Renault Megane II RS 230 R26

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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 230 Renault F1 Team R26

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The engine is rated at 230 hp (169 kW) at 5500 rpm and 310 N⋅m (230 lb⋅ft) at 3000 rpm. It incorporated the improved version of the Cup Chassis package, which includes 18-inch Anthracite spoked alloy wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport 2 235/40 R18 tires, Brembo front and rear red brake calipers and an increased brake master cylinder diameter, plus revised stiffened steering. Other features included a sport exhaust, Recaro seats, climate control, 4×15-watt RDS radio single CD/MP3 player with 6 speakers, Renault F1 decals, numbered plaque, limited slip differential and a rear spoiler. The vehicle weighted 1,355 kg (2,987 lb) kerb.

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Additional information

Model

Renault Megane II RS 230 R26

Production

2006

Segment

C

Doors

3

Layout

FWD

Engine Displacement

1998 cm3

Cylinders

L4

Induction

Turbocharged

Fuel

Gasoline

Fuel System

Multipoint Injection

Power (hp)

230

Power (kw)

169

Power (@rpm)

@5500 rpm

Torque (Nm)

310

Torque (@rpm)

@3000 rpm

0-100km/h

6,4

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

1355 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

235/40 R18

Front Brakes

345 mm Ventilated Discs

Rear Brakes

310 mm Discs