Ford Focus RS vs Renault Megane Sport F1-Team R26

Picture of Ford Focus RS
Picture of Renault Megane Sport F1-Team R26
Category Ford Focus RSMegane Sport
Max power (ps / bhp) 215 / 212231 / 228
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 310 / 229310 / 229
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1290 / 28441375 / 3031
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 167 / 164168 / 166


Category Ford Focus RSMegane Sport
0 - 100 kph 6.4 s6.4 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 5.9 s6.1 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.3 s @ 82.6 mph10.1 s @ 83.3 mph
Top speed 232 kph (144 mph)236 kph (147 mph)


Category Ford Focus RSMegane Sport
Track Performance 288300
Straight line speed 389391
Total 677691


There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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RSitis  4y ago

The mk1 focus rs looks incredible, it drives incredibly well and feels alive, the megane from talking to other owners
Sounds like its fighting with the same weapons but with damp powder. Despite the fact its newer.

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RSHITE  10y ago

The RS is one ugly car even the mark 2 is fugly. Would rather own the R26 over an 8 year old focus with the worst diff set up ever they messed up bad. So what if you can tune an RS to be faster than a stock R26 fastest laps isn't about tuned cars num nuts. And the bottom line with tuning cars is its a waste of money and you should just buy a faster car. If you tune cars your just telling people that you cant afford a better car.

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Arron  11y ago

i own a Focus mk1 RS and im a proud member of the RSOC id be willing to have a race against the R26R and put it in its place that a tunned RS will beat the R26R a tunned sagy arsed Megane

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Wads  11y ago

I think the Stig is forgetting that most of the 1st gen Focus RS models on the road today are modified to some extent or other.... stock the R26 is more than a match to the Ford..... if talking tuned versions the Renault probably wouldn't see which way the Focus went as the Ford has much more tuning potential for every pound invested.....

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BumRush  11y ago

OMG!! Please tell me Adam isnt back? 8O

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Mart Mitchell  11y ago

only mugs would buy a yellow one surely ?

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Arthur Daley  11y ago what depreciating?????

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sykington  11y ago

what a load of boooooooollllooccks - everyone knows landrovers are best... :D

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The Stig  11y ago


knowing a little about cars like i do....

has this comparison been compiled by a Renault owner? you'd have to be blind to prefer the plastic French car over the true thoroughbred listed above. and what is this 'Track Performance' score all about?? i have seen Focus RS enthusiasts with their cars at various track days, and the Nurburgring....and i have to say! you'd get a shock, what a dark horse that car is.

i mean come on....lets start talking some sense here... you'd have to be on drugs or just not have a clue what your doing to buy the Renault over the Ford.

i did hear a rumour, admittedly an internet rumour... that some crazy fool (probably a plastic cheshire northerner no doubt) actually SOLD his Focus RS and then went on to buy a Megane afterwards!!!! some people do make you laugh don't they!! i just hope for his sake he didn't buy a silly colour like yellow or anything daft like that!!

never mind some people clearly do way to many recreational drugs these days!!

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Philip  11y ago

Its French! Is a Nightmare to work on! as it will go wrong!

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Dave  11y ago

Hmm! But then again no one will be laughing at your arse in the focus!!


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