VW Golf GTI TCR vs Renault Megane RS Trophy

Picture of Renault Megane RS Trophy (Mk IV)
Picture of VW Golf GTI TCR (Mk VII facelift)
Category Megane RS TrophyVW Golf GTI TCR
Engine layout 1.8 l R42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 300 / 296290 / 286
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 400 / 295380 / 280
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1477 / 32561436 / 3166
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 203 / 200202 / 199
Average price €44,000€43,000

Acceleration

Speed & distance Megane RS TrophyVW Golf GTI TCR
0 - 40 kph 2.1 s1.9 s
0 - 50 kph 2.4 s2.3 s
0 - 80 kph 4.2 s3.9 s
0 - 100 kph 5.4 s5.2 s
0 - 120 kph 7.2 s7.3 s
0 - 130 kph 8.4 s7.8 s
0 - 140 kph 9.4 s9.5 s
0 - 160 kph 12.2 s11.2 s
0 - 180 kph 15.8 s14.4 s
0 - 200 kph 20.5 s18.4 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 5.3 s5.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.8 s @ 87.6 mph9.6 s @ 89.5 mph
1/4 mile 13.6 s @ 105.0 mph13.4 s

Rolling acceleration

Speed Megane RS TrophyVW Golf GTI TCR
60 - 100 kph (4) 4.3 s3.8 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 6.6 s5.4 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 4.2 s4.0 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 5.9 s5.3 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 8.7 s7.0 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 9.0 s8.8 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 12.4 s11.5 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 17.1 s15.5 s
80 - 120 kph 3.1 s3.2 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 4.0 s4.1 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 15.2 s14.0 s

Braking distance

Speed Megane RS TrophyVW Golf GTI TCR
50 kph - 0 9 m (29 ft)9 m (30 ft)
100 kph - 0 32 m (105 ft)31 m (102 ft)
130 kph - 0 60 m (196 ft)54 m (178 ft)
190 kph - 0 132 m (433 ft)113 m (371 ft)
200 kph - 0 136 m (445 ft)128 m (421 ft)

General performance

Category Megane RS TrophyVW Golf GTI TCR
Top speed 265 kph (165 mph)260 kph (162 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 20.5 s @ 1772 ft19.2 s @ 1650 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.55 g (5 m/s²)0.56 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 71.1 kph (44.2 mph)70.4 kph (43.7 mph)
Fuel economy 6.8 l/100 km (35 mpg US / 42 UK)6.4 l/100 km (37 mpg US / 44 UK)

Summary

Category Megane RS TrophyVW Golf GTI TCR
Track Performance 600569
Straight line speed 36214155
Total 42214724

Verdict

Golf GTI TCR is the fastest by a small margin.

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Nick Harry  11m ago

The Trophy wins the track battles 5-0. So, the verdict is LUDICROUS.