Renault Twizy: Should it Come to India?


Renault Twizy: Coming To India?

  • For Sure.

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  • Maybe.

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  • Nope.

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Renault has expressed some interest in launching Zero Emission cars in India (that might include li'l Twizy). Though I still suspect it's debut in our country any soon.

Article from Autocar India:
Renault has chalked out aggressive plans to expand its market share in India. On the sidelines of asserting the launch of the Fluence saloon and Koleos SUV by early 2011, Renault has also put forward plans to launch zero emission cars in India. The French manufacturer is looking out for an Indian partner with whom the zero emission cars can be developed for India. Twizy Z.E, a concept showcased at the Frankfurt Motorshow, is what Renault is looking out for the Indian market. The Twizy Concept, an innovative response to the challenge of urban mobility, has a four-wheel chassis and offers the driver and passenger – seated one behind the other – an all-electric means of transport which produces no CO2 emissions. With 2.30meters long and just 1.13meters wide, the Twizy ensures that it can be nimble enough for urban use. With a turning circle of just three meters and a footprint barely larger than that of a scooter, Twizy is easy to find parking space on our crowded streets. Powered by a 20bhp electric motor the car develops 7.14kgm of max torque and can attain a top speed of 75kph. It combines comfort with responsive performance at all engine speeds and it can accelerate at a similar rate to a 125cc bike, and pulls away briskly from standstill.





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kidding vibs? this car in india?

the reva is a super flop except in bangalore. civic hybrid continued the tradition.

look at the car, its looks like a delicate darling! how will it survive in the cramped roads, i mean potholes, of india?
 
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Probably Renault can answer the question better. Launch of Twizy is hugely doubtful in India but may be manufacturer could use it for some brand building, Who knows?

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Twizy is really a nice concept!

But it will be better if Renault launches Megane varities here in India.

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It will be a showstopper & will build its brand iamge too :)
 
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This car can no way handle the bad roads of India!! It would be better if Renault launches some other models. I suspect the handling stability and cornering ability of this car at 75kmph!
 
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The Megane is a stunner. I had a fantastic experience in it a couple of times. Renault must consider launching that car in India. But also note that Renault is considering zero emission vehicle. So we cannot expect Megane to replace Twizy or anyother green car for that matter. Enjoy this video of Twizy. This car is so futuristic indeed.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keCwKy_m9zc&feature=player_embedded

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Nice Video of Twizy!

But with its lower Ground CLearance, it will not make it to India for sure.

I like these vehicles personally to make entry in India by modifying few factors.
 
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The Megane is one of Renault's best-sellers in Europe, and if they are launching it here, they will be pinning a lot of hopes on it.
 
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But some model must be launched by Renault if they are serious about their future in India , their Logan is not good enough!!

BTW cool video!!
 
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Re: Renault Twizy: Coming To India?

The production ready Twizy is here! Autocar UK has reviewed the car. Those who are interested can read more on their website. I'm attaching some pictures from same source. It has lost all the charm that was in concept model though.

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