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News: 2018 Renault Zoe electric car: more powerful motor to go with last year's bigger battery

John Voelcker Feb 21, 2018 Follow John Add to circle 2018 Renault Zoe electric car in Purple Blackberry paint color Enlarge Photo The subcompact Renault Zoe hatchback has been Europe's best-selling electric car for several years now. Last year, sales soared after it received a major upgrade to its battery pack, which grew to 41 kilowatt-hours, up from 22 kwh in earlier versions, almost doubling its range to 300 to 400 kilometers (185 to 250 miles) on the European test cycle. This year, the Zoe has received a more powerful motor to accompany the bigger battery. DON'T MISS: Renault Zoe still dominates Europe electric-car sales; longer range boosts sales On Monday, Renault announced the 2018 Zoe would be fitted with a new 80-kilowatt (107-horsepower) motor, known as the R110. That's a boost of 12 kw from the R90 motor used from 2012 through 2017, which was rated at 68 kw (91 ...

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