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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

From DeZir to Trezor: Renault's Evolution in Electric Grand Tourers

Unique EV - The Renault Trezor Concept, unveiled at the Paris Motor Show 2016, showcases an innovative approach to electric Grand Tourers. This all-electric car is designed as a futuristic vehicle, representing the future of electric cars, with distinctive features and cutting-edge technology. It follows the introduction of the Renault DeZir Concept to the public in 2010.
Renault Trezor concept revealed in the Paris Motor Show 2016. (Picture from: BlackXperience)
One of the standout features of the Trezor is its unique door mechanism. Instead of traditional doors, the car features a clamsphell hood that can be lifted upward, resembling the exit and entrance mechanism of a fighter jet cockpit. This design choice not only adds a futuristic touch but also contributes to the overall aerodynamics of the vehicle.
Renault Trezor concept has no doors, instead there's a clamsphell hood can be lifted upward, representing the doors to exit and enter the passenger like a fighter jet cockpit. (Picture from: BlackXperience)
The Trezor boasts impressive dimensions, with a height of 1,080 mm, a width of 2,048 mm at the front and 2,106 mm at the rear, and a wheelbase of approximately 2,776 mm. Its low ground clearance is complemented by large front wheels measuring 21 inches and rear wheels measuring 22 inches. The sleek and aerodynamic design is reflected in its low curb weight of 1,600 kg and an impressive air resistance value of 0.22 Cd.
Renault Trezor concept appears in red-colored cabin and equiped with large L-shaped screen, with the dashboard controls and infortainment system. As well as a unique-shaped steering wheel that sharpens the futuristic impression. (Picture from: Cintaobil)
The interior of the Trezor is equally futuristic, featuring a red-colored cabin with a warm atmosphere. The cabin includes a large L-shaped screen for controls and infotainment, utilizing OLED technology and a thin Corning Gorilla Glass curved without backlight.
Renault Trezor concept equiped the fierce drivetrain adopted the technology of Formula-E racing cars and claimed to be capable of producing the power up to 350 hp and 380 Nm of torque, so made it can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in less of 4.0 seconds. (Picture from: BlackXperience)
The dashboard, made of red wood, serves a dual purpose as both a design element and a luggage compartment. Crafted by renowned French woodworkers Keim Cycles, it adds a touch of luxury to the interior.
Rear side view of Renault Trezor concept. (Picture from: BlackXperience)
As explained by Renault that Trezor offers three driving modes, namely neutral, sporty and autonomous. Under the hood, the Trezor boasts a powerful drivetrain inspired by Formula-E racing cars. With a claimed output of 350 hp and 380 Nm of torque, the electric supercar can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in less than 4.0 seconds.
The vehicle incorporates a unique battery cooling system, drawing air from the intake on the hood. Furthermore, it adopts Formula 1 technology with the Rechargeable Energy Storage System (RESS), a regenerative braking system enhancing energy efficiency.

Overall, the Renault Trezor Concept represents a fusion of luxury, performance, and forward-thinking design, showcasing Renault's commitment to pushing the boundaries of electric vehicle technology. *** [EKA [04102016] | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | RENAULT | AUTOCAR | AUTOMOBILEMAG ]
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