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Renault Megane Coupé

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Renault Megane Coupé

3-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 168.0 N·m / 123.9 lb·ft / 123.9 lb·ft @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from1996
ModelMegane CoupéIssued until
SerieMeganeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3931 mm / 154.8 in / 154.8 inTotal (curb) weight1045 kg / 2304 lb / 2304 lb
Width1900 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inDry weight
Height1366 mm / 53.8 in / 53.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2468 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1432 mm / 56.4 in / 56.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder2
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 supplySPFiEngine 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 DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.7 : 1
SumpMax. output power85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque168.0 N·m / 123.9 lb·ft / 123.9 lb·ft at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)40.5 kW / 54.4 hp / 54.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output42.9 kW/l / 0.944 bhp/cu in / 0.944 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque84.1 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio110.0 kW/ton / 83.4 bhp/ton / 83.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.50 s / 9.50 s / 9.50 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel 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 & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Megane Coupé

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