Watch: The Electric Renault Twin’Z Is Revealed

4 years ago by Electric CarsTV 4

Yesterday, we were introduced to Renault’s concept Twin’Z, a car that will strongly influence a new production car from the French company next year, most likely the new Twingo.  If so, that means we are also getting a look at the platform under the all new smart ForTwo.

Renault Twin'Z Sports A Lot Of Quasi-Futuristic Features Seen Only In Concept Vehicles

Renault Twin’Z Sports A Lot Of Quasi-Futuristic Features Seen Only In Concept Vehicles

Now, to go along with the written word, Renault has released a video to show off the car lmore intimately, and also to hear why they thought it was a good idea to let famed British designer, Ross Lovegrove, have his way with the platform.

The Renault Twin’Z is classed as a city car, being 2″ shorter in length than the current US spec Mitsubishi i-MiEV.

The Renault has four battery modules, floor mounted in the middle of the car, that can power the EV up to 80+ mph, with an effective range of 160 km, or 100 miles.

After witnessing the car in motion first hand, we came away a little less impressed than we had been after just seeing the pictures, and reading the press release yesterday.

To find out more about the Renault Twin’Z ,or check out the company’s extensive PDF report on the concept, check out the original story here.

Renault Twin’Z Concept Gallery: (double click)

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4 responses to "Watch: The Electric Renault Twin’Z Is Revealed"

  1. Anon says:

    All that intricate 2D surface detail, and not a Glove Box, cup holder, or map pocket to be had. 😛

  2. Anderlan says:

    Wow that’s nauseating, but it’s a concept. “Four” batteries is interesting. Why? Would they sell it with multiple range/power levels?

  3. alohart says:

    “with an effective range of 160 km, or 80 miles.”

    One of those 2 numbers must be incorrect. Is this range based on EU standards?

    1. staff says:

      160 kilometers is correct, should read 100 miles not 80.

      Thanks, fixed.