30 Dec '16, 1pm

Long-range Renault Zoe electric car reviewed in U.K.: Forbidden Fruit

Stephen Edelstein Dec 30, 2016 2017 Renault Zoe Enlarge Photo The Renault Zoe is the best-selling electric car in Europe, and it has just received a significant battery upgrade. Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in September, the updated Zoe sports a 41-kilowatt-hour battery pack, up from 22 kwh in earlier versions. Renault says that capacity will allow a range of 300 to 400 kilometers (185 to 250 miles) on the European test cycle. DON'T MISS: 2017 Renault Zoe electric car: larger battery doubles range What hasn't changed is the Zoe's status as a piece of forbidden fruit for U.S. electric-car buyers. Renault hasn't sold cars in the U.S. for almost 30 years, although its alliance partner Nissan will happily sell you a Leaf. Meanwhile, the updated Renault Zoe is making its way into the hands of automotive journalists in Europe, including the ones at British car magazine Autoc...

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