Upcoming facelift for French brand's Golf rival spotted for the first time, sporting new lights at both ends, along with revised bumpers.
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The updated Renault Megane has been snapped for the first time by photographers this week, giving us an early preview of what's to come for the small car's mid-life refresh.

Going by these images it appears the updated Megane will get revisions to the headlights, front grille and bumper, though it won't be drastically different from the model currently on sale.

The rear, meanwhile, looks quite a bit different largely to the heavily revised tail-light lenses, though it's unclear at this stage whether the shape or just internals will be switched up.

Photographers noted heavy camouflage concealing the interior, too, meaning there should be some changes in store for the cabin.

It's likely the exterior and interior changes will echo the designs of the new-generation Clio light hatch, which was revealed at the Geneva motor show earlier this month.

While the external changes should be largely quite subtle, the interior will likely see the introduction of a new, squarer infotainment system, a more simplistic approach to physical buttons and dials, along with a new steering wheel.

It's anticipated the refreshed Megane will offer new or revised engines, too, given Europe's ever-tightening emissions regulations.

A logical assumption is that Renault will add mild-hybrid tech as it has with the new Clio, but nothing has been confirmed at this stage.

There's scuttlebutt indicating the new Megane will be launched at either the Frankfurt motor show in September, or the 2020 Geneva motor show next March. Stay tuned for all the latest, and click on the images for the full gallery.