Renault Megane II RS 225 Cup

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Description

The second generation Mégane was launched in 2002 and received a facelift in 2006. The performance oriented Mégane II RS was available in three-door and five-door hatchback versions and it was built at Renault’s Dieppe factory.

The car was fitted with a twin scroll turbo 2.0-litre petrol engine producing 225 hp (165 kW) of power and 300 Nm of torque, allowing the car to achieve 0–100 km/h in 6.5 seconds and could reach a top speed of about 236 km/h (147 mph). It was also available with a 2.0L (1995 cc) diesel engine producing 173 hp (127 kW) at 3750 rpm and 360 Nm (270 lbft) at 2000 rpm. allowing the car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 8,5 seconds and reach a top speed of 221 km/h (137 mph).

Both versions used double-axis strut suspension with independent steering axis at the front, with electric power steering that reduced its influence as speeds increase.

Visually the car was distinguished by the redesigned bumpers with larger air intakes, 17 or 18 inch wheels, new xenon headlights and the centrally located double exhaust pipes. Inside the car had sport seats in leather/cloth and seat belts with red stitching. The Renault Megane II RS was facelifted in 2006 with redesigned grille and bumpers, new wheels and updated interior trim.

Renault Sport 225 Cup

The Cup Chassis option includes tire pressure monitor deletion, different 18-inch anthracite alloy wheels with 235/40R18 Dunlop SP Sport Maxx tyres, retuned dampers and spring rates, stiffened steering, disconnectable ESP, anthracite coloured door mirror housings. It also added drilled brake discs, red brake calipers and increased brake master cylinder diameter.

The car was lighter than the base model with 1335 kg kerb weight. The handling improvements were made to the regular Mégane, beginning in late 2005.

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Additional information

Model

Renault Megane II RS 225 Cup

Production

2005-2006

Segment

C

Doors

3

Layout

FWD

Engine Displacement

1998 cm3

Cylinders

L4

Induction

Turbocharged

Fuel

Gasoline

Fuel System

Multipoint Injection

Power (hp)

225

Power (kw)

165

Power (@rpm)

@5500 rpm

Torque (Nm)

300

Torque (@rpm)

@3000 rpm

0-100km/h

6,5

Top Speed (km/h)

236 km/h

Top Speed (mph)

147 mph

Consumption (lt/100km)

8,8

CO2 (g/km)

209 g/km

Gearbox

6 MT

Weight

1335 kg

Length

4229 mm

Width

1781 mm

Height

1440 mm

Wheelbase

2619 mm

Front Track

1519 mm

Rear Track

1519 mm

Boot Space

328

Tire Size

225/40 R18

Front Brakes

312 mm Ventilated Discs

Rear Brakes

300 mm Discs