Renault Megane RS To Compete With Ford Focus RS500 – Specifications


On 4th Of April 2010 we made you familiar with Ford’s powerful hatchback Ford Focus RS500 and made a post on the detailed specifications of Ford Focus RS500. The car eversince its launch has been in news for its breathtaking power and amazing abilities but now this car is soon be challenged by a newcomer.

Renault is one of the finest French carmakers and stuns the world every time it rolls out a new car. This time its the story of Renault Megane RS whose latest model has been tweaked to pump out an astonishing 300 BHP from a 2.0 Litre heart.


At Nordschleife the car was spotted getting tested and this new model will soon replace the current Megane 250. New features include a tweaked & tuned chassis, a mechanical limited slip differential and extra cooling vents for its brakes and engine.


General Specifications Of Renault Megane RS

Engine Location



0-60 mph 6.1 seconds.


Engine Configuration I
Cylinders 4
Aspiration/Induction Turbocharged
Displacement 2000 cc | 122.0 cu in. | 2.0 L.
Valves 16 valves.
4 valves per cylinder.
Valvetrain DOHC
Horsepower 250 BHP (184 KW) @ 5500 RPM
Torque 251 Ft-Lbs (340 NM) @ 3000 RPM
HP / Liter 125.0 BHP / Liter
Fuel Feed Fuel Injected

Standard Transmission

Gears 6
Transmission Manual
Doors 2


Length 169.3 in | 4300 mm.
Wheelbase 103.9 in | 2640 mm.
Front Track 61.0 in | 1550 mm.
Rear Track 61.0 in | 1550 mm.


Rack and Pinion
Steering Overall Ratio 14.75:1


Front Brake Size 290.0 mm | 11.417 in.
Rear Brake Size 260.0 mm | 10.236 in.

Tires / Wheels

Tires Dunlop SP Sport Max TT

Price Of Renault Megane RS

The current Megane RS is priced between 22,000 Pound Sterling(GBP) to 23,000 Pound Sterling(GBP) which roughly touches the 16 Lakh INR mark but since the new RS is tweaked the price is bound to increase by a few hundred pounds.

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