The Symbioz concept will preview the brand’s future autonomous, electric and connected technologies
Jimi Beckwith
4 September 2017

Renault has previewed its upcoming Symbioz concept, which will be revealed at the Frankfurt motor show later this month. 

Renault Symbioz concept revealed 

The concept will demonstrate three future aspects of motoring; autonomy, electric drive and connectivity, which the brand expects to feature on its everyday models by 2030. 

The car’s name, Symbioz, suggests a heavy focus upon the Internet of Things phenomenon, in which everyday objects are connected via the internet, and can thus interact with one another. For example, cars which can communicate with household appliances or systems are currently predicted by manufacturers, or the current trend of smartphones which can control elements of the car, such as heating, lighting and unlocking. 

Renault has detailed that it has worked with technology companies to implement the latest connectivity tech on the car, but stopped short of  specifying exactly what will feature on the concept, further than connectivity with the home and smartphone.  

Stylistically, the concept unusually carries both Clio and Trezor cues, with a low-slung hatchback-like profile and unusual door line. Enormous wheels and small overhangs are a concept car hallmark, while the cabin appears to be made of glass, which wraps from the roof into the windows seamlessly. 

Read more: 

In pictures: Renault's Symbioz concept

Hot Renault Zoe RS could hit market before 2020

Renault RS 2027 Vision concept car revealed in Shanghai

Our Verdict

Renault Megane Dynamique Nav S

New platform, fresh looks and a better cabin raise its game. Is it now a front runner?

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week