Renault has debuted the brand new Eolab Concept at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, in a premiere.
The French based automaker Renault has officially pulled the wraps off the new Eolab Concept, in Paris. The model in question has been officially unveiled just a couple of weeks ago and now it has made its public debut. The one-off vehicle has a three-door layout and a drag coefficient of just 0.235, coming in with an active front spoiler, active rear flaps, active suspension which can adjust the ride height to minimize drag, a magnesium roof, lightweight interior, ultra-thin windscreen glass, multi material body shell made out of aluminum and others.
The Renault Eolab Concept is actually based on the Clio but thanks to these changes it is weighing in at 400 kg (882 lbs) less than the popular B-segment vehicle. Power to the Eolab is being provide by a three-cylinder 1.0 liter petrol engine, with 75 HP (57 kW) and 95 Nm (70 lb-ft) of torque, a clutchless 3-gear transmission with an integrated electric motor, with 68 HP (50 kW) and 200 Nm (147 lb-ft) of torque, and a 6.7 kWh battery. The concept car is burning just 1 liter of fuel every 100 km (282 mpg UK / 235 mpg US) and it has an all electric range of up to 60 km (37 miles).