Tag: RenaultSport

French Gendarmerie National Police Force Orders 26 Alpine A110 Sports Cars

Applications to join France’s National Gendarmerie police service might swell slightly with the news that the force is taking delivery of a fleet of Alpine A110 sports cars. The country’s Ministry of the Interior announced that it had ordered 26 examples of the A110 Pure, the base model in Alpine’s sports car range, as part […]

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The Only Thing More Frustrating Than Trying To Drift A Renault Clio V6 Is Watching Someone Else Try

On paper the Renault Clio V6 sounds like a dream recipe. A hot hatch that’s rear-wheel drive and powered by a yowly naturally-aspirated 252 hp V6, it’s a supermini that thinks it’s a 911. And even now, two decades after it was introduced, it still looks sensational with its humungously wide rear track and supercar-like […]

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QOTD: What Car Variant Would You Build Because The Automaker Won’t?

In less than 12 months from now BMW will take the wraps off the first ever M3 Touring. Or, the first ever series production M3 Touring, we should say because, technically, BMW built a prototype of an E46 M3 Touring 20 years ago, before deciding not to give the project the green light. But more relevant […]

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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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