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2018 Renault Megane RS280: 7 cool things

Renault Sport has completely revamped its Megane RS halo car. And when it arrives in Australia in Q3 this year, it'll have a few nifty tricks up its sleeves. There's way too much to talk about with this third-generation reboot, so let's keep it simple and showcase seven cool things about this new RS...

2018 Renault Megane RS280 review

Here we have the new Renault Megane RS 280. With five doors and a more refined design, can it win the hearts of those obsessed with its mental three-door predecessor?

Top driving roads around Melbourne: Reefton Spur

Welcome to another instalment of our little Top Driving Roads series, intended to highlight some of the best, most challenging, and most fun roads we (occasionally) get to drive on. To clarify, driving isn’t always about going fast; we want to make that bit clear...

2017 Renault Megane Zen sedan review

The 2017 Renault Megane sedan has a polarising style, but, it is packed with practicality and safety features.

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Renault Megane Videos

2018 Renault Megane RS: 7 Cool Things!

There's a hell of a lot to like about the new Renault Megane RS. We told Curt to focus on five things, and he came back with seven... Catch his full review here!

2017 Renault Megane Wagon : 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Read the article here. The new 2017 Renault Megane wagon has been revealed, following the Frankfurt motor show debut of the new Megane hatch in September 2015. As expected, the 2017 Renault Megane wagon follows in the footsteps of its predecessor by adding roof rails and a more practical load-hauling back-end to the regular hatch model, while retaining a fast look with a tapered roofline – the go-to sports styling trick for most modern wagons...

Renault Clio RS220 Trophy v Renault Megane RS265 Cup - Hillclimb Battle

Read the article here. We put the Renault Clio RS220 Trophy head-to-head against the Renault Megane RS265 Cup, in a lap-time battle around the 1.3-kilometre Haunted Hills hillclimb circuit in Victoria. Teaming a 162kW/260Nm turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder with a dual-clutch automatic transmission and a launch control system, the limited edition Renault Clio RS220 Trophy claims 0-100km/h in 6...

Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R Review : Track test

You’re looking at the most extreme front-wheel drive hatch currently in production. It’s called the Megane Renault Sport 275 Trophy-R and there will only ever be 250 of them in the entire world. It’s the fastest, most track focused production car Renault’s performance division has ever created...

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Renault Megane Comparisons

2017 Skoda Octavia RS wagon v Renault Megane GT wagon comparison

Petrolhead parents on a budget are hardly spoilt for choice in today’s showrooms – especially if a hatchback is considered a bit too small and they prefer their driving experience, rather than outward view, to be elevated. In the circa-$40,000 price zone, there are just three members of the sporty compact wagon breed: the Renault Megane GT, Skoda Octavia RS, and Subaru Levorg...

Renault Megane Intens v Mazda 3 SP25 GT v Holden Astra LTZ comparison

Who would have thought there’d be enough action in the small sedan segment of the market to warrant yet another comparison test – our fifth such test since the beginning of 2016? Yet here we are, in a world where the small car is increasingly being seen as a great alternative to the mid-size sedan because, essentially, these new ‘small’ sedans offer better space for your spend than vehicles in the next segment up...

Small hatchback comparison: Holden Astra v Renault Megane v Subaru Impreza

The small car market is one of the busiest segments of the Australian automotive landscape, both in terms of sales and for new product – and 2016 in particular proved to be a big year for the humble hatchback. Sales of small cars may have slowed off a little as people move towards the plethora of small SUV alternatives, but make no mistake: this segment still makes up the single biggest proportion of overall new vehicle sales, and it’s dominated by a couple of big-name models...

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Renault Megane News

Renault Megane RS Trophy revealed, here in second half of 2019

Renault has finally fully revealed the range-topping Megane RS Trophy, ahead of its arrival in Australia during the second half of 2019. Power in the RS Trophy comes from a 1.8-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol making 300hp (224kW) and 420Nm, put to the front wheels through a six-speed manual or six-speed dual-clutch automatic...

Renault Megane RS maxed out on the autobahn - video

The Renault Megane RS280 has only just been priced for Australia, but the RS range is already doing the rounds on European roads. That means any hotshot with a few cameras and access to an autobahn can test out the claimed top speed. That's exactly what AutoTopNL has done, taking advantage of a quiet stretch of derestricted motorway to put the new French hot hatch through its paces...

CarAdvice podcast 110: They see us rollin', they listenin'...

This week Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Mike Stevens are recording the podcast in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S400d L while driving around Melbourne! In car news, pricing and specs have been announced for the 2019 Renault Megane RS, Tesla has reached its 5000 Model 3 per-week goal, and Kay Hart has been announced as Ford Australia CEO...

2019 Renault Megane RS pricing and specs

Renault Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the incoming Megane RS, ahead of its September arrival Down Under. Pricing will kick off with the RS280 manual at $44,990 before on-road costs, jumping to $47,490 for the RS280 dual-clutch. In standard 'RS280' trim, you'll get a 1...

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Renault Megane Owner Reviews

2015 Renault Megane GT 220 Premium review

I was looking for a sports wagon with space for some luggage and a bike in the back for weekend getaways, and fun to drive (aka some performance capabilities), coming from an Alfa Romeo 147 GTA that became too small (but what an engine). The proposition would be under $41K, and I shortlisted the Skoda Octavia RS wagon, the Renault Megane GT 220 and the Golf Wagon R, which ended up being out of the price range...

2016 Renault Megane GT-Line Premium review

  After having a company car for the past 30 years, I had to purchase my own car after retirement. I wanted a car that was economical as I had to pay for the fuel myself. The Renault Megane GT-Line 1.5-litre turbo diesel gives me just over 1000km per tank at around 58L to fill. The car has plenty of power and handles well...

2012 Renault Megane Rs 265 Trophy Review

If an engaging, smile-inducing, hard edged hot hatch is your thing, the Renault Sport Megane RS265 has you covered. Around town and as a daily driver, the RS has its drawbacks. The ride is firm with a capital F. Although composed and not crashy, it can be pretty tough commuting on our rugged roads...

2015 Renault Megane GT-line Review

I have had this car for 1 year now and have found it a pleasure to drive. It is the first car in a long time that i want to drive as its responsive engine and superb handling make it a joy to take through some windy hills or even just negotiating suburban streets. The only negative i can find is lack of rear leg room but since it is children going in there it isn't an issue...

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2019 Renault Megane RS pricing and specs
2018 Renault Megane RS280 review

2018 Renault Megane RS280 review

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