It’ll kick off from $44,990 in advance of on-roadways
Pricing for the hotly-predicted Renault Megane RS will get started at $44,990 in advance of on-streets when the motor vehicle touches down in the 3rd quarter of 2018, in accordance to a supplier bulletin acquired by CarAdvice.
The bulletin says Australian consumers will in the beginning be made available the RS280 with six-velocity manual ($44,990 prior to on-streets) or six-velocity dual-clutch computerized ($47,990 in advance of on-roads) options, with 205kW of power and 390Nm of torque from a turbocharged 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine.
Keen-eyed readers will note, specified the Golf GTI will never be presented with a handbook from October onwards, the Megane RS will be the only sizzling-hatch in its selling price manufacturer with a decision of manual or automated transmission when it arrives.
In guide guise, the automobile makes use of a claimed 7.1L/100km on the put together cycle, while the dual-clutch employs a noted 6.7L/100km.
As we’ve formerly documented, guide RS280 consumers will be made available a $1490 Cup Pack with bi-substance aluminium/forged-iron brakes, a mechanical minimal-slip differential and the lessen, stiffer Cup Chassis.
Renault hadn’t in the beginning prepared to present the Cup as a standalone design or solution pack in Australia, but strong media, shopper and seller feed-back pushed the organization to insert it to the alternatives record.
Pricing for the hotter Trophy model, which receives 224kW from the identical 1.8-litre engine, has not been discovered, as the product will not be provided from launch.
Together with the Cup Pack, possibilities incorporate metallic paint ($600) or Renault Sport signature paint ($800) – the Orange Tonic colour pictured previously mentioned, or Liquid Yellow – and the typical luxury alternatives like a Bose sound procedure ($500), a panoramic sunroof ($1990) and Alcantara inside trim ($1490).
Conventional equipment will incorporate keyless entry and commence, parking sensors all all-around, a rear-view camera, blind-place checking and semi-autonomous safety features like automobile-unexpected emergency braking, adaptive cruise, lane-departure warning and auto high-beam and wipers.
The interior will be nicely kitted-out, with dual-zone local weather command, smartphone mirroring on the vertically-oriented 8.7-inch R-Connection touchscreen, a 7.-inch driver display and automobile windows all-all around.
Together with the two hero colors, the motor vehicle will be made available in sound white, or black, gray, purple and white metallic paint.