Tag: Renault Megane

Driven: 2020 Renault Megane R.S. Trophy EDC Improves On A Winning Formula

It’s not very often that I would recommend the dual-clutch or automatic version of a performance car over a six-speed manual. However, in the case of the 2020 Renault Megane R.S. Trophy, I would absolutely recommend the EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) over the stick shift. Roughly seven months ago, when much of the world was […]

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Mini JCW GP And Renault Megane RS Trophy-R Are Two Track-Honed Weapons

If you had to choose between the Mini John Cooper Works GP or the Renault Megane RS Trophy-R, which would you pick? Renaultsport has built some of the finest front-wheel drive hot hatches ever and the Megane RS Trophy-R is its latest and most impressive offering. It is the fastest front-wheel drive production car around […]

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Honda Civic Type R Vs. Renault Megane R.S. Trophy Is An Extremely Close Drag Race

Having driven the Honda Civic Type R and Renault Megane R.S. 300 Trophy extensively, we can confidently say that these are two of the finest hot hatches currently on sale. However, which is quickest in a straight-line? To answer that question, Cars.co.za lined up a Civic Type R and Megane R.S. 300 Trophy for a […]

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Renault Megane Reportedly Keeping Diesel Offerings While Clio, Captur And Kadjar Lose Them

Following the Dieselgate scandal, diesel-powered cars have become less popular in Europe, both with governments and consumers who have started shifting their interest towards petrol or electrified vehicles. As a result, automakers had to reshuffle their lineups in order to stay on the competitive side of the market, so, many oil-burning models have been discontinued, […]

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New Renault Megane eVision Concept Previews Next Year’s Electric Hatchback

Renault has revealed the new Megane eVision concept at the company’s eWays event, alongside the new Dacia Spring, previewing next year’s production model. The new Megane eVision is the first Renault to be based on the Alliance’s modular CMF-EV platform, which also underpins the Nissan Ariya. Renault says that the new Megane eVision is going […]

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UK Law Firm Accusing 1.3 Million Renault, Nissan Diesels Of Emissions Cheating

London-based law firm Harcus Parker is preparing a class action lawsuit against Renault and Nissan, citing independent test data that points to emissions cheating. The data allegedly shows that as many as 700,000 Renault diesel models and 600,000 Nissan units in the UK could be fitted with defeat devices. Models affected include the Note, Juke […]

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Renault’s Design Chief Sheds Light On The Future Of The Alpine Brand And Other Models

The modern-day Alpine A110 is a great sports car with a very bad timing. The automobile industry is going electric, buyers are flocking to SUVs and the coronavirus pandemic has affected all automakers, including Renault, who is still trying to see the light at the end of the tunnel. There have been reports surrounding the […]

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Sport Auto Laps ‘Ring With Renault Megane RS Trophy-R 15 Sec Slower Than Official Record Run

The 2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R returned to the crime scene, aka the Nurburgring Nordschleife in Germany, for yet another hot lap, although an unofficial one this time. Sport Auto put Christian Gebhardt in the driver’s seat of the French hot hatch, and he managed to steer it across the finish line in 7:55.12. That’s […]

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