Renault will launch its two-seat electric urban vehicle in March 2012 in the UK priced from £6,690 and monthly battery hire from £40.
UK customers will be able to choose from three trim levels Urban, Technic and Colour.
Standard equipment on the Twizy includes 13-inch wheels, two glove boxes, one of which is lockable, 3-metre long charging cable, heated tinted windscreen, Z.E. onboard computer and dashboard with econometer and battery consumption display.
Renault’s new two-seater is capable of up to 50 mph and a full charge takes three and a half hours, providing a range of up to 60 miles on the urban cycle.
Monthly battery hire for Twizy costs from £40 including VAT, based on three years and 4,500 miles per year.