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1988 Renault Megane Concept Car


1988 Renault Megane Concept Car Specifications
The 1988 Renault Megane concept car, despite its stunning technical features, went from idea to drivable prototype in less than eight months.
The 1988 Renault Megane concept car, despite its stunning technical features, went from idea to drivable prototype in less than eight months.
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Though Renault had become an afterthought in the minds of American consumers, the company was still at the forefront of the European automotive industry. A look at the 1988 Renault Megane concept car specifications that follow indicate why.

Manufacturer: Regie Nationale des Usines Renault, Bourlogne-Billancourt, France

Body design: 4-passenger, 4-door sedan; steel monocoque

Powertrain layout: front-engine, 4-wheel drive

Wheelbase: 122.5 inches

Overall length: 195.0 inches

Overall width: 74.8 inches

Overall height: 55.9 inches

Track, front: 62.2 inches

Track, rear: 59.8 inches

Weight: 3,968 pounds

Approximate price: not available

Engine type: turbocharged sohc V-6

Displacement (liters/cubic inches): 3.0/181

Horsepower @ rpm: 250 (DIN) @ 6000

Torque (lbs./ft.) @ rpm: 257 @ 2000-4000

Fuel delivery: multipoint fuel injection

Transmission: 5-speed manual

Suspension, front: MacPherson struts, lower wishbone, anti-roll bar; electronically-controlled

Suspension, rear: modified MacPherson struts, anti-roll bar; electronically-controlled

Brakes: front/rear ventilated discs

1988 Renault Megane Concept Car Performance

Top speed: 161.5 mph

0-60 mph: less than 8.3 seconds

Quarter-mile: 16 seconds

mph @ quarter-mile: not available

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