The company Renault has published the price list and technical characteristics of the new variant of the Clio hatchback and the Captur crossover, which was introduced in the beginning of 2020. Models are the first of the newest series of electrified cars.
The updated Clio will debut in the past year with traditional petrol and diesel engines, has received a hybrid version. Renault claims that the technology is protected by over 150 patents. The novelty has already went on sale at a price of 19 595 pounds ($24 100) in the configuration of the Play to 22 095 pounds ($27 200) in the top-end performance Launch Edition, available at the start of sales.
The car received a multimode automatic transmission that is used to control the naturally aspirated 1.6-liter gasoline engine and two electric motors simultaneously or independently from each other together with the starting high voltage generator. Battery of relatively small size is 1.2 kW. The weight of this performance hatchback with only 10 kg more than the diesel Clio.
The total capacity of the Hybrid Clio is 138 HP. It allows to accelerate to 100 km/h in 9.9 sec
The Captur crossover Plug-In Hybrid, as the name implies, uses a charge from the network to 9.8 kW battery to power the same 1.6-liter engine with two electric motors. In this case, the impact of the power plant is 158 HP Hybrid competitor to the MINI Countryman Cooper S E 30 worth 495 pounds ($37 500) the S version Edition.