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RS Megane dCi says hi


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Now that I am onto my 2nd Renaultsport, I thought it would be rude not to join!

 

My current ride is an RS Megane dCi 175 and it replaced my beloved RS Clio 172. Given the Km's I do, a diesel made sense but I was nervous about losing the Clio's revvy but torquey perfomance. I need not have worried - having previously won a nobel prize for short shifting, I quickly got use to accessing the engine's mighty low-end torque

 

And the fuel economy! If you are prepared to believe the trip computer, I average 5.4 l/100km (just over 1000km's per tank). Another bonus is the refinement. Jumping from the Clio to this was a shock. At highway speeds, you just pulling over 2000rpm.

 

Brembo brakes, sticky Continentals and adhesive handling: it is a wonderful car

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Welcome aboard, and I agree. Definitely time to join up and admit your passion for the brand when you're on your second :wink:

 

The 175 is a curious beast, one of the few I've not driven. Must find time to do that someday!

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Rare car, but also one that's hard to spot! Main difference with the 225 Cup is the lack of rear spoiler (which could easily be fitted). I guess you would hear the engine too :wink:

 

Great car, and one I always thought about owning. Always been a strong believer in Diesel as the way of the future. Trying to convince my parents into a Diesel for the next one...

 

Welcome!

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Welcome aboard indeed.

Good to here of another D sport among us. I am tempted to look for one in the future.

Enjoy and see you around the forum.

Pics please.

Cheers,

WOLF

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Rare car, but also one that's hard to spot! Main difference with the 225 Cup is the lack of rear spoiler (which could easily be fitted). I guess you would hear the engine too :wink:

 

Great car, and one I always thought about owning. Always been a strong believer in Diesel as the way of the future. Trying to convince my parents into a Diesel for the next one...

 

Welcome!

 

 

If you look close the silver brake calipers and non-vented discs are other giveaways. Don't know why they changed them :?:

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Hi PerfoHub and welcome to the world of the RSM dCi 175.

I am the other forum owner of a 175, actually my wife drives it now, now that I have the R26

but I must admit I still like driving the 175 and on most routine drives we use it. The drive is much the same as the R26, a little softer ride though, much quieter (if you like quiet) but as you said it pulls like a train but then it does run out of steam. The R26 is a lot different. But enjoy your ride, it is a great car. What colour did you get, is it one of the red ones, mine is blue as in my avatar.

Enjoy the forum.

JP

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