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Renault to Showcase Trezor Concept, Zoe EV at Auto Expo 2018

Renault to Showcase Trezor Concept, Zoe EV at Auto Expo 2018

Snapshot: Renault has officially announced that it will showcase 2017 Formula 1 car, the RS17 car at 2018 Auto Expo

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Renault has officially announced that it will showcase 2017 Formula 1 car, the RS17 car at 2018 Auto Expo. It is being speculated that Renault will also debut Zoe electric hatchback along with the Trezor electric autonomous car concept. Though, Renault’s stable will be place electric mobility and will come with an  ‘India-centric’ product strategy.

RS17

This one powered by Renault’s new RE17 engine, which is a 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 mill paired with an 8-speed titanium semi-automatic gearbox with quick-shifters. The RS17 sits on a composite moulded carbon fibre with aluminium honeycomb monocoque chassis that has been designed by Renault’s Formula1 team and also comes equipped Brembo’s carbon discs and pads along with brake cylinders from AP Racing. The sports steering wheel is equipped with paddle shifters, clutch paddles and adjustment for the rear wing.

Trezor concept

The high-performance two-seater GT concept which is electrically powered that would give a glance of company’s future design language that made its first unveiled at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Powered by a Formula-E-sourced electric motor that makes 350bhp and send transmits power to all wheels. The chassis is made of steel frame that is connected to a carbon-fibre spine in the centre. It measures 4,700mm in length with a wheelbase of 2,776mm and sits just 1,080mm tall, while riding on 21-inch wheels in front and 22 inches at the rear. What makes it more interesting is that it weighs just 1600kgs an can bolt from 0-100kmph in less than 4 seconds.

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Inside, the most fascinating part is the touchscreen that gets all the controls on it and some on steering wheel with touch sense feature and also gets selectable autonomous mode. Unlike other car, it gets just one single door starting from the tip of the nose to its roof.  

 

Renault Zoe

 

Out of all the three cars to debut, we can expect Zoe electric hatchback to make its entrance into the Indian passenger car market in coming time. It is powered by a new 41kWh battery, where the outgoing model was powered by a 22kWh unit. The Zoe has a driving range of up to 400km (as per the European driving cycle) and can be charged to 80 percent in just via a quickcharger. Renault claims a real-world driving range of 300km and a fullcharging of the vehicle with in a time span of 8 to 9 hours using a standard 7kW charger.

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