SEAT S.A. (English:, Spanish: [seat]; Societal Español de Automóviles de Turismo) is a Spanish cars and truck producer, which markets its cars under the SEAT and Capra brand names. It was established on 9 May 1950, by the Institute Nacional de Industria (INI), a Spanish state-owned industrial holding company. It rapidly came to be the biggest supplier of vehicles in Spain. In 1986, after 36 years being openly provided as an independent automaker, the Spanish government offered SEAT to the Volkswagen Group of which it stays a completely had subsidiary. The headquarters of SEAT S.A. are located at the company’s commercial complicated in Marmoreal near Barcelona. In 2020, annual production was over 468,000 systems, with more than 427,000 automobiles sold in simply one year, exported to over 75 nations worldwide.
One can not accuse Renault to have overslept electric mobility. On the contrary: By 2012, the French have — then condescending smile — sent the purely battery-electric version of the Fluency saloon on the road. The small car Zoe Ströer around already in the second generation of quad-like Twice is firmly established since the 2011th And Twinge there is anyway only as Ströer.
Special Electric Platform
In March 2022, the electrical era now dawning for the compact Megan. However, it is important here to make precision exercise. With the Megan, as he is known as petrol, diesel or plug-in hybrid, the E-Tech Electric has in fact nothing to do. It is a completely new car from a special electric platform (CMF-EV) is evident. Alliance partner Nissan uses them for his upcoming current SUV Aria.
The enemy from VW therefore does not mean golf, but ID.3 or ID.4. Where actually the Capra Born is classified as an immediate opponent rather. For the Renault designers have put the 4.21-meter Megan Electric in the outfit of a sporty muscular hatchback with a slight tendency to crossover. Also means: From SUV look that has widespread among streamers, the French have left fingers.
Energized: The electric Megan is built in northern France Douay. Manufacturer
The electric Megan moves forward in two stages, also with regard to different battery size and load capacity. The basic model provides 96 kW / 130 hp, uses a 40-kWh battery and creates a single charge range of 300 km. At the 11-kW-wall box, the entry-operated single-phase and up to 7.4 kW, the DC quick charger is tapped with a maximum of 85 kW.
refueling on the turbo column
The top version brings it to 160 kW / 218 hp, its battery has 60 kWh of storage, loading AC works three-phase. On the turbocharging station is docked with a maximum of 130 kW. By comparison, VW ID.3 and Capra Born to do this with 125 kW. The Megane-Electric should be able to fill up within half an hour of electricity for 200 km ride.
With eleven centimeters battery built relatively flat, relatively light (395 kg), it is also so that the Megan Electric for electric car standards can pass as a lightweight, only 1642 kg it weighs in. In addition, Renault has upgraded him for bidirectional loading, which means that he not only consume power, but can also feed back into the grid.
wheel not excluded
Unlike many other Ströer French electrician relies on front-wheel drive. Good conceivable, however, that follows at a later date, a four-wheel model with second electric motor on the rear axle.
The Infotainment jointly developed with Google. Manufacturer
Looking inside: the interior proves to be ready designed and spacious, somewhat limited might feel only the backbench. A Frank under the hood there is not, but large bins in the passenger area. In the rear boot fit at least 440 liters, an extra tray holds the charging cable. However, the load still falls right out of high. This did not quite as well-liked as little as the felt embrasure narrow rear window, without reversing camera is not the end.
Master Google helps
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The instrumentation combines two displays to provide wide-screen landscape in the form of a recumbent L. Behind the Android-based digital eco-system plugged Master Google with its proven services like Maps or Assistant via voice command ( Hey Google ), the temperature can be set or program the navigation system, for example. And one of the semi-automated competencies that the Megan Electric speed limits observed automatically the distance to the vehicle ahead also holds as the track and curves or roundabouts with foresight appropriate speed drives.
No changing of the guard still: the conventional Megan of Electric does not sell now. Manufacturer
We direct the Megan Electric on the road and delight us once again in the benefits of electric driving. Thanks to the immediately adjacent torque (300 Newton meters) Frenchman takes ansatz ride on, the direct steering and the clean tuned suspension convey the agility as well as the above-mentioned lightness of being let paddles total drive four Rekuperationsstufen. Among the performance is there to say that the sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.4 seconds is carried out and the electronics at 160 km / h was point makes.
prices in December
Incidentally, the conventional Megan remains until 2024 in the program. For the E-Tech Electric the order books open in February, the dealer is the new Ströer from March. Price performances want to define Renault in mid-December. Speculation tend to get an entry in the middle 30,000 sectors. RENAULT MEGAN E-TECH ELECTRIC shortly: When he comes: orderable from February 2022, at the dealer from March Who he takes to seek: VW ID.3 and ID.4, Capra Born What drives him: Electric motor with 96 kW / 130 hp or 160 kW / 218 hp. What he costs: not yet known