The company Renault has presented a hybrid version of the crossover Renault Captur E-Tech. Mediocre by today’s measures, the event is interesting in that the model to have a unique transmission E-Tech, for use without clutch and traditional synchronizers. Currently this scheme is in theory capable to provide increase of fuel economy, other car companies is not used.
One of the features of such transmission is starting on the motor for connecting the petrol 1.6-liter engine after the start of the movement. It is envisaged in the scheme and the starter-generator “mild hybrid”.
Total power plant capacity 160 “horses” and hidden in the Luggage compartment the battery supplies a supply of the electric range of 65 miles. The maximum speed in this mode is 135 km/h Stated by the representatives of Renault fuel consumption is just 1.5 liters per 100 kilometers.
European sales of the Renault Captur E-Tech should begin this summer. Information about prices for a hybrid version of the crossover, as the available equipment will be provided by the manufacturer later.
Renault plans include availability in 2022 8 electric and 12 hybrid cars, but the Russian market to supply them is not planned.