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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...

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R price announced, Record Edition up for auction

The rarest Renault ever brought to Australia – the Megane RS Trophy R Record Edition that set the fastest lap at the Nurburgring for front-drive cars – will be auctioned for sale when it arrives in early 2020 alongside the company’s revamped hot hatch line-up...

Renault Australia: 'every model new or updated by the end of 2020'

French carmaker Renault is about to jump start its Australian operations yet again – but this time the company will be boosted by the newest model range in the industry. In the space of just 12 months Renault’s line-up will be comprised of completely new or updated models. Some will be here before the end of this year...

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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...

2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R facelift spied

The facelifted Renault Megane RS, probably an updated version of the Trophy or Trophy-R variant, has been spied with practically no disguise. With only some blue tape on the front grille and lower air intake, it seems as though the updated Megane range should be revealed in the near future...

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R sets lap record at Spa

The Renault Megane RS Trophy-R has added another accolade to its portfolio, setting a new front-drive lap record at the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. With a time of 2 minutes 48.338 seconds, the hardcore Megane was "more than five seconds better" than the previous record set by the Honda Civic Type R a year ago...

2020 Renault Megane wagon spied

Alex Misoyannis • The facelifted Renault Megane wagon has been spied testing, ahead of its reveal in the coming months. The new Megane 'Sport Tourer' (as it's known in Europe) prototype spotted testing in the mountains wears moderate camouflage at the front and rear, indicating an exterior update is on the way...

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R priced 'around $70k', online sales confirmed

Renault's Megane RS Trophy-R will be more expensive than an Audi S3 and BMW M140i when it lands early next year, the company confirming a price 'around $70,000' for the pared-back Nurburgring front-drive record holder. Update: Renault Australia has confirmed a price of 'around $70,000' for the Trophy-R. We've updated the story and headline to reflect that...

Renault Megane-based protoype spied

Photographers have snapped images of an interesting prototype based on the current Renault Megane, raising questions about an upcoming new model based on the French small car. It’s unclear what exactly this vehicle is, but spotters noted a charging port on the driver’s side, suggesting it could be a plug-in hybrid, along with the obvious wheel arch extensions at all four corners...

Renault Megane: Non-'Renault Sport' models axed in Australia

Renault has removed the non-Renault Sport Megane from its Australian range, as it looks to move the model upmarket and put the RS brand in the spotlight. Although some mainstream hatch, wagon and sedan stock remains in dealerships, the model has been removed from the Renault Australia website, leaving only the GT, GT-Line and RS hatch the brand considers 'Renault Sport Megane' models...

2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R revealed, Australian launch confirmed

The 2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy-R has been revealed ahead of its in-the-flesh unveiling on May 24 debut at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix, and then later in Australia. Said to have been "developed as a racing car in a very short time" by a small team of engineers, the Trophy-R has completed an official full lap of the Nurburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes 45...