Renault Megane Sport Tourer GT 220: The French Station Wagon

| November 22, 2012

Exclusively from Renault Sport engineers, comes the new Station Wagon transalpine of Renault Megane Sport Tourer GT 220. After noting the success of the Megane hatchback version, now try it with a variant SW, in electric blue of the most attractive, riding a 2-liter turbo engine with a maximum power of 220 hp and maximum torque of 340 Nm. Other features are the new brake system, large alloy wheels 18 inches, revised suspension and a new calibration of the electric power steering.

Engine and Mechanics

Regarding the engine, we know that riding the liter turbocharged 220 hp and a torque of 340 Nm, with a 6-speed manual gearbox. These are the numbers presentation of the new model, which has just been released in the transalpine market, while marketing in Spain and other European markets, could be extended until the middle of next year.

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And is that even today, the power of this SW no more than 130 hp, the 1.6 dCi diesel block, it certainly was not enough for the capabilities of the Renault Megane Sport Tourer. Though with the new improved variant, with the block 2 liters used in the Megane Coupe GT, the maximum power has increased from 180 to 220 hp, which equates to an increase of maximum torque of 40 Nm.

This division of Renault Sport, has also tweaked the mechanics of the model, with specific technical sport version, and a new brake system, new alloy wheels glossy black 18-inch, improved suspension and a calibration of the direction electrically assisted , among many other elements.

Features, performance and consumption

Nor can we overlook the excellent presenting the trunk of 524 liters, challenging a sedan in the segment D, e.g., new Seat Toledo, with a size of 4.56 meters long and 2 meters and 20 centimeters high.

As for performance, the French SW has a top speed should be around 220 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km / in 8 seconds or even something less.

Of course, the model is not suitable for traveling and thousands of miles a year, since consumes 7.3 liters per 100 kilometers traveled consumption, so it is good reason to look at diesel variants. In a city, to help curb consumption turbo engine, has incorporated the Start & Stop system as standard.

Price of SW

For now, since the signing transalpine have not released the official price recommended for the new Renault Megane Sport Tourer GT 220, but in response to the segment and the market in general, less than about 26,000 euro not draw from any of the network Renault dealer.

The market makes clear, there is still a significant gap in the price so uneven between equivalent versions for both the model for the coupe and station wagon, and that is that the body is making itself betrays.

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