The Renault Twizy is an electric vehicle 2-seater segment A produced by the French manufacturer Renault plant in Valladolid since 2011. Renault Twizy is recharged at any household safety socket of 220V and 10A. The Renault Twizy 45 has an electric motor of 4 kW (5 hp) and 33 N·m and Twizy 80 of 8 kW (11hp) and 57 N·m. The maximum speed is 80km/per hour. In real terms, the Renault Twizy 45 can travel between 80 and 100 km and the Twizy 80 between 48 and 72 km. Until April 2015, Renault Twizy 15,274 units were sold.
Renault Twizy Prototype
The first prototype of Renault Twizy was presented at the International Motor Show Germany 2009. Then he was much more vivid, white, turquoise blue and green fluorescent chords to other models in prototype stage presented under the name colors “ZE “Which was advancing the future electric models that the Renault house was trying to bring to market. This first prototype had two side doors with a vertical opening system.
Renault Twizy Factory
Since the end of 2011, the Renault Twizy is manufactured in the factory of Renault in Valladolid where there is a line of assembly for the batteries. The area dedicated to Twizy occupies 9 000 square meters and involved an investment of 8 million euros.
The news of the manufacture of the model in Valladolid was revealed when the city of Castilian held the first Alternative Automobile and Fuel Show in November 2009. There was a second prototype, similar to the one presented months before in the Hall of Frankfurt but with a more Favorable for sales. The bright and vivid colors of the first prototype were replaced by more subdued colors, gray and blue, the side doors were removed leaving free access to the passenger compartment and exteriorly redesigned elements such as lights and wheels approaching them to real elements of street cars. The Government of Castilla and Leon expressed several times its commitment to making the region a national reference in the electric car. Has a plan for aid for the purchase of these vehicles and has launched the expansion of energy supply infrastructure.
Renault Twizy RS F1
Renault Twizy is a concept car with components of the formula 1 as slick tires, front blade, side pods, rear spoiler carbon wheel of an F1 and system kinetic energy recovery KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System). The KERS is a system capable of recovering a part of the kinetic energy generated by the braking. Instead of dissipating as heat in the brakes, the energy being recovered can be stored for the propulsion of the vehicle. It consists of three main elements, motor-generator connected directly to the motor, batteries Lithium-Ion Specific able to cycle very fast loading and unloading and a control module tree Electric When the KERS is activated, power is multiplied For six and passes instantly from 17 to 97 horses (72 kW). 80 additional horses provided by the KERS are available for about 13 seconds. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds, with the same speed as the Mégane RS. The maximum speed is 110 km/h.
Renault Twizy Chine
The Rayttle E28 (Renault Twizy) was launched to the Chinese market in September 2014. The exterior resemblance is 99%. It is made by Zhejiang Litong New Energy Automobile Corporation in Hangzhou City in Zhejiang Province. The most expensive configuration has a 7.5 kW electric motor with 73.5 / 135aH lithium-ion batteries. According to theRenault Twizy manufacturer has a range of 130 km and a maximum speed of 80 km/h.