Renault 5 E-Tech electric: starting price already known!
Renault 5 E-Tech electric for modern era
Fabrice Cambolive, CEO Renault, said: “The new Renault 5 is a cult icon redesigned for the modern era. For this interesting car, designed and produced in France, we pulled out all the stops. With its cheerful design and new generation technologies, we are making electric cars more attainable in Europe.”
Starting price electric Renault 5
Although the market launch is still some time away, Renault can already name a starting price. Although, a starting price indication. “The starting price of the Renault 5 E-Tech electric will be around 25,000 euros, similar to the base price of hybrid models in the B-segment,” said the Renault spokesman.
Two battery variants
The all-new model will be available in two battery variants, including a 52 kWh version with a range of up to 400 kilometers (WLTP). The 3.92-meter-long Renault 5 E-Tech electric will also come later with a 40 kWh battery. But we can already reveal more details.
Design Renault 5 E-Tech electric
Take the headlights. They make the front end instantly recognizable. Not only is the shape distinctive, but also the central lens reminiscent of the pupil of the eye. This is a reference to the ads from 1972, with “The Adventures of Supercar,” just so you know. Wide wheel arches and corner-mounted, vertical taillights are other features of the model.
Charge status indicator
The air intake on the hood of the classic Renault 5 has been omitted from the new Renault 5 E-Tech electric. In its place is a charge status indicator, whose lights form a “5” when the battery is fully charged. The indicator is a playful element, as well as a functional one. This allows the charging status to be read at a glance, even for bystanders.
Delivery of electric Renault 5 starts in fall of 2024
Renault is also coming out with a special R5 R Pass, giving customers priority when placing their order, making them one of the first to take delivery of the new Renault 5 E-Tech electric. Starting Nov. 30, it will be possible to apply for such an R5 R Pass. Participants in this program can order the new Renault 5 as early as 10 days before the general sales launch. Consequently, these customers will receive their new car earlier than usual, starting in the fall of 2024. In fact, orders through the R5 R Pass program are given priority on the production line at the ElectriCity plant in Douai, France.
Cost of R5 R Pass
R5 R Pass holders will receive a scale model of the Renault 5 E-Tech Electric after the unveiling and will also be the first to access content and events surrounding the Renault 5. The R5 R Pass can be ordered for 150 euros at this link and available in seven participating countries. In addition to the Netherlands, also in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
Comeback Renault 5
Arnaud Belloni, Global Chief Marketing Officer for Renault, said: “For the comeback of this icon, we wanted something different from a traditional market launch. Step by step, we are unveiling the design of this retro-futuristic model, with a large-scale communication plan prior to the launch. The Renault 5 is undoubtedly the ideal model for this approach. We are talking about the rebirth, or even the reinvention of a legend. It is without doubt one of the most iconic models in the history of the French automobile industry.”
The Renault 5 E-Tech electric is the first model based on the new AmpR Small platform(formerly CMF-B EV platform). This platform uses a multilink rear suspension.
Reno, the avatar of Renault!
The car also features “Reno,” Renault’s first official avatar. This new “humanized co-driver” provides a digital experience in the world of Renault. You can download Reno right now! Appstore or Google Playstore.
V2G technology for Renault 5 E-Tech electric
In addition, the Renault 5 E-Tech electric is the first production model from Renault to be equipped with Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology with a bi-directional on-board charger. V2G technology is supported by Mobilize and allows the 5 E-Tech electric to deliver energy back to the grid. This allows owners to save money while charging or even recoup.