Recently, foreign media once again exposed the related news of Renault small steel gun new Megane R.S., the new car may be give up 2.0T engine, to use small displacement turbocharged engine, while also equipped with dual-clutch gearbox.
Renault sport division sales, marketing director Regis Fricotte in a media interview said, 2.0T engine is certainly able to meet the needs of Megane RS, but taking into account the market and carbon dioxide emissions, it is not so appropriate. Foreign media said Renault may be will equipped with Clio RS models used 1.6T engine, but Renault will be the new adjustment for this engine, in order to squeeze out more power.
As a reference, Clio R.S. is equipped with 1.6T engine maximum power of 220 horsepower and peak torque of 280 Nm. While the current Megane R.S.'s 2.0T engine maximum power of 265 horsepower and peak torque of 360 Nm, they have small different. So in the end the new car will use which kind of engine, it needs further information to exposure.
About gearbox, foreign media said the new Megane R.S. will use 6-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Regis Fricotte said for this, if can use dual-clutch gearbox or automatic gearbox, that be better, because it will make the car more competitive, the selling will be greater.
It is reported that the new Megane R.S. will as a five-door hatchback performance car officially unveiled in 2017, and at the opening of the Paris Motor Show in October 2016 will also introduce the concept version, we stay tuned.
In test, the Renault Megane R.S. will still use Renault Can Clip to diagnosis all the system. Renault Can Clip diagnosing & programming tool for Renault cars from 1998-2015, the newest software is can clip V151 provide multiple languages, support ISO and CAN, with full chip PCB always stable quality.
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