TC Euro Cars, the official distributor of Renault cars here, has recently confirmed that it will sell the new Zoe by quietly listing the electric vehicle (EV) on Renault Malaysia‘s website.
A report updates on Wapcar.my that TC Euro Cars has officially announced that the Renault Zoe Zen R110 is now available at its Petaling Jaya showroom. We have also received the official price for the Zen R110 and the estimated price for the Intens R135. This post has been updated accordingly.
For now, the company has provided final pricing for either of the two Zoe variants that will be on the market, with the base Zen R110 priced at RM163,000 on the road without insurance. Meanwhile, the top-end Intens R135 has no confirmed price yet and is expected to cost RM175,000.
The Zoe we received is an upgraded model that launched globally in June 2019, with notable changes being a more powerful electric motor and increased battery capacity. It should be noted that the power tailgate is not new to our market, as the pre-facelift model was launched here in March 2016.
For our market, both versions of Zoe are equipped with the new Z.E. 50 batteries with a capacity of 52 kWh. This offers a range of 395 km for the Zen R110 and 386 km for the WLTP-rated Intens R135.
With AC charging (Type 2 connection), it takes three hours to fully charge from 0-100% when plugged into a 22kW charger or 9.5 hours with a 7.4kW charger. There is also support for DC fast charging (CCS2 connection) with a capacity of 50kW, it takes 70 minutes for the battery to go from 0-80% charge state.
Front-wheel drive is standard and the base variant’s electric motor is the R110 unit, introduced as part of an update in 2018, rated at 110 PS (80 kW) and model – 225 Nm of torque. The top-end Intens R135 features the newer R135 engine, added as part of the 2019 facelift with higher outputs of 135 PS (100 kW) and 245 Nm.
Driving with one pedal is possible with mode B allowing for more energy recovery, while Eco mode saves energy by controlling some vehicle functions. There is also an eco meter so the driver can monitor the energy flow.
In this article, we offer you a complete collection of Zen R110, which comes standard with full LED headlights and C-shaped DRLs, LED taillights, 16-inch alloy wheels, dashboard 10-inch, 7-inch digital clock Easy Linked touchscreen infotainment system “with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support”, six speakers, cloth seats, manual climate control, side mirrors Electric rearview and rear parking sensors.
An interesting upgrade over the pre-facelift model is the addition of several active safety systems, including lane departure warning and lane-keeping assist, although automatic emergency braking (AEB) is not. mentioned in the data sheet. Other safety-related items include a passive system (ESC, traction control, ABS, brake assist, hill start assist) and four airbags.
Touching on the premium part briefly, the Intens R135 shares the same kit as the base variant, but with the addition of 16-inch diamond-cut alloys, offline navigation, rear USB charging port, connectivity Leather and upholstery combination, automatic climate control, power-adjustable rearview mirror, power-folding rearview mirror, rear view camera, front parking sensors and blind spot monitor.
Intens R135 also has a more diverse color palette, with options such as black, blue, purple, red. For comparison, the Zen R110 is only available in black and white. We must point out that the Zoe pictured may be the first unit that may not accurately reflect what is stated in the spec sheet as it is not available in any of the colors offered and has no feel. front parking variable. The Zoe is covered by a three-year/100,000km warranty, while the EV battery and electric drivetrain are covered by a five-year/100,000km warranty.