Performance

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Fully Optimized Engine
With its 1.8L turbocharged engine designed by the very same engineers behind the Renault Sport Formula One Team, the New MÉGANE R.S. is ready to inject an impressive power output of 296hp at 6,000rpm and a maximum torque of 420Nm into the everyday drive. This race model is also equipped with a six-speed Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) automatic transmission to offer everyday drivability from road to track.
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Four Hydraulic Compression Stops
Built on a Sport chassis that provides improved handling on the most uneven of roads, its shock absorbers with new four hydraulic compression stops enable optimum control of tyre-ground contact.
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Multi-Gear Downshift Function
Inspired by Formula One race cars, the Multi-Gear Downshift Function rapidly downshifts multiple gears simultaneously, allowing for the best gear to be swiftly engaged to take on any cornering that confronts the drive.
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4CONTROL - Four Wheel Steering System
Originally engineered only in prestigious high-performance sport cars, the groundbreaking 4CONTROL four-wheel steering system supports easy manoeuvrability at low speeds and high degree of stability at high speeds for unrivalled agility through tight cornering.
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Launch Control
Experience a breathtaking rush of adrenaline with the Launch Control that maximises available traction for instantaneous acceleration from a standing start.
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R.S. Drive
The intuitive R.S. Drive button provides immediate access to the Sport Mode upon a single press. Activate the Race mode upon pressing and holding the same button to unleash the maximum driving performance of the New Renault MÉGANE R.S.

Specifications may vary from overseas visuals shown.