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Australia's best-selling hot hatches revealed
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13th Jul 2021
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Australia's best-selling hot hatches revealed

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Alex Misoyannis
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13th Jul 2021
5 min read

Australia's best-selling hot hatches revealed

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Alex Misoyannis
Renault Sport officially dissolved, replaced by all-electric Alpine
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12th May 2021
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Renault Sport officially dissolved, replaced by all-electric Alpine

French manufacturer Renault has officially dissolved its famed performance division, opting to replace the Renault Sport moniker with soon-to-be-all-electric subsidiary Alpine.
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William Davis
2021 Renault Megane RS price and specs: Updated hot hatch offered in Trophy form only
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7th Jan 2021
2 min read

2021 Renault Megane RS price and specs: Updated hot hatch offered in Trophy form only

Pricing and specifications for the updated 2021 Renault Megane RS have been announced, ahead of its Australian arrival in March. Renault's turbocharged hot hatch – which will be offered in hi-po RS Trophy guise only for 2021, with the 'entry-level' RS Sport and Cup grades axed – benefits from an array of upgrades for the new year, as part of its mid-life facelift unveiled overseas in early 2020, headlined by new lighting signatures.
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Alex Misoyannis
Alpine could position itself as 'mini Ferrari', says Renault boss – report
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20th Oct 2020
2 min read

Alpine could position itself as 'mini Ferrari', says Renault boss – report

Renault CEO Luca de Meo has suggested Alpine could be cultivated to become a "mini Ferrari". According to UK publication Auto Express, Italian-born de Meo said the Renault-owned Alpine brand could combine expertise from its Formula One team with "quasi-artisanal" work conducted at the Alpine factory to produce vehicles akin to those made by Ferrari.
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Ben Zachariah
Renault Australia axes Megane GT, GT-Line
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15th Nov 2019
2 min read

Renault Australia axes Megane GT, GT-Line

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Mike Costello
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15th Nov 2019
2 min read

Renault Australia axes Megane GT, GT-Line

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Mike Costello
2018 Renault Megane RS recalled
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22nd Oct 2019
1 min read

2018 Renault Megane RS recalled

Renault Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 model-year Megane RS hot hatch, over concerns a wiring fault could lead to engine failure. "The oil pressure solenoid valve wiring was not manufactured to the required specifications, which may lead to engine failure," the company says in its recall notice. "If the engine fails, the driver may experience heavier steering, loss of auxiliaries and/or need to apply much greater braking effort."
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James Wong
Renault Clio RS replacement could be hot Zoe – report
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14th Oct 2019
3 min read

Renault Clio RS replacement could be hot Zoe – report

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Ok, let’s start with the bad news. Auto Express reports Renault won’t be producing an RS version of its new, fifth-generation Clio. The good news? There may be a replacement of sorts – a hotted-up version of the Renault Zoe electric hatch.
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William Stopford