Renault is studying the possibility to launch a sport variant of the electric ZOE, signed by Renault Sport. With improvements in dynamic performance and an aesthetic more aggressive, the model could reach the market in 2020.
Hace few days ago, we learned that Volvo electrified its entire range in 2019, when they will abandon the heat engines in favor of hybrids and electric. But in addition Polestar, the division of high performance of the Swedish firm also will specialize in electric cars.
The past month of march we know a prototype Renault led to the Geneva motor show, we showed a sport variant of the small electric ZOE called the e-Sport Concept fitted with two electric motors with a combined output of 460 HP and a maximum torque of 640 Nm.
according to the data supplied by Renault, this prototype can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.2 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 210 km/h.
Renault ZOE e-Sport Concept, a electric with 460 HP
Renault e-Sport Concept, timely filed a nod to the participation of the French brand in the Formula And laid the groundwork for a possible variant of the sport ZOE, that according to what they suggest recent reports, is very close to become a reality.
The ZOE RS will have a tuning of Renault Sport, with a chassis-specific address and a dynamic behaviour own of the RS models and an aesthetic outside where there will be a body kit of format that is more aggressive, as well as some aerodynamic improvements.
at the moment there is no official information, though it is estimated that to achieve passing production, the Renault ZOE RS could reach the market in 2020. The prototype that inspired it resorted to the intensive use of carbon fiber to achieve to counteract the high weight of its lithium-ion batteries. Will have to see if that does not become a barrier to their implementation in production.