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Renault Twizy Electric Car

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Renault Twizy Electric Car

The Twizy is a two-seater, open compact electric vehicle zero-emissions in use and certainly like else on the road today!

of Renault’s industry-leading Z.E. to launch, following Kangoo Van and

Comfortable, safe, easy to and ideal for town and city

Tandem seating arrangement, passenger accommodated behind the

Powertrain is 17hp electric one-speed automatic transmission and lithium-ion battery pack, an official urban driving range of 60 miles and a top speed to 50 mph

Simple battery recharging using standard-fit extending with three-pin plug under front flap, with standard domestic or electricity supply. Full takes about three-and-a-half

Cost-efficient battery hire tailored to customer mileage and contract term, offering for money and peace of mind

Three trim levels: Colour and Technic

Wide of options and accessories, including doors, removable  windows, sky roof’ (UV filter), child seat, coloured alloy and vehicle wraps

High levels, with built in deformable structure, side rails, disc brakes and driver’s airbag

Dedicated and maintenance through Renault’s network of specialist EV sales and centres

Renault 4+ package for peace of mind

Seen as a direct rival to two- and modes of transport, particularly and motorbikes, Twizy is a new concept in urban transport. Eye-catching, safe and environmentally efficient it forms the entry point to industry-leading range of Z.E.

In little more than two Twizy (a name that the idea of “two” and “easy”) was from concept to road-going with key input from Sport Technologies into driving dynamics and clever braking technology.

Twizy is powered by a 17hp motor, with a smooth automatic transmission and a light and lithium-ion battery pack. weight kept as low as possible, it an NEDC driving range of 60 ample for most day-to-day commutes. When the battery recharging, a 3m extending cable a three-pin plug can be simply into a standard domestic or supply for a full top-up in three-and-a-half hours.

Choose the energy tariff and a recharge cost as little as a £1.50.

The system, which includes regenerative braking for energy gives zero emissions in use and operation. The combination of power and light weight allow to a limited top speed of 50 mph. And torque delivery from rpm makes the two-seater quick to away in city traffic.

In its 0-30mph sprint is an impressive six

The curvy, semi-open design, wheels placed outboard the body, is distinctive and highly The large, curving windscreen, narrow pillars, gives the an excellent view and Twizy’s low of gravity and disc brakes give secure stopping and driving stability. Scissor are optional, along with a Skyroof.

From October 2012, windows which can be fitted or in minutes, will also be to give added protection the elements.

Three versions of are available in the UK – Urban, Colour with bright, street-smart exterior wraps and interior and Technic (with gloss alloy wheels and cool styling elements).

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As with the models Renault has already – Kangoo Van and Fluence – customers peace of mind and value for with a battery hire that offers combinations of term and annual mileage to personal needs. Servicing and specific to the EV is delivered through a network of 22 specialist Renault sales and service centres at By the end of 2012, all Renault dealerships be able to sell and service the models.

Doors are an optional . with windows as accessories, but the curve of the panoramic windscreen the roof and side wind afford good protection the elements for those on board, as as excellent visibility. The doors with a scissor action – in tight parking spots – and can also specify a ‘clear sky for an even better all-round later in the year.


Twizy is a (in road use), all-electric powered by a rear-mounted 17hp motor and a compact and lightweight lithium-ion battery, located the front seat. Keeping kerbweight down to a trim including the 100kg battery has helped deliver an official (New European Driving combined cycle driving of 60 miles, which is ample for the of everyday commuting journeys.

its powertrain is relatively modest in Twizy is no slouch. Driving a one-speed reduction gear transmission, it can reach a (limited) top of 50 mph.

And the fact its maximum of torque is delivered straight start-up means Twizy has a quick-off-the-mark driving character perfect for town and suburban And, being powered by electricity, Twizy produces no emissions and runs almost

In several markets, Renault a lower powered version of The viability of the 5hp Twizy 45 has been with the confirmation that a new of European driver’s licence for and quadricycles – AM – for 16-year-olds and older be introduced in January 2013. No has yet been taken for the UK.

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Renault made good use of the skills of the Renaultsport F1 team in its new electric powertrain for Twizy. experience, in particular with the regenerative braking system in grand prix racing, and testing facilities were given the short development for the vehicle and the lack of previous experience with the motor for Twizy.

It was decided that the would be tested at the Renault Technologies facility at Vitry-Châtillon, motorsport processes and the results even better than The team’s response was prompt and and the test programme was completed of schedule, making good use of the expertise and knowledge sharing the engineering teams.

Driving range

The homologated (New European Driving combined cycle driving is 60 miles.  In normal use, can expect a range of around miles depending on their style, temperature, environment and

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