It is a taste of “the market’s most affordable 100% electric city vehicle.”
Well, it didn’t take long. It was less than a week ago when Renault announced plans to market an electric Dacia in 2021-2022 and we are already getting a first taste of the cheap EV.
Starting March 3 at the Geneva Motor Show. The Romanian company will unveil an all-electric show car that will take full advantage of the more than 10-year experience of Group Renault in the EV realm.
While a teaser image has not provided. We do know that the concept will serve as a world preview of the market’s most accessible 100% electric city car.
Dacia and Renault are probably referring to Europe. Where other zero-emission runabouts like the Volkswagen e-up are likely to kill the plan. SEAT Mii Electric, and Skoda Citigoe iV. It’s probably not going to be more economical than Renault Twizy, but it’s a quadricycle practically.
City K-ZE Electric CUV debuts at the auto show in Shanghai:
At this point, details about the car are scarce. But it is widely believed that the low-cost EV will be based on an existing Renault product rather than a ground-up model.
It remains to whether it will derive from China’s Renault K-ZE. Though it would make sense since the petite EV is dirt cheap in the People’s Republic. That said, due to improvements in terms of performance and protection. So, a European version would probably end up considerably more costly but it should still remain an inexpensive EV.
Group Renault is bringing a couple of other EVs to next month’s Geneva Motor Show as a new Renault-badged Morphoz concept is set to pave the way for the brand’s future electric cars. What’s more, Twingo Z.E. The newly updated Smart EQ ForTwo version will receive its world debut in Switzerland as basically Renault’s.