Renault has revealed its City K-ZE electric compact crossover at the Shanghai motor show ahead of sales starting in China later this year.
The new model, which is understood to offer a 155-mile range on the NEDC test cycle, was first revealed in concept form at the Paris motor show last year and is a key part of the French’s firm’s plan to dramatically increase its sales in China.
It becomes Renault’s smallest EV, sitting beneath the Renault Zoe, being broadly similar in size to the conventionally powered Twingo, with a wheelbase of 2423mm and a boot capacity of 300 litres.
Inside, the City K-ZE has an 8.0in touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone compatibility.
It offers multiple charging modes, including a fast-charge function that can fill the battery from empty to 80% in 50 minutes.
The City KZ-E will be built in China by eGT New Energy Automotive, a joint venture between the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Chinese manufacturer Dongfeng.