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Renault Group unveils future plans: 24 new models by 2025, electric-only Alpine to replace Renault Sport

Renault has taken the wraps off 'Renaulution', its plan to "restore Groupe Renault's competitiveness", consolidate its product portfolio and boost profit worldwide. Whereas Renault's existing product roadmap saw it chase volumes and outright sales, the new plan – created under new CEO Luca de Meo, who arrived from Seat in early 2020 – will see the group streamline its model range and development processes worldwide, in an effort to increase per-vehicle profits...

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

2021 Renault Megane RS price and specs unveiled Trophy model only available Larger digital screens new for 2021 Prices up by $500, from $53,900 plus on-road costs to $56,990 plus on-road costs Pricing and specifications for the updated 2021 Renault Megane RS have been announced, ahead of its Australian arrival in March...

Looking for a Christmas treat? Here are five performance vehicles on sale now

Australia loves a performance car, no questions there. Whether that stems from the tyranny of distance, or our cultural upbringing on Bathurst and V8s, who knows. What we do know is that we still continue to buy the hotted-up versions of regular cars, alongside a healthy amount of two-door sports cars, too...

2016 Renault Megane recalled with the most obscure fault of 2020

Renault Australia has issued a recall on 824 examples of the Megane, citing an “error in the wording of [the owner's manual].” The affected vehicles are all Model Year 2016, and were sold between 16 April and 11 October 2016...

Renault Mégane eVision concept launched in France, production model slated for 2022

Renault has unveiled the Mégane eVision concept, with a production variant slated for launch in 2022. Built on the all-new CMF-EV modular platform – which it shares with the similar-spec Nissan Ariya – power is sent to the front wheels via a 160kW electric motor...

2021 Renault Megane RS facelift due in the first half of next year

The 2021 Renault Megane RS hot hatch is on track to arrive in Australian showrooms in the first half of next year – with a streamlined range that will adopt the most powerful engine from the flagship Trophy edition. The 2021 Renault Megane RS will be the brand's sole passenger car offering in Australia next year, as the French brand joins the growing list of manufacturers pivoting to SUVs and commercial vehicles – and all but vacating the passenger vehicle market...

The car names you've probably been mispronouncing this whole time

Fancy yourself a car enthusiast? While being an enthusiastic car owner and a good driver are both part of your overall street cred, a lot of it comes down to being able to talk the torque. And where many of us can come undone when showing off our automotive prowess is butchering the pronunciation of brand or model names as badly as Kim from Kath & Kim used to pronounce 'chardonnay' (she said 'kar-don-aye', for the record)...

2020 Renault Megane facelift and plug-in hybrid unveiled

The updated 2020 Renault Megane range has been unveiled in Europe, bringing subtle styling changes and new technology, along with a new plug-in hybrid electric vehicle variant. 2020 Megane RS Of most interest to Australia are the changes made to the Megane RS models, the only variants on sale Down Under...

Renault Australia axes Megane GT, GT-Line

Renault has decided to stop selling the warmed-up Megane GT and GT-Line in Australia, leaving the 205kW RS hot hatch as the sole member of its small-car range.  While there’s no impediment to sourcing Megane GT and GT-Lines, the company says customer demand has declined to the point the cost of stocking them, promoting them, keeping parts for them, and transporting them, no longer stacks up...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

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...