1995 – Renault Megane

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Renault Megane

1995 – Renault

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The Mégane programme in 1990 with a heavy to provide the successor to the Renault 19. its conventional silhouette, the 19 performs a role in the evolution of the company.

in June 1988, this car the regeneration of the firm. Two months Raymond H. Lévy, the company’s executive officer, had effectively Pierre Jocou with for introducing a policy of ‘total

By way of thickset lines and reassuring the Renault 19 expressed robustness and Time has confirmed the effectiveness of the and success in rather difficult like Germany has ratified it. By the the question of the Renault 19 replacement around, the circumstances were no the same.

The hands of the design were not so tied. With the of quality now well integrated the Renault image, it was no longer to apply the official line austerity and heft.

The first of project X64 were drafted the first six months of 1990. quickly, several themes outlined and gave birth, in 1990, to four small-scale models. The designs retained developed around four

– a six-light version, the Laguna,

– a model markedly cuneiform line,

another design with glasswork and rear notch,

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a model with the same glazing and rounded rear.

four propositions were to full scale in March and at once the choice went for the of the ellipse. From then on, the of the future Mégane was set. The model was milled in April

In relation to the Renault 19, the stylistic is considerable although the general has been preserved. The silhouette of the is supple and fluid, all the while solidity. The elliptical motif of the windows brings it lashings of an impression that is accentuated in the of the long overhang at the front and the overhang at the rear.

And the ellipse is to be found on such detailing as the handle recesses. The rear end is by the steeply raked backlight also contributes to the movement of the

The very marked and high-positioned in the tailgate constitutes the trailing of a fictional bootstrap. As in the Laguna, the are traced in with elegance, the cut of and rear doors concatenated in a of curves perfectly coherent the volume as a whole – the same concern for the shape of the which creates a sinuous with the rear lights.

At the front, one finds the now familiar common to more recent The snout is even more than on the Laguna. The edges out around lighting units once again describe a ellipse. On the bonnet, a slight prolongs the snout and confers and power on the front end. The theme of the ellipse has prompted observers to read in the residual of bio-design.

If the different curves the cabin do in fact evoke a style suggestive of organic the surface treatment rescues the from any hint of flab.

In fact the lines of the Mégane can not be to those of the Toyota Celica generation) or the new Ford Taurus. The is better structured here. strong lines (like the that protects the infrastructure or the of the tailgate) reinforce the car’s

When the exterior design of the X64 got under way, it was Michel who was in charge (moving to Advanced on September 1st, 1995).

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