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Offline Fredp123  
#501 Posted : 17 July 2017 13:39:42(UTC)
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Well, I think the main comparison point is the current M3RS. Equally, the Clio 200 was being compared to the previous one I assume. Should I renew my current car with something I feel is less visually exciting? Again, as far I'm concerned, this is one question among others that'll drive ultimately my final choice.

Here, as per the visual side of the matter, I don't know yet as this modelling is meant for IP registration rather than attracting consumers.

Offline MrVix  
#502 Posted : 17 July 2017 18:27:55(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Breadvan Matt Go to Quoted Post
Some folks still saying it 'bland'. Can these people elaborate? Everything is relative and calling something bland would imply that there are other less 'bland' products available for similar money. All other similar cars (A45, Leon-Rot Cupra, Golf R, RS3, 140i) have side profiles which are even more conservative than what the new RS has shown so far.
So please folks, when giving opinions please use some facts to back these up. Otherwise it is just annoying.


The looks of anything be it a car or even a person is subjective and very personal, there is no right and no wrong, surely not a difficult concept to graspLOL

You obviously think the new RS Megane looks great but you seem to get upset by others that are less than enthusiastic and don't agree with you. Does it matter YOU like it and surely that is all that should matter.

Personally I agree with others that it does not look good in side profile and does not do a good job like the RS Clio in hiding those rear doors. It also looks a bit 'snouty' with too much overhang over the front tyres and sorry but it still shouts Vauxhall Astra at me.

I suspect what we have seen to date are poor renderings and it maybe that in the 'metal' it will look amazing but from what I have seen to date it won't be getting my money on looks alone.Confused

Offline g7egt  
#503 Posted : 17 July 2017 19:06:31(UTC)
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Why would you consider/buy an RS Megane Mr Vix you drive a great big comfy barge. Also, wouldn't think Renault care that much about your money.
Offline skny  
#504 Posted : 18 July 2017 06:52:47(UTC)
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rumors rumors,

Polish RS forum claims to have gotten their hands on the official data,

1.8 Alpine unit with two outputs, 280 PS and 380Nm and 300 PS 400Nm, EDC capable of up to 450 Nm, new orange colour available, recaros available in the next 12 months...
Offline Georgeski  
#505 Posted : 18 July 2017 08:54:24(UTC)
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^now that sounds credible
Offline MrVix  
#506 Posted : 18 July 2017 09:02:36(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: skny Go to Quoted Post
rumors rumors,

Polish RS forum claims to have gotten their hands on the official data,

1.8 Alpine unit with two outputs, 280 PS and 380Nm and 300 PS 400Nm, EDC capable of up to 450 Nm, new orange colour available, recaros available in the next 12 months...


Maybe but it does beg two questions...

why bother with such a very minimal difference between the two engines?

and why have these more powerful iterations of the 1.8 not been used in the Alpine?

Offline Georgeski  
#507 Posted : 18 July 2017 09:16:03(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: MrVix Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: skny Go to Quoted Post
rumors rumors,

Polish RS forum claims to have gotten their hands on the official data,

1.8 Alpine unit with two outputs, 280 PS and 380Nm and 300 PS 400Nm, EDC capable of up to 450 Nm, new orange colour available, recaros available in the next 12 months...


Maybe but it does beg two questions...

why bother with such a very minimal difference between the two engines?

and why have these more powerful iterations of the 1.8 not been used in the Alpine?



Yet - means there's scope for an Alpine S or R at a later date.
Offline vimto  
#508 Posted : 18 July 2017 09:34:33(UTC)
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i now think it will come with the 280HP in normal mode and 300 in sport

i agree that the front overhang is to much in those pictures. Im sure it will look better in the flesh

Offline Fredp123  
#509 Posted : 18 July 2017 15:48:58(UTC)
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The way it's been modelised (parallel / flat perspective) increases the overhang (and make the wheels look smaller)

Here a rendering (without the wider arches...)

Rendering M4RS

versus

M4RS flat modeling
Offline vimto  
#510 Posted : 18 July 2017 15:58:33(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Fredp123 Go to Quoted Post
The way it's been modelised (parallel / flat perspective) increases the overhang (and make the wheels look smaller)

Here a rendering (without the wider arches...)

