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Renault Megane Cabriolet 2.0i 16v

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Renault Megane Cabriolet 2.0i 16v

2-door 2+2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 185.0 N·m / 136.4 lb·ft / 136.4 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 211 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from1996
ModelMegane Cabriolet 2.0i 16vIssued until
SerieMeganeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4028 mm / 158.6 in / 158.6 inTotal (curb) weight1220 kg / 2690 lb / 2690 lb
Width1900 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inDry weight
Height1368 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2468 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1426 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1404 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inWeight distribution (front)61.0 % / 61.0 % / 61.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.71 m2 / 7.6 sq ft / 7.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.6 kW / 23.6 hp / 23.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.7 mm / 3.26 in / 3.26 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque185.0 N·m / 136.4 lb·ft / 136.4 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)58.3 kW / 78.2 hp / 78.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.0 kW/l / 1.231 bhp/cu in / 1.231 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque92.6 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.07

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.60 s / 6.60 s / 6.60 sTop (maximal) speed211 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.60 s / 8.60 s / 8.60 sPower-to-weight ratio123.0 kW/ton / 93.2 bhp/ton / 93.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)24.20 s / 24.20 s / 24.20 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.4Turning circle10.5 m / 34.4 ft / 34.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Torsion bar, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Megane Cabriolet 2.0i 16v

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