At the 2010 Auto Expo, Renault had got the Formula 1 car for display. At the upcoming Auto Expo, the French automaker plans to exhibit the DeZir Concept, which showcases the styling directions for future Renault vehicles. The Renault DeZir Concept first made its debut at the 2010 Paris Motor Show and is an all electric vehicle. It features is a 2-seater coupe which features gull-wing doors. Both doors open in opposite directions. Featuring 21-inch wheels, the Z in the DeZir name has direct reference to Z.E, which is Renault’s electric signature. There are no plans to put this vehicle into production, so pricing can not be spoken about at this moment.
Powered the Renault DeZir is is an electric synchronous motor which produces 150 hp of power and 226 Nm of torque. The Lithium-ion battery has a range of 160 kms and power comes through the rear wheel. Weighing just 830 kgs, the DeZir will hit 0 – 100 kmph in just 5 seconds and reach a top speed of 180 kmph. The chassis is made of tubular steel frame and Renault has used Kevlar to keep the weight down of this concept. Don’t even think of driving this on Indian roads as the Renault DeZir has a ground clearance of 110 mm!
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