The new Renault Zoe is now for sale in Malaysia and is open for registration of interest, according to TC Euro Cars (TCEC), the country’s exclusive franchise holder for Renault automobiles.
Visitors interested in getting a closer look at the new Zoe can go to the Renault flagship showroom in Seksyen 13, Petaling Jaya, which is located along Jalan Kemajuan, where a unit is on display.
In the Malaysian market, the Zoe will be available in two models the R110 and R13, each with its motor configuration.
The new Zoe R110, which costs RM163,000, has an efficient maximum power of 80 kW and 225 Nm of torque.
The more potent new Zoe R135 offers 245 Nm of maximum torque and 100 kW of peak power. Its official pricing has not yet been announced but it is expected to be approximately RM175,000.
Both models are powered by Renault’s new 52 kWh Z.E. 50 battery, which gives it a range of up to 395 km on the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP).
This amounts to a 25% improvement (over the previous generation battery) without an increase in size.
The new Renault Zoe is also compatible with direct current (DC) rapid charging via the new Combo CCS2 plug in addition to its Type 2 alternating current (AC) charging option.
With DC charging, the New Renault Zoe recovers up to 145 km of driving range in 30 minutes while with AC Type 2 charging, the new Zoe can charge from zero to 100% in three hours (on the 22 kW charger) and nine hours 30 minutes (on the 7.4 kW charger).
The interior of the new Renault Zoe now includes a broad 10-inch full TFT instrument cluster that is fully customizable, as well as the Renault EASY LINK multimedia system with six speakers.
There’s also a seven-inch central touchscreen with smartphone emulation that is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is another element of the upgraded infotainment system.
Ecological and ethical materials, including tactile fabrics at strategic touch spots and improved comfort and ergonomics of the new Zoe, complete the package.[UPDATE: We were told that the Zoe Zen R110 will be available in Black and Solid White and the Zoe Intens R135 will be available in Black, Blue, Purple, and Red.
We were also told that the cards will be delivered within the first quarter of 2023]