Tag "Renault"

Renault Megane RS275 vs Peugeot 308 GTI 270

A weapon’s potency can only be properly determined once it’s clear what it’s up against. After all, Attila the Hun conquered most of Europe with swords, bows and arrows, but would’ve been badly outmatched in Desert Storm. So while Peugeot

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Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R for $37K

Would you buy a press car? After all this particular Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R has had only a single owner with just over 7000km on its odometer. But this Renault Australia-owned Glacier White example of arguably the hottest front-wheel drive

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Renault Twingo GT revealed

If we’re talking about a car with a rear-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive and a manual gearbox, you’d usually expect us to be describing a product of Stuttgart. This time, however, we’re talking French. Well, Slovenian technically, as that’s where production

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Renault Clio RS16 Concept revealed

Renault Sport could have just given us a manual transmission, but with the butch Clio RS16 Concept it delivered a whole Megane RS drivetrain instead. Squeezed under the bonnet of the fourth-generation Clio is the same 201kW/360Nm 2.0-litre turbo four

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Renault Sport Clio Trophy

Fast Clios have always been among MOTOR’s favourite hot hatches. Models like the Clio II 182 Cup and Clio III RS 200 offered all the fizz and effervescence of a freshly opened bottle of Schweppes, the screaming atmo engines and

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Renault Megane GT

IN REAL years, the outgoing Renault Megane is about nine years old; if it were a human, it would be learning about fractions, if it were a dog, it’d be starting to think about superannuation. In car years, however, it’s

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PCOTY 2016: Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R #5

First impressions: can’t beat ’em sometimes. Like when you look inside the Megane Trophy-R and see the race seats with their adjustable aluminium runners and wild red harnesses. But look again, and second impressions start to kick in. This is

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Porsche 911 GT3 vs Renault Megane Trophy-R

Gravity’s a funny thing – it’s such a forgettable sensation, but yet even now as you read this, it’s gently crushing you. And without it, we wouldn’t have any need for, well, bras, rocket scientists, legs, and a whole lot

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Renault Megane RS265 vs RS275 Trophy-R

Cars are much like cuisine. Not in taste, of course – though some my own early culinary attempts weren’t far off – but a successful outcome in both respects depends on the correct ingredients being assembled in the correct order.

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Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy

It’s fair to say that, thus far, the current Renault Clio RS has been a disappointment. Previous to it, four generations (five if you include the Williams) of the Renault Sport-fettled supermini were imperious, successive class leaders, and most were

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