Pricing and UK specification has been announced for the MY18 Renault ZOE. Starting from £18,420 OTR (including PiCG, excluding battery rental), the latest version of the Zoe features a new R110 electric motor offering increased power. Renault claim this allows the Zoe to retain the same 186-mile real-world pure-electric range. The Renault ZOE is now open with the first customer deliveries expected in late summer.
The new R110 powerplant, is derived from the R90 electric motor, and is now 16hp more powerful. This allows the new ZOE to accelerate two seconds faster (from 49.7-to-74.5mph / 80-to-120kph) than its predecessor.
Around town, the R110 motor offers the instant availability of peak torque of 225Nm, ensuring ZOE is as nimble as ever in urban areas.
The latest ZOE benefits from the availability of Android Auto, new optional ‘Aconite’ dark metallic purple paint and optional Purple Interior Pack.
Standard features include hands-free keycard, automatic lights and wipers, rear parking sensors, cruise control, climate control, 7-inch R-Link infotainment system with voice-controlled TomTom sat nav, electric windows and LED Daytime Running Lights.
The top-of-the-range Signature Nav adds further luxury adds premium leather upholstery, BOSE® audio system, heated front seats, electrically folding door mirrors and a rear parking camera.
ZOE can charge from zero to 80 per cent full in 60 minutes thanks to its patented Chameleon Charger.
ZOE continues to be available to purchase in two ways. First, under a battery hire scheme, or ‘full purchase’ models start from £24,020 (OTR) after the Government Plug-in Car Grant, giving the buyer full ownership of the battery with no monthly battery lease payments.
The ZOE is eligible for the full Government Plug-in Car Grant of £4,500. Every ZOE purchased by a retail customer includes a free 7kW fast-charging wall-box with free home installation.
Owners also benefit from zero Vehicle Excise Duty and can enter the London Congestion Charge Zone for free. For company car owners, purchasing a ZOE means there’s no Benefit-in-Kind costs.