The new Renault Zoe R110 is priced from £18,420, that means it prices £250 greater than the outdated R90 – as scooped by means of Autocar closing week.
Available for order from lately, the R110, with an extra 16bhp over the former R90, is alleged to supply higher rolling acceleration, shaving 1.8sec from the R90’s 12.0sec 80-120kph (49.7-74.5mph) time.
Off-the-line efficiency is alleged to be just like the R90’s for the reason that R110 produces the similar 166lb toes of immediately to be had torque. The new type is additionally anticipated to have the similar vary as its much less potent sibling, despite the fact that Renault is ready till WLTP effects are showed earlier than offering ultimate numbers. The R90’s quoted NEDC vary is 250 miles, with a claimed real-world vary of 190 miles.
Renault mentioned the added grunt of the R110 is the results of “power electronics-related innovations” so it brings no weight or dimension consequences.
The R110 shall be to be had with Android Auto smartphone mirroring, bringing Android-compatible apps equivalent to Waze, Spotify and Skype to the auto’s infotainment machine.
In addition, Renault has added a darkish metal Aconite colour to the Zoe’s color palette, in addition to a brand new crimson internal pack that provides violet upholstery and violet satin to the dashboard and internal trim.
The automobile, which made its public debut on the Geneva motor display previous this month, is scheduled for deliveries from overdue summer time.
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The R110 motor brings Renault’s tally of electrical powerplants to 5. Its different motors produce between 59bhp and 91bhp, and are suited to the Zoe, Kangoo ZE, Master ZE and Daimler’s Smart Electric Drive fashions.
Renault’s extra robust Zoe is unveiled at a time when the type, which used to be introduced in 2012, continues to develop in reputation. European gross sales totalled 30,134 in 2017, representing an building up of 8894 at the yr earlier than.
This mirrors a pattern observed around the electrical car section, with 13,500 EVs offered in 2017. Electrified automobiles, together with hybrids, surged in call for by means of 34.eight% from 2016.
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