Thursday, October 2, 2008

2009 Renault Megane Coupe: Official Pics

Renault presented third generation Megane hatchback and coupe in Paris on Thursday. Overall dimensions of cars have increased, but both, on average, are lighter by eight kilograms.

2009 Renault Megane Coupe

2009 Renault Megane Coupe

2009 Renault Megane Coupe

In addition to the new Megane design Renault substantially expanded range of engines. Two new 110 and 130 horsepower engines added to already proven in a second-generation dCi 85 and dCi 105 diesels. In addition, in near future, Renault promises to begin production of 150-strong dCi 160 diesel engine.

Currently Megane comes with three gasoline engine: two 2-litre 140 (2.0 16V) and 180 (TCe 180) horsepower engine, as well as the 110-strong 1.6 16V. In spring of next year Megane will receive another turbocharged 1.8 liters TCe 130 engine.

Sales of new 5-door Megane hatchback and 3-door Megane Coupe will start in Europe immediately after the Paris motor show.

By 2010, in addition to the two shown in Paris the Megane family will have four more new models.