From £6,590
Classic choice for early adopters happy to pay for an unconventional car

Our Verdict

The Renault Twizy is surprisingly good fun with an endearing character, even though it has obvious flaws

  • First Drive

    Renault Twizy Colour

    Renault Twizy makes for an entertaining and novel EV, but its impracticalities (especially in Britain) may leave you feeling short changed
  • First Drive

    Renault Twizy EV

    Doesn’t promise what it can’t deliver — just simple urban transport that’s as fun as it looks
27 October 2009

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30 October 2009

This looks like a pretty clever solution to urban commuting but sounds expensive at £17-18,000, maybe half that would work. As for the interior layout and controls, it looks surprisingly spacious, having seen pictures of Steve Cropley squeezed into an Aston Martin Rapide (I think it was) and looking really uncomfortable, this looks positively luxurious. As for controls, why do you need more than the basics? This whole range of electric Renaults looks like the most comprehensive and sensible "real-world" than any others I've yet seen. Good job, Renault.


Enjoying a Fabia VRs - affordable performance

30 October 2009

Who comes up with these daft fuel gauges? A flower whose petals close up indeed. Its as daft as having a nodding donkey on the dash, which gets slower as the petrol runs out.

3 November 2009

[quote ordinary bloke]sounds expensive at £17-18,000, maybe half that would work[/quote]

the article says "less than £5,000. Who is right?

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