Cup or non cup is irrelevant really. Suspension can be changed easily. I have a 197 cup on h&r springs used it as a daily with the family no problems. Now i have kw v1's and adjustable top mounts to go on.
Just buy the Car you want. You'll end up changing it to suit you anyway.
Been a while since I updated this. In short had a core plug pop out on it not long after the build but didn't realise at the time.♂️
Got it back up and running but it seemed to get a slight misfire when warm so checked it out and the Head gasket had gone!
So replaced the gasket, had the Head...
Mike Sargent on Facebook is running meg and going cup racer subframe, I believe that one of the clio shafts will work as it's longer. Not sure if he changed the inner joint? But he got the other one lengthened. I'd have had one made personally.
From memory, you only need to replace one plug, the one for the fan relay and starter cable can actually be completely removed from the clio loom and put into the megane loom. Removing the same wiring from the megane loom.
I believe you can remove the canister in the pic but I just ran the...