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Now that the Gawker Illuminati has seen fit to give me the power of the post, I need to right a major Jalopnik wrong. Where's all the French cars at? Aside from tricky spelling and pronunciation, des autobus from the land of wine and cheese gave us the single spoke steering wheel, which to me ranks up there with flush toilets as one of the most important technical advancements of the last five-hundred years. The new Renault Mégane GT not only "meets the demanding expectations of customers seeking driving pleasure first and foremost," but emits only 144 g of CO2 per km. Sure, I have no idea what that last part means, but a hot hatch is a hot hatch is hot hatchness. Too bad the Mégane's Nissan Z rear-end graft makes Americans vomit.

2007 Renault Megane GT [Digiads]

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