A 2022 manufacturing variant of Mégane eVision idea will be a part of Renault’s EV line-up alongside the ZOE, Twizy, Kangoo Z.E., and Grasp Z.E.

Renault has unveiled the Mégane eVision idea, with a manufacturing variant slated for launch in 2022.

Constructed on the all-new CMF-EV modular platform – which it shares with the similar-spec Nissan Ariya – energy is distributed to the entrance wheels by way of a 160kW electrical motor.

Voltage is drawn from a 60kWh lithium ion battery pack, which, in response to the producer, is structurally built-in into the chassis and helps take up vitality within the occasion of a aspect collision.

Whereas formally designated as a hatchback, the eVision’s 20-Inch alloys, brief bonnet, excessive waistline, slender glasshouse, and vital floor clearance helps create an aggressive stance corresponding to that of an SUV crossover.

Measuring 4210mm from nostril to tail, it’s, nevertheless, shorter than the usual petrol-powered Mégane.

The exterior aesthetic attracts closely from the Morphoz concept launched earlier this 12 months, nevertheless the sci-fi-inspired air scoops, wheel arches, and rear overhang have been toned down considerably.

Inside photographs are but to be launched, nevertheless a spokesperson for Renault stated the cabin is a “masterclass in packaging,” and contains a “flat ergonomic flooring”.

The French producer already builds the all-electric Zoe, Twizy, Kangoo Z.E., Master Z.E, and, by way of allied model Nissan, the Leaf.

Earlier this month Forbes reported that the Renault-Nissan alliance has grown its EV gross sales past the purpose of self-sufficiency, and is now consuming into Tesla earnings with its personal green credits program.