Renault has explained that it wants an electric future and the European market is a priority, which is why the development of an electric urban hatchback is important and what better way to translate it than to return to an iconic model, the Renault 5 EV.
Filtering comes from World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO for its acronym in English. In their pictures we can see the final design of the model that will be presented February 26, 2024which in turn shows a discrete improvement on what we first saw a few months ago.
So far we know that it will be mounted on the Ampr platform, which is actually, the same platform CMF-B-EV, from the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi group, but received a new name for this little cat. Instead, Renault confirmed that with this platform they can use a rear axle with independent suspension, something unique, since all other electric EVs of this size continue to use a rigid axle.
Also, Renault will pay special attention to the lightening of the 5, with new materials for the battery and motors that they hope to obtain a powertrain that is at least 35 kg lighter than the one in a Renault Zoe. He finally proves that his power is at hand 135 hpmore than enough for a car focused on urban mobility.
With the electrification strategy of the brand and the confirmation of the arrival of some EVs in Mexico, we can only hope that Renault sees Mexico as a potential market to receive this interpretation of the Renault 5 also a success in our market a few decades ago.