Renault Kwid worth in India, Kwid EV, Twingo EV particulars
Twingo shall be Renault’s reasonably priced EV for Europe; will go on sale by 2026.
Renault has introduced that the favored Twingo will make a comeback as an EV by 2026. The Twingo EV shall be Renault’s entry-level mannequin for its future European line-up that may embrace as many as seven EVs. This element was revealed on the Capital Markets Day occasion for Renault Group’s new Ampere EV spin-off agency.
- Renault Twingo EV to reach by 2026
- Renault’s new Ampere agency to supply EVs for the model
- Ampere may also produce vehicles for Nissan, Alpine and Mitsubishi
Renault Twingo shall be an reasonably priced EV
Renault Group boss Luca de Meo described the brand new Twingo as a “silver bullet for sustainability mobility” and a key within the agency’s quest for an reasonably priced EV. It’s attributable to arrive in 2026 and shall be designed and engineered in Europe, with de Meo promising that it’s going to match Chinese rivals when it comes to worth. He added that the model might use an outdoor associate to develop it.
De Meo claimed the hatchback will value 50 p.c much less to supply than a brand new C-segment SUV, attributable to an elevated deal with a software-driven platform that may require fewer components and supplies.
He mentioned that the brand new Twingo was a “car from the guts” of the Renault model like the unique was when it launched 30 years in the past. It follows the Renault Mégane E-Tech, Renault Scenic E-Tech, 5 and 4 in utilizing a retro title and styling components.
So far, the Renault Group has given just a few define particulars on the brand new Twingo, describing it as a “fit-for-purpose urban vehicle with no compromise”.
The occasion additionally noticed the launch of Ampere, a brand new standalone firm throughout the Renault Group. It will design, engineer, manufacture and market EVs in Europe – though fashions shall be offered beneath the Renault model.
Ampere will look to realize worth parity between EVs and ICE automobiles, and deal with B- and C-segment fashions utilizing two current Renault Group EV platforms.
Ampere will deal with growing ‘software-defined automobiles’ (SDV), which would require fewer mechanical components because of this, permitting for substantial cost-savings. De Meo additionally hinted that Ampere’s deal with the European market might assist it win customers over in comparison with Chinese machines which have expertise and infotainment extra suited to tech-hungry patrons in that market.
“Our SDV is based on European needs, and we know European customers will value connectivity needs. That’s why we’re not investing heavily in autonomy, we’re aiming for Level 2+. We see the risk of pushing ahead in this field,” he mentioned.
Additionally, Ampere will develop and produce two EVs for the Renault Group’s efficiency model, Alpine, together with the brand new Nissan Micra for its alliance associate. It may also produce a brand new international C-segment electrical SUV for third alliance associate Mitsubishi.
Renault Kwid EV is model’s entry-level EV for the time being
While the Twingo EV remains to be a while away, Renault already sells the Kwid EV in some markets, which relies on the Dacia Spring EV. The Kwid EV at present is the model’s entry-level electrical automobile for some South American markets.
As far as India goes, there is no such thing as a information of the Twingo EV coming right here. However, Renault-Nissan has hinted at an A-segment EV for our market in future.