2017 Renault Twizy is an electric automobile from the French manufacturer Renault. 2017 Renault Twizy first production units of the model were in January 2011 at the Festival Automobile International presented to the world in Paris. Renault Twizy Serial production was launched in 2011. Since March 2012 the vehicle is available in Germany.
The new 2017 Renault Twizy is available in two engine options. In Germany, the open version is as a by Directive 92/61 / EEC Quad classified and thus bypasses pivotal legal hurdles for passenger cars. This Directive covers light quadricycles with more 45 km/h and more than 50 cm³ or with a maximum output of 15 kW at an electric drive and an empty weight of not more than 400 kg.
2017 Renault Twizy Models
The entry-level model is the 2017 Renault Twizy Urban 45 with a top speed of 45 km/h. Its electric motor has a maximum output of 4 kW (5.4 hp) and a maximum torque of 33 Nm. May be dangers ours insurance plate from the age of 16 years, provided that a driving license category AM is present. The version with 13 kW (18 hp) strong three-phase asynchronous electric motor is offered in three trim levels and has a top speed of 80 km/h, the maximum torque is 57 Nm. For these versions is a B license and a permit is required.
Since June 2013 Renault Twizy offers as the single seater commercial vehicle under the name Twizy Cargo on. In this case, the second seat falls away behind the driver’s seat, and a rear door is additionally installed. The “trunk” holds 156 liters. According to Renault, two drinks crates can be stacked on top of each other. The loading compartment measures 55 cm × 50 cm in the base and offers a height of 95 cm.
2017 Renault Twizy Features
The two seats of the 2017 Renault Twizy are arranged one behind the other. The rider positions his feet to the left and right of the driver’s seat. There is no separate luggage compartment. Standard features include a driver airbag, a 4-point safety belt in front, a 3-point seat belt rear, integrated head restraints, four disc brakes, a lockable steering column, a hand brake with locking in off contact, a coded electronic immobilizer, and a manually activating Sound simulator. Two front suspension units, a suspension box behind the passenger seat and an on-board computer with integrated Econometer are also standard equipment. The elasticity of the electric motor no switching will gear required. The 2017 Twizy Technic has a metallic finish, light alloy wheels and carbon interior and exterior trim.
Optional include upward pivoting for all versions of the 2017 Renault Twizy scissor doors available without wheels. Since October 2012 side windows can be retrofitted. A heater is not available, the front window is equipped with a window heater. A windshield wiper with wipe-wash function is also available. A Porter and two matching aluminum case have since the end of 2012 to a company from Baden-Württemberg.
2017 Renault Twizy Battery and Range
2017 Renault Twizy is equipped with 98 kg heavy lithium-ion battery is at an ordinary 230 V socket with a power of about 2300 watts charged. This value has been reduced to 2000 watts for newer battery charger generations. An approximately three-meter long spiral charging cable with a plug is located in the front of the Twizy. For a complete charging process, 3.5 hours and about 6.5 kWh are required. After a charging time of 2.5 hours, the accumulator is charged to 80%, after about 3 hours about 95%. A protection circuit the charger decreases at higher temperatures its performance at up to 1500 watts, which prolongs the charging time accordingly. The maximum range of the light motor vehicle is to cycle ECE-15with full charge at about 100 kilometers. Usually, a range of 70-80 km is achieved.
All 2017 Renault Twizy offerings in common are that the vehicles are sold only with the simultaneous conclusion of a lease for the traction battery with the Renault Leasing. The traction battery thus remains the property of Renault Bank and caused ongoing monthly costs. The limit for the performance of the traction battery is defined as having 75% of the available capacity at the beginning. After the battery is considered worn out and is replaced, although is still functional.
2017 Renault Twizy Manufacturing and Marketing
The components of this vehicle at the Spanish site of Factoría Carrocería Montaje Valladolid Renault España SA in Valladolid. Expelled is the model on the project name Renault ZE Renault marketed the Twizy on the French DJ David Guetta as brand ambassadors. Thus, in three music videos for his songs Twizys involved in the plot. A prototype of a sports version of 2013 presented Renault Twizy Sport F1.