The lucky folks from Fifth Gear were able to scoop up quite a treat recently: a chance to get behind the wheel of the new Renault Megane RS and, judging by the smile on Vicki Butler-Henderson’s face as she was taking the Megane RS out for a stroll, it looks like she had all the fun in the world. Powered by a 2-liter 16-valve turbocharged petrol engine which boasts maximum power of 250hp at 5,500rpm and peak torque of 340Nm from 3,000rpm, the Megane RS is the latest in a long line of production cars that have given a sportier treatment by Renault’s sports division, Renault Sport

So, if you’ve got some time, watch Vicki Butler-Henderson in this video as she explains the inner workings and overall handling of Renault’s new sexy sport hatchback.


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  (512) posted on 03.26.2010

Thanks topspeed and fifthgear for the lovely review. I was craving to have one of this baby i sadly i cant find a better review than this one.

  (363) posted on 03.25.2010

It seems to me that megane rs is a good performer, a good competitor of Ford RS, Speed 3 and Subaru Impreza.

  (780) posted on 03.25.2010

Well, some guys are really lucky. Some are just like me. Too bad I’m not from Fifth Gear.

  (708) posted on 03.25.2010

Cool driving from the lady. Fifth gear always gets a good shot at a lot of good and great cars. The only cars that I don’t see them driving are the concept cars. Well, even though that some models exist, they don’t go into production. Come to think of it, I don’t see them test driving any van or pick up trucks. Mmmm, wonder why.

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