The Renault New Megane Sport comes onto the market as a small family car which is manufactured by the French car maker Renault and is offered to the various markets across the globe as either a 3 door and 5-door hatchback, a saloon, a coupe, convertible or estate. The first generation Renault Megane entered the market in the year 1995 and ran a full course until the year 2002, after which the second generation Megane was launched in the same year running up to 2008. The third generation Megane has been on the market since 2008.
Two models are on offer from Renault South Africa, targeted at the local market; and these are the RS Sport and the RS Cup. The two models of the New Megane Sport makes use of a 2.0 L engine which has the capacity to generate a maximum power of 184kW at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 340Nm at 3800 rpm. The 2.0 L engine incorporates the 16 V layout and also adopts 4 cylinders and turbo function for great gusto and engine power. The licensing mass of the Renault New Megane Sport is 1345 kg, while the transmission format on the vehicle makes use of 6-speed gears. The front suspension of the New Megane Sport takes on the Pseudo MacPherson with lower wishbone, and the rear suspension takes on the H-shape axle.
The turbo function on the engine helps the engine gain some better acceleration capabilities and the vehicle is capable of accelerating from zero to 100km/hr in just 6.1 seconds. The 2.0 Liter engine on the vehicle is capable of propelling the vehicle to a top speed of 250km/hr. Tyre sizes for the base RS Sport model is 18 inches while the RS Cup uses 19 inch alloy wheels for that striking look that makes it difficult to miss in the showroom. Dunlop tyres come standard on the RS Sport, while continental tyres feature on the SR Cup model. The Megane Sport comes with a fuel tank capacity of 60 liters and it records combined fuel consumption of 8.3 L per 100km for both models. In the urban setting, the fuel consumption of the fuel consumption ratio for the Megane Sport is 11.4 L per 100km. The engine of the Megane Sport makes use of unleaded petrol and carbon emission ratio for the vehicle is 190gkm.
Great driving joy can be reached by the use of the many fantastic features and functions on the car, which includes the RadioSat Classic: CD MP3 Bluethooth RadioSat "3D By Arkamys" common on the RS Sport model; and the RS Monitor-from RadioSat Classic Bluetooth, which features on the RS Cup model. Other driving dynamics on the car are the use of the power steering for the easy control and handling. The vehicle also provides power features such as electric windows and mirrors, the central locking and remote locking. Coming on both models are such features as the Specific Renault Sport counter with tachometer and analogue rave counter, tilt + height-adjustable steering wheel and the "Hands Free" starting card.
The vehicle also features the leather upholstery which is also incorporated on the Sport seats from the RS Sport model only. The RS Cup models corresponds by proving the leather Recaro bucket seats, while the yellow interior environment is optional on the two models. The safety and security of the vehicle is provided by many features and functions and the notable features form the many features are the ESP + ASR + CSV + ABS, the cruise control and speed limiter, the front self-adaptive driver airbag, side (thorax / pelvis) airbags, coded electric immobilizer and the ISOFIX on front and rear side passenger seats.
Optional features provided to owners for the great joy of choice includes the Electric door mirrors with defrost function, aspherical on driver's side, Electric folding rear view mirrors, Electrochrome rearview mirror, fixed glass roof and front and rear parking aid. As on many of Renault’s brands, the Megane Sport comes with the option of the metallic paint for the distinct classic look. This vehicle appeals exceptionally well and is impossible to dismiss for anything. It is a full house vehicle that provides comfort, luxury and performance in totality.