Taking a bow at the Munich Mobility Show is the excellent Renault Megane E-Tech Electric car lease model which has been built on a new platform.
Like other car manufacturers, Renault is heading to an all-electric offering and the Megane E-Tech Electric delivers a good indication of what the firm will offer.
The car will fit into a driver’s digital ecosystem, and this is a high-tech offering.
The multimedia system has been developed with Google and is based on its Android Automotive OS.
This means that every user can set a profile for their Google account to deliver a better experience with their infotainment.
Contract hire Renault Megane E-Tech Electric
The all-new contract hire Renault Megane E-Tech Electric also boasts of intelligent charging capabilities.
The carmaker says that the vehicle can also feed its power back into the grid whenever it’s needed thanks to the V2G – ‘vehicle-to-grid’ – technology.
Also, the upholstery has been created from 100% recycled materials and around 27 kg of recycled plastics have also been used.
Renault also says that 95% of this electric car can be recycled at the end of its life.
Megane E-Tech Electric lease model
The new Megane E-Tech Electric lease model is slightly larger than others in the range thanks to the platform that’s been designed for EVs.
The batteries are also thinner and there’s more space in the cabin, and there’s a lot of inspiration from crossovers – for example, the 20-inch wheels, protective strips on the wheel arches and lower body.
Available in six colours from launch, there’s a 12.3-inch dashboard screen along with a 12-inch multimedia display.
Entry-level versions come with a nine-inch multimedia offering, while the better spec models have a 4K display.
Driving experience for the Megane E-Tech Electric
The driving experience for the Megane E-Tech Electric has also, Renault claims, been reinvented.
The powertrains are dynamic and there’s an agile platform to deliver a rewarding driving experience.
Indeed, the new electric motor produces 160kWh and torque of 300Nm.
It also comes with four levels of regenerative braking, and there’s a 0 to 62 mph sprint time of just over seven seconds.
Drivers have a choice of batteries – either a 40kW unit with a range of 186 miles, or there’s a 60kW battery delivering 292 miles of range.
There’s a lot to like about the new Renault Megane E-Tech Electric car lease range with good batteries, lots of equipment and drivers should expect excellent levels of handling.