The exit of the Renault 5 E-Tech, 100% electric, approach and the manufacturer continues to distill information upstream. The new R5 will be revealed at the end of the month.
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The next big show automobileautomobilethe Geneva International Motor Show 2024, will allow us to discover the final version of the next electric Renault 5 from February 26. Waiting for, the constructor reveals some details, notably design.
Renault 5 E-Tech: up to 400 kilometers of autonomy
Renault’s next city car must meet a challenge, that of replacing the Zoe who has just discreetly bowed out after more than 10 years of career. This pioneer of electric mobility, long at the top of sales in its category, deserves a worthy heir. If motorists wait for the revival of the antique Renault 5 from 1972, the new version has a lot to do to attract buyers.
Fortunately, Renault has retained two key points in its strategy. Autonomy is often singled out for electric models. If its predecessor has enjoyed success in recent years of marketing, it is because it offered nearly 400 kilometers of autonomy with its 52 kWh battery. The Renault 5, built in 2024, will do the same!
Offered with two battery capacities, the largest will have 52 kWh to offer up to 400 WLTP kilometers to this new city car. The smallest version, with a capacity of 40 kWh, will allow the entry-level price to drop to €25,000, or €7,500 less than the last generation of Zoe. The latter will be marketed in a second phase.
Renault lifts the veil on stylistic details
Since December 2023, Renault has launched a campaign to teasing on its new electric R5. This campaign, called “ R5VOLUTION IS BACK » (the R5 revolution is back), served to highlight some stylistic details. Thus, we can appreciate the curve of the rear fenders widened in a wink.eyeeye to the famous Renault 5 Turbo or the specific shape of the headlight optics recalling the R5 advertising spot in 1972 with the “ Supercar Adventures “. The brand continues by emphasizing this light signature with the vertical taillights, but also the charging indicator in place on the hood, where the original model had with its socket.airair engine. This will display a “5” once the battery is charged.
Latest revelation to date, the palette of colorscolors bodywork is intended to be bright and dynamic. If it is not fully revealed, the manufacturer reveals three specific shades: a yellow close to that of the prototype, an acidic green and an elegant dark blue which is reminiscent of the Clio Williams where the R21 2L Turbo.
The toittoit would stay first black unless the manufacturer offers customization options as is the fashion on certain city cars such as the Mini Electric.
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