Nissan Ariya’s French cousin spotted

The funky Renault Megane eVision strategy car from very last fall has been noticed in generation guise undergoing cold-climate screening in Northern Sweden.

The Megane eVision is a compact crossover based mostly on the CMF-EV modular platform for future battery-electric automobiles from the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance. We will see the system debut regionally in the Nissan Ariya tiny crossover owing out later on this 12 months as a 2022 product.

Nissan Ariya

Nissan Ariya

The generation Megane eVision is also due out later on this year, though we will never see it in the United States because of to Renault’s absence listed here. Which is a shame since the car is shaping up to be practically similar to the handsome strategy.

The Megane eVision, and the manufacturing design it will spawn, can most effective be explained as a tallish hatch, related to the a short while ago disclosed Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Chevrolet Bolt EUV. The taller top is because of to a lifted ground keeping the battery, which in the Megane eVision thought is a 60-kilowatt-hour unit. Assume a thing comparable for the generation edition.

Renault Megane eVision concept

Renault Megane eVision strategy

Hunting all over again at the specs of the principle, expect a single electric powered motor at the front axle making approximately 217 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque.

The length of the motor vehicle must be about 165 inches, creating it very similar in measurement to the recent Megane hatchback. The automobile just isn’t a substitute for the recent Megane, nevertheless. It is really possible to kind part of an extended Megane family members.

2022 Renault Megane electric crossover spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2022 Renault Megane electric powered crossover spy shots – Image credit rating: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

It isn’t very clear what Renault will connect with the new electric powered crossover but the addition of Megane in the name is likely, specified its inclusion in the concept’s name.

The production Megane eVision isn’t the only EV that we know is in the performs at Renault. The French automaker is also building a subcompact hatch previewed by the 5 Prototype unveiled in January and billed as the religious successor to the basic R5 (recognized as the LeCar in the U.S.).