This is the first time ever when Renault Megane R.S. has a turbocharged engine under the hood. The car in the video is the top of the line among Megane R.S. models, having Trophy etiquette and 275 hp. Other third generation Megane R.S. vehicles have 265 hp and 250 hp. The Renault Megane R.S. 275 Trophy is being produced starting 2014.
Model: Renault Megane III / Renault Megane R.S. 275 Trophy
Production: 2009 – present (this 275 hp version was produced starting 2014)
Body type: 3-door hatchback, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 25,222 Euros
Engine: 2.0-litre (1,998 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine (type F4R m 874), intercooler, multipoint injection, start/stop technology. The maximum output is 201 kW / 275 PS/hp at 5,500 rpm and peak torque is 360 Nm (approx. 265 ft-lbs), available between 3,000 rpm and 5,000 rpm.
Gearbox: 6-speed manual (type PK4)
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Sport 235/40 ZR18 95Y
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 6 seconds
Top speed: 255 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 7.5 liters of gasoline per 100 km
Emissions: EU5, 174 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 60
Dimensions (mm): L 4,299 / w 1,848 / h 1,435
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 344 – 991
Wheelbase (mm): 2,636
Weight: 1,451 kg
Front suspension: Independent MacPherson with pressed aluminium lower wishbone, coil springs.
Rear suspension: Torsion-beam axle, coil springs.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; curtain airbags for front and rear seats; ABS; ESC/ESP; cruise control; speed limiter; dual-zone automatic air conditioning; rain and light sensors; rear parking sensors; electric windows with impulse; front central armrest; trip computer; height and depth adjustable steering column; heated side mirrors, alcantara for steering wheel and seats; RECARO front seats; 18 inch alloy wheels (type Tibor); LED DRL; Akrapovic exhaust system with carbon muffler; CUP chasis.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Jaune Sirius special paint (1,048); R-Link multimedia tablet with 7 inch touchscreen, internet, USB, Bluetooth and R.S. Monitor telemetry system (565); rearview camera (202); electrically adjustable side mirrors and electrically foldable (100); glass roof (242).
+ excellent engine performance
+ very good transmission
+ excellent engine and exhaust sound
+ silent suspension
+ good soundproofing and NVH
– poor headlights (beam/light)
– no backlight for steering wheel buttons
Driven by Adrian M. for 410 km, 10.2 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 6,000 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni