2010 Paris Auto Show: Renault ZOE Preview [Live Photos]
In fact, the vehicle on display at the Paris Motor Show reportedly is a near-definitive representation (90 percent) of the vehicle that will be manufactured at Renault’s Flins plant, France.
The Renault ZOE Preview is powered by a 80 HP (60 kW) electric motor, with an autonomy of 160 km (99 miles), and that can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) in 8.1 seconds.
To regain 80 percent of the batteries the Renault ZOE Preview needs to be plugged-in for only 30 minutes, while a 60 km (37 mile) ride requires only a 10 minutes recharge.
Inside the ZOE Preview, Renault has fitted a smart climate control system that automatically adjusts the humidity level for skin hydration. Moreover, a toxicity sensor monitors air quality and automatically closes the air vents if necessary. An electric system actively releases different scents depending on the driver’s needs.
In some countries, Quickdrop battery exchange stations will be available. The customer will be able to change his depleted battery for a fully-charged battery in just three minutes. This scheme is currently planned in Israel and Denmark, in partnership with Better Place.
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