Rendering M4RS

versus

M4RS flat modeling


This looks far better. Ill have one in Flame Red or Iron Blue
Offline WB83  
#511 Posted : 19 July 2017 07:08:29(UTC)
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Will the 4ws be an option or standard fit?

I like this new megane from the photos and spec so far, just needs much better wheels that the ones we've seen..

I highly doubt that there will be two different engines and it won't come in orange, I'd like to see ly and racing blue.
Offline Georgeski  
#512 Posted : 19 July 2017 07:34:53(UTC)
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+1 for Racing Blue.

I think 4WS is standard fit.
Offline vimto  
#513 Posted : 19 July 2017 10:52:06(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: WB83 Go to Quoted Post
Will the 4ws be an option or standard fit?

I like this new megane from the photos and spec so far, just needs much better wheels that the ones we've seen..

I highly doubt that there will be two different engines and it won't come in orange, I'd like to see ly and racing blue.


I think a orange is very possible. If you remeber the Megane 225 had a burnt orange as a 1st release colour

It looked good much like the BMW Colour
Offline bradders2010  
#514 Posted : 19 July 2017 11:47:09(UTC)
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I have just photoshopped side on view to LY it looks better than white...

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I tried racing blue but could get it right :/
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Edited by user 19 July 2017 12:03:51(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

Offline MrVix  
#515 Posted : 19 July 2017 12:09:17(UTC)
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I just cant believe that side profile is right, the amount of overhang forward of the front wheels is frankly ridiculous. It looks like an anteater!!
Offline Buffalo Girls  
#516 Posted : 19 July 2017 12:19:44(UTC)
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The IPO pictures are flattened, as explained above by someone, hence what appears to be a long overhang. Look at a regular Megane to see what it'll be really like
Offline MrVix  
#517 Posted : 19 July 2017 12:28:21(UTC)
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I am not so sure, it looks awfully 'snouty' in this picture tooShocked

https://carsoid.com/wp-c...-Megane-RS-side-view.jpg
Offline Fredp123  
#518 Posted : 19 July 2017 12:33:57(UTC)
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It'd be interesting if they offer the blue from the e-ZOE RS

Anyone knows if RS are going to use the new premium paint facility of Alpine in Dieppe?

Offline bradders2010  
#519 Posted : 19 July 2017 13:07:29(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: MrVix Go to Quoted Post
I am not so sure, it looks awfully 'snouty' in this picture tooShocked

https://carsoid.com/wp-c...-Megane-RS-side-view.jpg



it does in the Nurburgring testing also
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Offline MrVix  
#520 Posted : 19 July 2017 13:15:36(UTC)
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It is even more pronounced in your picture BraddersShocked

All I can assume the 2nd engine option that is being bandied about is going to be a 7 Litre V8, which should fit with room to spareLOL
Offline Marc_250  
#521 Posted : 19 July 2017 21:19:40(UTC)
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I wouldn't get all caught up on the front end 'overhang' it must be very similar if not the same as the megane GT that's been around for a while so....none issue, just camouflage and bad pics imo.
Offline skny  
#522 Posted : 26 July 2017 12:09:35(UTC)
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Three new pics found on the french forum

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Offline markyboy  
#523 Posted : 01 August 2017 18:25:55(UTC)
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I wish they would shy away from renault magnum
Front diamonds they look horrific just as they do on the facelift mk3
Offline Marc_250  
#524 Posted : 01 August 2017 18:58:23(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: markyboy Go to Quoted Post
I wish they would shy away from renault magnum
Front diamonds they look horrific just as they do on the facelift mk3


Be nice if they offered an option (or made it standard) to have them black like on the Clio RS16 concept..
Offline probecomp  
#525 Posted : 02 August 2017 07:54:48(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Marc_250 Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: markyboy Go to Quoted Post
I wish they would shy away from renault magnum
Front diamonds they look horrific just as they do on the facelift mk3


Be nice if they offered an option (or made it standard) to have them black like on the Clio RS16 concept..


I'm kind of liking the RS Zoe's illuminated one Tongue Could be in black as well...

Zoe RS

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