Renault Twizy Cargo is an ultra compact green CV
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With the growing demand/need of environment friendly vehicles, many OEMs have come up with the compact and user-oriented solutions that are technologically advanced and are green too.
Renault has its quadricycle Twizy as a compact urban solution with futuristic design language and electric powerhouse. Recently, Renault launched Renault Sport F1 variant with chunky wheels and F1 inspired livery. Now, it is launching a more sensible ‘Cargo’ variant.
The Twizy Cargo is technically a grown-up shopping cart with a driver seat. The passenger seat of the Twizy city model has been sacrificed to carve out a mere 180-litre boot with a maximum load capacity of 75kg. The boot is accessible via a rear door that opens at 90 degree for easy loading.
Renault claims that this new variant will be a handy option for intracity delivery businesses where traffic and parking space are a real headache and for the various emergency services too. Renault also praises its compact dimension and all-electric drive for being a viable option for city commutes.
The Twizy Cargo is available in two variants:
- 3.7kW Life 45 (speed limited to 45km/h)
- 12.5kW Life 80 (speed limited to 80km/h)
Both variants offer a ‘real range’ of 50-80km. Prices in Europe start at $9,600 (around Rs. 5.72 lakhs) and $10,400 (around Rs. 6.20 lakhs) respectively.
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