The next Renault Mégane RS will have 300 HP and manual transmission

The new Renault Megane RS 2017 will have turbocharged 2.0-liter with more than 300 HP of power and six-speed manual transmission. Will try once more to establish a record at the Nürburgring.

Hace a few more than a month we got to know in the first teaser of the new generation the Renault Mégane RS, released in the form of ‘casual’ by the French firm within a promotional video. Now, Renault confirmed some details about how will the new Mégane signed by Renault Sport.

The compact Renault will be more powerful than ever, although at the same time will retain a refined design. So said Stephane Janin, chief designer of the brand, in an interview with Coach. Janin said that the new Mégane RS 2017 will not have an aggressive design, but on the contrary the firm has decided to take another direction and gamble on the refinement, unlike brands such as Honda with their Civic Type-R, that generation after generation becomes increasingly aggressive.

The new Mégane RS has recourse to a engine 2.0-liter turbo that will produce more than 300 HP of power and will be combined to a manual change of six speeds, in addition to a steering system to the four wheels and the possibility of riding a auto shift six-speed dual clutch optional.

contrary To the Ford Focus RS, that has chosen to be offered only with four-wheel drive, the Mégane RS will continue while remaining true to the front-wheel drive, for to try to establish once again a record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife for front wheel drive vehicles and try to beat the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S.

The new Renault Mégane RS will hit the market this same year.