VW Golf R vs Renault Megane RS Trophy

Picture of Renault Megane RS Trophy (Mk IV)
Picture of VW Golf R (Mk VII)
Category Megane RS TrophyVW Golf R (Mk VII)
Max power (ps / bhp) 300 / 296300 / 296
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 400 / 295380 / 280
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1477 / 32561466 / 3232
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 203 / 200205 / 202
Average price €43,000€44,000

Acceleration

Speed & distance Megane RS TrophyVW Golf R (Mk VII)
0 - 40 kph 2.1 s1.6 s
0 - 50 kph 2.4 s1.7 s
0 - 80 kph 4.2 s3.3 s
0 - 100 kph 5.4 s4.6 s
0 - 120 kph 7.3 s7.7 s
0 - 130 kph 8.4 s7.3 s
0 - 160 kph 12.2 s10.9 s
0 - 180 kph 16.1 s14.1 s
0 - 200 kph 20.8 s18.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.8 s @ 87.6 mph9.5 s @ 90.1 mph
1/4 mile 13.8 s @ 106.3 mph12.9 s

Rolling acceleration

Speed Megane RS TrophyVW Golf R (Mk VII)
60 - 100 kph (4) 4.3 s4.0 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 6.6 s5.7 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 4.2 s4.3 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 5.9 s5.4 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 8.7 s6.8 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 9.0 s9.2 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 12.4 s12.3 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 17.1 s15.8 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 15.3 s14.3 s

General performance

Category Megane RS TrophyVW Golf R (Mk VII)
Top speed 265 kph (165 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 20.6 s @ 1778 ft19.7 s @ 1693 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.55 g (5 m/s²)0.65 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 71.1 kph (44.2 mph)69.2 kph (43.0 mph)
Fuel economy 6.8 l/100 km (35 mpg US / 42 UK)9.4 l/100 km (25 mpg US / 30 UK)
100 kph - 0 32 m (105 ft)32 m (105 ft)
200 kph - 0 136 m (445 ft)126 m (414 ft)

Summary

Category Megane RS TrophyVW Golf R (Mk VII)
Track Performance 400351
Straight line speed 23282846
Total 27283198

Verdict

Golf R is the fastest by a small margin.

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Nick Harry  2m ago

These verdicts are insane. The RS Winston EVERY track ( fastest Kaos, anyone?). And, though it loses out in drag races, it even recovers in terms of rolling acceleration, winning in 80-120 and 80-160 km/h times!