The Renault 5 returns as a cute electric car

In a bold move towards sustainable transportation, Renault Group has unveiled the Renault 5 E-Tech Electric, a car that embodies innovation, charm, and the future of electric mobility. Positioned as a pivotal element in Renault’s Renaulution recovery strategy, this electric vehicle marks a significant shift towards industrial renewal and the electric transformation of the renowned brand.

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Unlike any other car in its class, the Renault 5 E-Tech Electric is a product of relentless innovation and efficient production methods. Developed in just three years, compared to the industry standard of four, this electric marvel seamlessly blends cutting-edge technology with the iconic charm of its predecessor. Manufactured entirely in France and competitively it promises to make electric mobility accessible to a wider audience.

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Drawing upon the collective expertise of Renault, Ampere, and Mobilize, Renault Group has established a multi-specialist organization to drive technological advancement and ensure agility in the rapidly evolving automotive sector. With a focus on electric vehicles, Ampere’s contribution has been instrumental in the development of an original platform dedicated to small electric vehicles, reinforcing Renault’s commitment to sustainable mobility.

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Luca de Meo, CEO of Renault Group, emphasized the transformative impact of the Renault 5 E-Tech Electric, stating, “This car paves a new way for Renault and embodies our commitment to reinventing European industry. It signifies our belief in the possibility of production in Europe, particularly in France.”

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The Renault 5 E-Tech Electric pays homage to its predecessor’s iconic design while embracing the demands of the 21st century. Gilles Vidal, VP of Design at Renault & Ampere, explained, “We wanted to trigger emotion and create a vibrant, energetic, and POP car that resonates with both nostalgia and innovation.”

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From its retrofuturistic exterior to its technologically advanced interior, every aspect of the Renault 5 E-Tech Electric is designed to evoke a sense of excitement and connection. Featuring a unique AC bidirectional charger compatible with V2L and V2G technologies, it offers users the opportunity to actively participate in the energy ecosystem, contributing to a sustainable future.

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Underneath its sleek exterior lies a new-generation electric platform, AmpR Small, making it a pioneer in the European electric vehicle market. With a range of up to 400 km WLTP and exceptional driving dynamics, the Renault 5 E-Tech Electric delivers unparalleled performance without compromising on comfort or versatility.

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Renault’s commitment to innovation extends beyond the vehicle itself, with a focus on enhancing the overall user experience. From advanced connectivity features to intelligent driving aids, the Renault 5 E-Tech Electric offers a seamless blend of technology and practicality, setting a new standard for electric vehicles.

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Scheduled for launch in September 2024, the Renault 5 E-Tech Electric represents a significant milestone in Renault’s journey towards sustainable mobility. With its innovative design, advanced technology, and commitment to sustainability, it is poised to leave a lasting impression on the automotive industry and redefine the future of electric mobility.

Carlos Miguel Divino

Carlos Miguel Divino

Carlos has lived and breathed cars his entire life. His abundant wealth of knowledge, extensive seat time on the world's best driving roads, and unsatiable curiosity for anything with wheels all mesh together to produce works of passion. IG: Email: [email protected]

1 Comment
  1. Still relatively bland-looking compared to the countless similarly-priced or far cheaper head-turning EVs that China’s far-from-communist, spoilt-for-choice consumers have been able to choose from for the past 6-7 years already..

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