The next Renault Mégane RS would use an engine of smaller displacement

The next generation of the Renault Mégane RS will debut at the Paris motor show next year. You would use a turbocharged 1.6-liter derivative of the Clio RS, associated to an automatic EDC double-clutch.

Megane-RS-2016-1Andl downsizing has already reached a point of no return and it will gradually arrive to all segments. Happens with some great sports, they let go of the V12 engines naturally aspirated in favor of other turbo of a lesser amount of cylinders and also happens with the sport compact.

according to what this week noted the publication, australian CarAdvice, next generation of the Megane RS that will have its official debut in the framework of the next Paris motor show, mounts a small turbocharged engine, in combination with an automatic transmission EDC with double clutch. Everything seems to indicate that the division of sports Renault has decided to replace the turbo engine of 2.0 liters, in favor of the propeller of 1.6 liters turbo that uses the Clio RS, duly developed in order to achieve improvements in their performance.

The engineers of Renault argue that the 2.0-liter is a propeller has reached the limit in relation to potential improvements in the figures for fuel consumption and pollutant emissions. In its new generation, the new Mégane RS will only be offered with bodywork of five doors, that will be the only body available in the current range Mégane, in addition to the version Wagon.

Will observe that power manages to extract Renault Sport the 1.6-liter turbo, which in the case of the Clio RS 200 achieves an output of 200 horsepower and taking into account that the current Mègane RS achieves a power of 275 HP, it is expected that the small 1.6-liter is close to the 300 HP.