Tag: RenaultSport

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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Renault May Close Four French Plants, Alpine A110 And Five Other Models In Danger

Renault is looking to tighten the belt in order to save €2 billion ($2.2 billion) by 2022 as part of a massive cost-cutting plan. To do so, they will reportedly close several factories in France. Citing local media, AutoNews claims that one of the facilities in danger is in Dieppe, one of the smallest in the […]

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Older Renault Megane RS Coupe Is High On Psychedelic Color Shifting Wrap

The latest-generation Renault Megane RS is no longer available as a three-door, leaving some hot hatch enthusiasts nostalgic about the sportier-looking body style which was marketed as a Coupe. If you absolutely must find a cure for your three-door Megane RS blues, German tuner JMS may have something for you. The aftermarket specialist decided to […]

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2020 Renault Megane Brings Subtle Visual Tweaks, ‘E-Tech’ Plug-In Hybrid Variant

Renault has updated the entire Megane range for the 2020 model year, giving it a plug-in hybrid version for the first time, offered in the Estate body style at launch. Named the 2020 Megane E-Tech, it combines the 1.6-liter four-cylinder petrol engine with two electric motors for a total system output of 160 PS (158 […]

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2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R Breaks FWD Lap Record At Suzuka

After Honda’s streak of record runs on various tracks all over the world with the Civic Type R, it’s now the Renault Megane Trophy-R’s turn to do the same. The French hot hatch already holds the track records for front-wheel drive production cars at the Nurburgring Nordschleife in Germany, Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium and The Bend […]

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