European buyers will have the opportunity to see the presentation of the new 2021 Renault Twingo Z.E. during the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. This is a growing segment in Europe. We are talking about small town cars where the air pollution is due to the exhaust and the largest. Modern civilization is turning to electric models with a view to preserving the environment for a reason.
2021 Renault Twingo Z.E. Exterior
The French manufacturer has only made a few cosmetic changes. They are mainly related to the basic difference between regular engine models and battery powered models. Charging connector, a couple of Z.E. edition tags and a slightly modified design are all about exterior changes.
2021 Renault Twingo Z.E. Interior
The interior of the cabin is not at the forefront here, as the emphasis is on the electronic drive. However, it should be said that the interior is almost identical to the regular version, even the trunk is not changed 240 liters.
Battery, Electric Range, Performance
We probably come to the most important part for you. New Twingo shares drive system with electric Smart EQ ForFour. That mean 22 kW battery give 81 horses and 160 N/m of torque to electric motors. Power sufficient for maximum speed up to 135 km/h and acceleration 0-50 km/h for 4 seconds. The great news is a battery weight of only 165 kg.
As far as battery charging goes a 2.3 kW home charger takes 13 hours and 30 minutes while optional come Wallbox charger. He also can be installed in the garage. Version of 3.7 kW reduce charging time to 8 hours, while 7.4 kW version reduce to 4 hours. At the end using 11 kW chargers lasts 2 hours and 10 minutes, while 22 kW just one hour!
According to the WLTP metering cycle, in the city can drive up to 250 km. Same WLTP standard in average drive up to 180 km. New Twingo offers rear-wheel drive.
Release Date and Price
Renault has chosen Geneva as place of world premiere in the first quarter of 2020. The price has not been announced but is expected to be below € 20,000. Interestingly, the company will launch the first electronic version of Dacia next year also during Geneva Auto Show.