Renault will release for Europe a budget crossover worth 10 000 eurosSeptember 13, 2019
Over the next five years, Renault may introduce an affordable electric crossover to the European market with a starting price of no more than 10 thousand euros. Automotive News was told about this by the director general of the French brand Thierry Bollor.
“Not everyone can afford to pay the sums for which today automakers offer their electric cars. Almost everyone is trying to produce cars in the upper price segment, but we must not forget that electric transport should be affordable, ”said Ballor.
In April, Renault presented at the Shanghai Motor Show a production version of the K-ZE compact electric crossover, a prototype of which was shown in the fall of 2018 at a motor show in Paris. The novelty is positioned as an affordable mass electric car.
The automaker noted that the car was designed in accordance with “high European standards.” The size of the wheelbase of the crossover was 2423 mm, and the ground clearance is 150 millimeters. The luggage compartment is 300 liters.
Renault KZ-E equipped with a single electric unit, developing 44 liters. from. and 125 Nm of torque. A set of lithium-ion batteries at 26.8 kWh allows you to drive about 200-250 kilometers without recharging. Recently, sales of this car started in China, where prices start at 66,800 yuan (approximately 9.3 thousand dollars).
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