• November 15th, 2018
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New Renault Megane combines sport and comfort


WINDHOEK – Sporty and muscular yet sleek and refined, the three-door New Mégane RS 265 LUX's visual signature is enforced by the F1-styled blade insert in the front bumper and daytime running LED integrated into the lower segment. With its optimised Renault Sport engine, the 265 offers high performance coupled with Intelligent Technology. In the rear, the centre-mounted exhaust with chrome-detailed tailpiece is a fully integrated part of the diffuser. Like the aerodynamic F1-styled splitter in the front bumper, the rear diffuser and lip spoiler are hallmark features across the RS line-up and serve as reminders of Renault's Formula 1 prowess. Stylish 18" anthracite grey RS alloys complete the picture. Like its predecessor, the New Mégane RS 265 LUX marries sport and comfort, two quintessential components of every Renault Sport road car that afford true motoring pleasure and the ultimate driving experience. High quality and refinement is evident in every detail of the cabin's design, styling and ergonomics as demonstrated by the RS clusters and logo on the dashboard and the stitching which is centre positioned on the steering wheel. The fitment of drilled aluminium sports pedals and RS door sills enhance the fine detailing. With its high level of comfort, the New Mégane RS 265 LUX is perfectly adapted to daily use. The RS leather seats - electrically adjustable and heated - afford exceptional lumbar support and comfort, more important than ever for when the extreme driving bug bites! The 2.0 litre, 16-valve, 4 cylinder RS Turbo petrol engine delivers 195kW (265hp) at 5 500 rpm and maximum torque of 360Nm at 3 800 rpm. In tandem with a six-speed gearbox, the powerplant delivers exceptional performance: a 0 to 100kpm sprint clocks up just six seconds while top speed is a remarkable 250kph. With performance pegged at the top of its category, fuel economy still remains optimised. On-board super-smart technology that are standard fitments on the New Megane RS 265 LUX deliver consummate convenience. These include the TomTom® LIVE Navigation (LIVE services) as well as Bluetooth® connectivity which enables safe and convenient hands-free telephony and music streaming from remote devices whilst on the go. Renault has a hands-free key card for keyless starting by remote control as well as locking/unlocking of the doors and boot. Radio CD MP3 with USB port plus fingertip controls behind the steering wheel Cruise control + speed limiter that allows the electronic setting of the driver's choice of cruise or maximum speeds. Renault's safety on the New Mégane RS 265 LUX is of paramount importance. A comprehensive array of passive and active safety features and fitments are standard. These includes the ABS braking coupled with Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) while Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) which, in the event of loss of vehicle control due to excessive speed or slippery road conditions, helps to get the vehicle under control by reducing engine power and braking on independent wheels As is the case across Renault's entire product range, the New Mégane Renault Sport 265 2.0 Turbo LUX comes with Renault's industry-leading 5-year/150 000km mechanical warranty plan. Six-year anti-corrosion warranty and 5-year/90 000km service plans also apply. Service intervals are at 10 000km. Price starts from N$389,900.
New Era Reporter
2015-03-05 08:32:08 3 years ago

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