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Cars Updated Renault Megane gains plug-in hybrid and tech boost

11:25  03 february  2020
11:25  03 february  2020 Source:   autocar.co.uk

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Renault has updated the entire Megane range for the 2020 model year, giving it a plug - in hybrid version for the first time, offered in the Estate body style at launch. Named the 2020 Megane E- Tech , it combines the 1.6-liter four-cylinder petrol engine with two electric motors for a total system output of

Renault has updated its Mégane range with new cabin tech, an updated RS model and the first plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant.

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Plug - in hybrid powertrain is only available on the estate Megane at launch. ( Renault ). The sporty Renault Megane RS hot hatch has also been updated , with the entry level engine being dropped. Instead, the 296bhp version of the 1.8-litre engine is included across the range and has more torque

Renault has just updated its Megane line. The new additions to the production line include revised engine line as well as E- TECH hybrid technology . The evolution of the model starts with its bold and sporty exterior outlines. In search of the perfect balance between modern technologies and

The E-Tech PHEV follows on from the Captur crossover that uses the same system: a 1.6-litre petrol engine mated to two electric motors and a new, multi-mode clutchless transmission, which Renault claims offers "excellent efficiency and barely noticeable gearchanges".

Making 158bhp, the system features a 9.8kWh, 400V battery that allows a range of about 31 miles, and the ability to travel at up to 84mph, on electric power alone. It will be offered first on the estate, with a hatchback being launched later. No economy figures are quoted at this stage.

Revisions across the range include the addition of Renault’s latest Easy Link infotainment system, first seen in the latest Clio, mated to a 10.2in digital instrument panel. A new level-two autonomous 'Motorway and Traffic Assistant' system is brought in, while new ‘Pure Vision’ LED headlights are offered.

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Renault has presented the revised Mégane , which will be available for the first time from summer 2020 with the plug - in hybrid drive called E- Tech . The system will benefit from a technology “that focuses on energy recovery and is directly inspired by our Formula 1 expertise,” as Renault writes in the press

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A new RS-Line trim variant replaces GT-Line, while the entry-level RS 280 hot hatch has been dropped. As such, every RS model will be powered by a 296bhp engine and receive a 22lb ft torque boost when mated with the automatic gearbox option.

The updated Mégane range will go on sale in the summer. Expect a modest price increase across the range.

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