28 Apr '13, 6am

Renault Twizy Electric Urban Runabout Gets F1 Makeover: Renault gives Twizy two-place electric car a Formula 1...

PHOTO CAPTION: F1-inspired Renault Twizy electric city runabout. Renault Twizy Electric Urban Runabout Gets F1 Makeover Tweet Renault gives Twizy two-place electric car a Formula 1 type KERS system that boosts it power output to 97 hp, instead of the standard 17 hp. What happens when engineers are bored? Sometimes, they build something like the wacky Renault Twizy Sport F1 concept. Based on Europe’s teensy electric car, the Sport F1 concept is a racing-inspired toy with significantly improved performance. The Renault Twizy concept gets special bodywork including a front splitter, aerodynamic side pods, and a tall rear wing all inspired by Renault Sport race cars. The wheels and slick tires come from the Formula Renault 2.0 single-seater, while the rear “rain light” is cribbed from the Formula Renault 3.5. A new Formula 1-inspired steering wheel is included, too, allowing t...

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