Allow me to introduce myself: je suis the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet. I’m the latest hot French model – of Renault car, of course – to hit Australia’s shores. And what can I offer you? Well, you’ll see…
It doesn’t pay for a lady to brag about her looks or her refinement, but folk say that the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet doesn’t look too bad. They might say that the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet has got a bit of understated style with a touch of elegance. Maybe the Megane Coupe Cabriolet doesn’t have the in-your-face sportiness of the extreme limited edition R26.R version of the Megane, but the lights and lines of this two-door coupe are very tidy. Does that grille beneath the license plate look like a coy smile? And can Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet go topless (ladylike giggles)? Mas oui! That is what a coupe cabriolet does – and the Renault Megan Coupe Cabriolet does it all at the touch of a button, very smoothly and cleanly, in just 22 seconds. Just as well the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet has a turbulence net to keep you as unruffled as the car.
Of course, looks aren’t everything. Intelligence counts, too, and that applies to the Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet. Take, for example, a few of the new technology features, like the “see me home” headlights that remain illuminated for two minutes (after you’ve removed the keys and turned everything off) so you can see your way safely to the door. Other very intelligent aspects of the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet include the rear parking sensors, the multifunction (MP3 compatible) audio jack, the automatic headlights and windscreen wipers, the multi-function trip computer, the hands free keycard that starts the engine at the touch of a button, plus the “clean hands” integrated fuel filler cap – it’s those little details that make the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet a true lady. Creature comforts are also seen to with leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control with particle filter (pollen filter) – and the air-chilled glovebox.
But has the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet got passion and heart? What lies under that clean, uncluttered bonnet? The 2009 version of the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet available in Australia (the Exception) has a 2.0 litre petrol engine that can be paired with either a four-speed automatic transmission or a 6-speed manual box. The manual, as you would expect, is the more frugal, with a combined fuel consumption figure of 8.4 l/100km. And the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet’s engine delivers 98 kW of power at 5500 revs, and a top torque of 191 Nm at 3750 rpm. Other versions of the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet are available overseas, but not in Australia… yet.
Other hallmarks of intelligence and good sense in the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet are the safety features. On the active front, the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet has ESP, ASR Traction Control and CSV Understeer Control. So those corners can be taken smoothly and safely. But as passive safety is needed just as much as active – you never know when some fool is going to ignore a stop sign – the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet keeps you well protected with driver and front passenger Renault PRS airbags that gauge the size of the seat occupant and the crash intensity, roll bars to protect rear passengers (you can fit two passengers in the back – including children: the Isofix points for child seats are already there) and anti-submarining airbags (yes, airbags). And don’t forget all the usual safety features that all good modern cars should have: the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet has pretensioned seat belts with load limiters, side impact beams and lots of airbags. The Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet scored the full five stars in the Euro NCAP safety test.
So have I impressed you yet? Want to take me for a ride? Just take the Renault Megane Coupe Cabriolet and see just what I can do.
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