Renault’s Twizy electric two-seater to come to the UK in March 2012

Renault’s Twizy electric two-seater to come to the UK in March 2012The Renault Twizy, an electric two-seater urban compact car, will hit UK roads in March 2012 with a starting price tag of £6690 and monthly battery hire from £40, the renowned carmaker announced.

Unveiled at the recently held Frankfurt Motor Show, the environmentally-friendly Renault Twizy will be available in three trim levels, viz. Urban, Technic and Colour.

The Colour version sits between the Urban and Technic versions. It costs £450 less than the top-of the-range Technic and £260 more than the entry-level model of Urban.

The list of the Renault Twizy's standard equipment includes 13-inch wheels, heated tinted windscreen, 3-meter long cable for charging, 2 globe boxes, onboard computer and a dashboard equipped with econometer and battery consumption display.

The upcoming Renault Twizy takes three and a half hours to get fully charged. It has a top speed of 50 miles per hour and can cover 60 miles on the urban cycle. Weighs in at 450kg, the Renault Twizy offers 57Nm of instant torque.

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