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New Renault Megane RS Detailed In 132 Images 19
Jan
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Galleries, new cars, renault, Renault Megane, RenaultSport on 01 19th, 2018


Renault invited journalists from all over the world to Spain recently, to drive the new generation Megane RS.
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New Renault Megane RS Delivers 5.8-Sec 0-62 Time From €37,600 9
Jan
Posted by Carscoops Staff in prices, renault, Renault Megane, RenaultSport on 01 9th, 2018


Renault lifted the veil off its new Megane RS at the Frankfurt Motor Show a few months ago, and now it’s followed up with full specifications – including pricing and availability.

€37,600 will be enough to put European hot-hatch enthusiasts behind the wheel, with their hand on the manual gear shifter. Opt for the dual-clutch version and you’ll be looking at €39,400.

Those base prices are for the Sport chassis. Add the Cup Pack with the stiffer suspension, limited slip differential, and red Brembo brake calipers and you’re looking at another €1,500.

That’s just the start of the options list, though: other essentials include 19-inch alloys (€1,000), Alcantara trim (€1,500), and special yellow or orange paint (€1,600). An array of electronic goodies include Bose audio (€600), RS Monitor (€250) or RS Monitor Expert system (€450), head-up display (€400).

However you spec it, the new Megane RS packs a 1.8-liter turbo four rated at 280 horsepower and four-wheel steering (a segment first) in a five-door package, delivering a 0-62 time of 5.8 seconds – and a potentially devastating Nürburgring lap time that could put the FWD record back in the French automaker’s hands.

Renault will begin deliveries in February for the DCT version and in the spring for the manual.

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Renault Demonstrates All Features Of The New Megane RS In Official Film 3
Dec
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in new cars, renault, Renault Megane, Renault Videos, RenaultSport, video on 12 3rd, 2017


Renault is placing the new generation Megane RS under the microscope a couple of months after it debuted at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

The official film covers all aspects of the new French hot hatch, from its exterior design, which is described as “a beast about to devour the road”, to its cabin that’s adorned with carbon fiber trim and Alcantara, among others.

Renault’s challenger to the likes of the new Honda Civic Type R promises improved traction at any speed thanks to the new motorsport-inspired suspension, combined with the 4Control four-wheel steering. The automaker wanted to enhance the sportiness of the new Megane RS by offering a ‘Race’ driving mode aimed at drivers that use the car on the track.

Even the 1.8-liter turbocharged engine is brand new, as it comes from the Alpine A110. It delivers 280PS (276hp) and 390Nm (288lb-ft) of torque to the front wheels. Customers will have to choose between a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, a first for the French hot hatch, which can also be had with one of the two chassis settings, Sport or Cup.

Last, but definitely not least, Renault will attempt to steal the Nurburgring lap record for FWD production cars from the new Honda Civic Type R. To accomplish that, their range-topping Megane needs to complete the 20.7km (12.9-mile) long run in less than 7min and 43.8sec.

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2018 Renault Megane RS Wants To Be The New FWD ‘Ring King 29
Oct
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Nurburgring, renault, Renault Megane, Renault Videos, RenaultSport, video on 10 29th, 2017


The new generation Renault Megane RS was spotted lapping the Nurburgring, likely trying to set a new record for front-wheel drive production cars.
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Renault Adds New TCe 165PS Engine To Megane Hatch And Estate 14
Oct
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in new cars, prices, renault, Renault Megane on 10 14th, 2017


A new Renaultsport-developed powertrain has been added to the French brand's Megane family of compact cars.
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Renault Sport Chief Says An RS SUV Could Happen 20
Sep
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Dacia Sandero, Frankfurt-Motor-Show, renault, Renault Megane, Renault Sandero, RenaultSport, Reports, SUV on 09 20th, 2017


Presenting the new generation Megane RS at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show has opened Renault's appetite for further performance models.
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Next Renault Megane RS To Be Electrified 19
Sep
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Frankfurt-Motor-Show, Hybrids, renault, Renault Megane, RenaultSport, Reports on 09 19th, 2017


Despite being presented for the first time only last week, Renault is already thinking about a new generation Megane RS.
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New Renault Megane RS Falls Into The Hands Of Three Masters Of Cornering 15
Sep
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in commercials, new cars, renault, Renault Megane, Renault Videos, RenaultSport, video on 09 15th, 2017


Renault F1 driver Nico Hulkenberg, Freeride Mountain Biker Sam Pilgrim, and Vice World Champion 2016 of Big Waves Surf, Justine Dupont, took turns driving the new Megane RS.
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2018 Renault Megane RS Breaks Cover With Alpine A110’s Engine 12
Sep
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in featured, Frankfurt-Motor-Show, new cars, renault, Renault Megane, RenaultSport on 09 12th, 2017


Contrary to some previous reports, the new generation Renault Megane RS features a 1.8-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine, and not a 2.0-liter unit.
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New Renault Megane RS: First Photos Of Super-Hot French Hatch! 11
Sep
Posted by John Halas in Frankfurt-Motor-Show, new cars, renault, Renault Megane, RenaultSport, Scoops on 09 11th, 2017


The first official images of Renault’s 2018 Megane RS have emerged on the eve of the Frankfurt Motor Show where the French hot hatch will celebrate its world premiere.
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Front-Drive Super-Hatches: VW Golf GTI Clubsport S vs Renault Megane RS 275 Trophy-R 9
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in renault, Renault Megane, Renault Videos, RenaultSport, video, VW, VW Golf GTI, VW Videos on 09 9th, 2017


Hot hatches don’t come much more capable than these two: the VW Golf GTI Clubsport S versus the 2014 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R.
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Nico Hulkenberg Takes New Renault Megane R.S. For A Spin Before Sep.12 Reveal 8
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Frankfurt-Motor-Show, renault, Renault Megane, Renault Videos, RenaultSport, video on 09 8th, 2017


With Frankfurt Motor Show and its myriad debuts approaching fast, Renault reminds us with yet another teaser that they will also be there with the new Megane R.S.
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Renault Megane RS R26 Driver Totally Misjudges This Sequence 5
Sep
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Accidents, Nurburgring, Offbeat News, renault, Renault Megane, Renault Videos, RenaultSport, video on 09 5th, 2017


Conquering a track such as the Nurburgring usually means being familiar with all its corners and how fast, or slow, you need to go.
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Renault Megane TCR Ready To Race In 2018 30
Aug
Posted by Brad Anderson in Motorsport, racing, renault, Renault Megane, Reports on 08 30th, 2017


The Renault Megane will become the latest hatchback to enter the TCR championship when it hits the track next year.
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Renault Megane TCR Ready To Race In 2018 30
Aug
Posted by Brad Anderson in Motorsport, racing, renault, Renault Megane, Reports on 08 30th, 2017


The Renault Megane will become the latest hatchback to enter the TCR championship when it hits the track next year.
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