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Renault introduced ZOE Societé, a new version of the successful 100% electric model of the French brand. That same year the 50,000 units produced of the model were already reached, which will now have this version adapted for companies. It will be homologated within a N1 classification, which will give you some tax advantages. One of the singularities that brings the small electric is that it was removed the second row of seats and incorporated a separation screen that divides the interior into two areas. At the front there remains the space for the driver and passenger, while the rear is completely clean to carry goods. In total there are 817 liters of capacity, 422 liters under a movable tray. The doors and rear windows of the Renault ZOE Societé have been locked, so that the load can only be accessed through the rear cover. There is also the option of covering the rear windows with a vinyl to hide the cargo. All this with the same electric mechanics of 88 hp that equips the series ZOE. It has the charger ‘Camaleón’, which adapts to jacks of recharge of up to 22 Kw and maintains its autonomy of 240 kilometers.


Soon it will reach all markets where the Renault ZOE is marketed, a new top-of-the-line finish that was presented at the Geneva Motor Show with the Renault ZOE Swiss Edition, a special edition that will start shipping in Switzerland from June.

 The French electric model evolves to offer a more neat look and a more luxurious interior for those customers more demanding. Outwardly, the new Renault ZOE Swiss Edition incorporates new 16-inch alloy wheels featuring diamond black as its main feature. In addition to all the usual color palette, it will be available in the unique ‘Yttrium Gray’ color that appears in the images. But the most remarkable improvement of the Renault ZOE Swiss Edition is in its interior, which features an exclusive high-quality brown leather upholstery with contrast stitching, creating together with the instrument panel and door panels a quiet atmosphere that endows the ZOE Premium appearance. The improvement of materials is present with the gray panel of the panel, soft in touch, and the handbrake lever lined in leather.

Comfort equipment has also been upgraded by incorporating heated front seats with three power stages, driver’s seat backrest adjustment and electrically folding rear-view mirrors. Enjoying the good music between the quiet offered by the small electric will be possible thanks to the specific Bose sound equipment, which has six speakers and a subwoofer in the trunk. The Renault ZOE is an electric model with 88 hp of power that is equipped with lithium-ion batteries of 22kWh that allow it to run up to 240 kilometers, according to homologation, with a single recharge. By its characteristics, it is a car for the most part, for urban use audi tt covers.


Renault introduced the Alaskan Concept, anticipating its first global pick-up. The study of a one-ton pick-up should give rise to a production model in the first half of 2016. The novelty will have as brothers the new Nissan NP300 Navara and the future Mercedes-Benz pick-up, scheduled for 2020. Incidentally , all will share the same platform as well as several components. However, each brand will have its own design and engineering. The Alaskan features 21-inch wheels, full LED headlights, plus satin finish and brushed metal exterior. Despite the commercial nature of the model, Renault says the interior features high quality and space for five occupants. There’s a camera in the rearview mirror to shoot the landscape. In addition, it has several accessories, specifically a liner and cover for the cargo bucket. Alaskan has a 2.3-liter twin-turbo four-cylinder engine with 165 hp – the same as the Master.


– The virtual competition model, which also already exists in real format, serves to mark the six decades of Alpine and will inspire the next model of production

Renault unveiled Alpine Vision Gran Turismo, a competition model that will be available for download in the Gran Turismo 6 game and marks the 60th anniversary of the Alpine brand, set to return strongly next year. The model, which also exists in full size and premiered at the Automobile International Festival in Paris this week, is a barchetta-style racing car that mixes aesthetic elements of the A110, especially the front, A210 and A220 in the rear, the hood V-shaped and LED lights that reclaim the Berlinette rally cars of the 1960s, as well as the A450 that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the European Le Mans Series. However, the prototype also projects the future, with an aggressive aerodynamic package that includes a front diffuser to channel air to the side zones, prominent air intakes and elongated fins at the rear. The wheels are also inspired by the A110, with the model also inspired by the world of aeronautics, especially hydraulically driven aerodynamic brakes. The interior shows a typical design of the sport-prototypes, having a steering wheel to the right. Alpine Design Manager Antony Villain says the project points to the direction that will be adopted in the new production model expected next year. The Alpine Vision GT is equipped with a 4.5-liter V8 engine with 450 hp and 580 Nm of torque, arising coupled with a seven-speed sequential transmission. The rear-wheel drive model is capable of reaching a top speed of 320 km / h. The base of the 900 kg prototype is made of carbon fiber.


Renault revealed this week the Captur Hypnotic, a special edition based on the Intens finish and features a two-tone painted body and 17-inch alloy wheels. The interior features leather and Alcantara upholstery and various chrome details, heated front seats, aluminum pedals, LED interior lights, exclusive rugs and the R-Link Evolution infotainment system. The Renault Captur Hypnotic will be available with the same engine as the standard Captur model, starting at € 21,200 in France.


