Presented electric car Renault Twingo Z.E with a power reserve of 180 km (8 photos)

New economical, eco-friendly electric carRenault Twingo Z.E., presented by Renault a few days before the opening of the Geneva Motor Show (March 5-15), is designed for urban use and will become the company's youngest model of electric cars, immediately after Renault Zoe.

Design of the new Renault Twingo Z.E. car almost completely copied from the base model using an internal combustion engine. However, there are some details that indicate the use of an electric motor in a car. The dimensions of a compact city car are 3615 × 1646 × 1541 mm with a wheelbase of 2492 mm.

In the production of a new series of electric vehicles will becomponents and parts from the electric car of a fellow Renault Zoe, the production of which is established in Clenon (France), are used The new car will inherit a 60 kW (82 hp) electric motor with a maximum torque of 160 Nm. A gearbox and a charging system.

The assembly of the car will be carried out at the factory inNovo is a place in Slovenia where Renault Twingo with internal combustion engines has already been launched. The new electric car is able to accelerate to a speed of 50 km / h in 4 seconds, and the maximum speed of the car will be 135 km / h.

Autonomous operation of the car will provide 400 Vthe battery pack whose capacity is 22 kWh, which is the operation of Twingo Z.E. on the WLTP City cycle it will allow you to travel 250 km on a single charge, and when using the Full WLTP cycle 180 km (mileage is reduced to 110 km in winter). Using the ECO economy driving function will increase mileage to 215 km. When assembling the battery, 8 blocks from LG Chem were used. The total weight of the batteries will be 165 kg.

According to Renault engineers, average mileagecars in European cities is about 30 km, and therefore Renault Twingo Z.E. provides approximately one week of operation on a single charge. Using a charger with a power of 22 kW will allow you to recharge on 80 km in 30 minutes, and a full charge from a standard household power supply of 2.3 kW / 10A will take about 13.5 hours, and with a mode of 3.7 kW / 16A, the charging time will be reduced up to 8 hours.

In the Renault electric passenger car family, model Twingo Z.E. will be the seventh, after the already begun release of Zoe, Twizy, Kangoo Z.E., Master Z.E., RSM SM3 Z.E. and Renault City K-ZE.