Motortrades Insight Magazine Online Subscribe About Us Contact Us Motortrades Insight - Motoring News, Articles & Interviews Home Finance Reviews Under The Hood Motorsport Business Profiles Archive Jobs I am looking for in Get your business listed Related Tags: Renault, renault zoe, range anxiety, Electric Car, Electric Cars, Eco, Environment Renault reveal electric car Zoe can only achieve a range of 60 miles in cold weather and 90 miles in warmer climates By: Danny Hewitt Ref:A0230 Published: 21 March 2013 British drivers are not expected to warm to the new Renault Zoe, an all-electric city car, after Renault today revealed it can only achieve 60 miles in cold weather and 90 miles in normal conditions. While its advertised range is 130 miles, in the real world, suburban use will take its toll on that figure. And even though it does indeed have some innovative technology which could pave the way for making electric cars more appealing to the masses, the Renault Zoe is by no means going to take off with such a poor range. Renault Reveal Electric Car ZoeAdd to that, drivers charging their phones and playing music, having heavy luggage in the boot, and it could make it impossible for most of the UK's population to be within reaching distance of an airport. But those willing to part with £13,650 to £14,750 of their savings can order the supermini now, with Britain's dealers set to deliver the car from Friday, June 7. These are the prices after the government subsidies for electric cars.Renault Reveal Electric Car ZoeDrivers will also have to pay between £70 and £93 every month to 'hire' the car's expensively-manufactured batteries, with Renault replacing them when they become worn out.Motorists with the fear of range anxiety do not need to even take a second look at the Renault Zoe, which was revealed as a concept at the Geneva Motor Show last year. Renault Reveal Electric Car ZoeThe car does have a very interesting 'carbon particle filter' which means the air inside the Zoe is said to be cleaner, preventing toxic exhaust emissions from other vehicles from entering the car. It ensures passengers have a more pleasant journey and helps to prevent health problems that could develop further down the line.The air conditioning is also more advanced and alters the level of humidity automatically to prevent the driver and his or her passengers becoming drowsy. Renault Reveal Electric Car ZoeAnd if you were ever worried about spilling fizzy drinks or sauce from that delicious burger onto your very beautiful upholstery, the Renault Zoe should combat your fears, with waterproof and stain-proof seats made from Teflon fabric. The Renault Zoe is safe, compact, cheap to run, comfortable and stylish. New buyers of the car will even receive a free wall charger for their home. But the initial expense is dear and the range is most certainly not an eyebrow-raiser.Renault Reveal Electric Car Zoe Related Articles // More Like This dummyNCAP advises drivers to opt for safety and avoid three-star Dacia Lodgy AS CHRISTMAS and the New Year fast approach, families are looking for a fresh start, with many seeking new cars to safely transport their loved ones.And while many new vehicles have received praise dummy'It's not a car for dandies': Renault to produce exciting new Alpine in 2015 RENAULT and Caterham are to rival Porsche by launching a stylish and fresh 250bhp model within three years.The Alpine sports car, which will cost less than £50,000, will be an elegant and more simpldummyRenault Zoe The Renault ZOE is the highly-anticipated all-electric hatchback with a stylish Toyota Yaris Verso-like look. 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