– The French crossover will feature a new, more powerful diesel option, the Energy dCi 110

Renault has just launched in France a limited edition of one thousand units of Captur Pure with a new engine Energy 1.5 dCi 110. Thus, in addition to the version with 90 hp, the 1.5 Diesel engine will have a more powerful option with 110 hp and 260 Nm of torque. The version comes coupled with a six-speed manual transmission and announces an average consumption of 27 km / l and CO2 emissions of 98 g / km. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 11.03 seconds (2 seconds faster than the 90-hp version) and reaches a top speed of 175 km / h.


Renault reinforced its bet on the sports versions and launched the Clio GT 120 EDC, in the versions car and turkey Sport Tourer. The new sport was developed by Renault Sport, like the RS, but it is more “civilized”. The engine is 1.2 TCe turbo and direct injection with 120 hp and 190 Nm of torque. In terms of consumption, it announces averages of 19 km / l and CO2 emissions of 120 g / km. In terms of performance, the Clio GT 120 EDC reaches 199 km / h of maximum speed and accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 9.4 seconds. Among the specific details of this GT version, we highlight the specific bumpers (the rear with diffuser and dual exhaust chrome), 17-inch wheels, silver rear mirrors, rear deflector, GT signature and Renault Sport. Inside, in addition to the dual-clutch EDC six-speed transmission that can be commanded by butterflies on the steering wheel, highlight sports seats, instrument gauge specific gauges, RS seat belts and aluminum pedals. Highlighting the sporting vein of this version, there is also the optional RS Monitor 2.0 telemetry system incorporated in the R-Link system, in addition to the RS Drive button (which allows enjoying a Sport mode that allows faster travel, makes the ESP less reactive , makes steering faster and more accurate, as well as throttle pedal response). In terms of equipment, it also has automatic air conditioning, speed limiter and regulator, rain and light sensors and rear parking assist camera (optional).


The Sport Kit is exclusive to the British market

After the arrival of Renault Twingo with the Dynamique package, now the French brand reveals that Clio has won the GT Look Pack kit, which leaves him with an even more rebellious style. But the upgrade is only available for the Dynamique and Dynamique S MediaNav versions. Among the main novelties are: remodeled front, rear spoiler, LED lights, 16- or 17-inch alloy wheels and chrome exhaust pipe. Rear-view mirrors have gained graffiti as well as door trim. The GT inscription appears on the trunk lid. The interior features leather seats and embossed seams. The chrome tone is also present in the support of the doors, in the console with multimedia system, shift knob and air vents. The kit is exclusive for turbo engine versions 0.9 TCe to 89 hp gasoline, or 1.5 to dCi diesel. According to Renault, the GT Look Pack package is available for 540 euros and applies only to models sold in the UK.


Renault presented in France a limited edition of the Clio named Iconic Edition. The reason is to celebrate the great success of the current generation of the French model that is in its third year of market. The special edition is available in the Hatch and Estate versions and features four new exterior color options: Ivoire, Etoile Black, CassiopéeGray and Platine Gray. Also noteworthy for the black painted Pillar B and 17-inch alloy wheels with exclusive design. Also specific decals appear on the ceiling and rear-view mirrors. The interior features leather trim, leather seats with heated front seats, leather steering wheel, zamak shift lever (manual versions only), aluminum door sills and Satin finish chrome accents. It also has the Medianav Evolution multimedia system and a rear camera. In terms of engines, two gasoline options are offered: Energy TCe 90 and TCe 120 EDC. On the diesel side plus two: the Energy dCi 90 and the dCi 90 EDC. The price in France starts at 19,500 euros.


Renault, a few days before the start of the Paris Motor Show, initially introduced to the French market the top-of-the-line version of the Clio, named Initiale Paris. The inclusion of this version in the models of the French automaker was announced in May last year for the Clio and Espace line. If sales are well, other models of the Renault line will receive the Initiale Paris version. The Clio Initiale Paris is the most luxurious version of the Clio line with the price in France starting at 21,500 euros with the 0.9 literTCe engine producing 90 hp, while the version with the 1.2 literTCe engine with 120 hp equipped only with the transmission automatic six-speed EDC starts at 23,600 euros. The car is also offered with the 1.5 literdCi engine producing 90 hp with the price starting at 23,800 euros with five-speed manual transmission and 25,200 euros for the EDC automatic transmission. The Clio Initiale also features sports bumpers, new headlamps, chrome parts, new 17-inch alloy wheels and the Initiale logo at the rear. The interior features leather seats in shades of brown and beige. The car will begin to be sold by the end of the year.

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