should be quite the eye opener. I'm hoping to get opinions on a couple of cars that I'm tossing up between: RS250 - https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1646554803 RS265 - https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1820015884 I've read conflicting reports about the 250 vs the 265 - some say the 265 is basically exactly the same but with a couple of minor cosmetic tweaks, whereas some say the 265 is basically far more evolved. My main question would be is it worth spending the extra $8k or so it'd take to get the 265 over the 250, and if anyone has any comments on either of those two cars then it'd be much appreciated. Thanks! Steven
  • Create New...