2019 Renault Megane RS, RS Trophy, Specs, Price

The new 2019 Renault Megane RS is a traditional one. The French giant modernized this model. Behind the double sign Rs is a lot of fun and speed. Tis model is designed for sports riders. New engine offers 280 hp and transmission on all wheels. It is characterized by precise, sporty management, for better dynamics. For the shade is shorter transmission of the EDC gearbox. Furthermore, despite its sporty character, this compact still offers satisfactory comfort. And yes, 2019 Renault Megane RS is a legitimate alternative to the renowned GTI model.

For a decade, the sporty version of the Megan dominates on “Green Hell“. Exactly 10 years ago, version R26R has reached the time of 8:17 minutes. Three years later, model Megane RS Trophy was faster on the famous track for 9 seconds. In 2014, the RS 275 Trophy improved this score at 7:54. This is only evidence that the model is improving, perfecting and striving to the maximum that it can provide. And is it the 2019 Renault Megane RS?

2019 Renault Megane RS front view

2019 Renault Megane RS – Engine

Such an inheritance is binding, so French engineers and technicians have given their maximum. 2019 Megane RS runs a 1.8L turbo unit. In compare to the Trophy-R version that had 273 hp and 360 Nm, new has exactly 280 hp and 390 Nm. Also, 2019 Renault Megane RS speeds up to 100 km/h in 5.8 seconds, and the maximum speed is 255 km/h. For the first time, Renault S.A. Company has also included the EDC double-clutch transmission in the powertrain segment. In addition to shorter transmission times, EDC also has launch control but also four configured programs – Comfort, Neutral, Sport and Race. These modes work on control of transmission, ESP and ABS system, sensitivity to the command of gas, sound and steering.

In accordance with practice in sports models, speed can also be changed on the steering wheel. However, most complications are related to reliance. The greatest balance of 2019 Renault Megane RS has thanks to advanced hydraulic dampers. For more ambitious drivers there is a Cup suspension with locking differentials and Brembo brakes (price is 1,500 euros).

2019 Renault Megane RS interior

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