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The new Renault R5 has some intriguing equipment, what's that number on its hood for ?

The 2024 Renault R5, big sister of the city car that disappeared more than 40 years ago, has a mysterious number on its hood.

The presentation of the new Renault R5 on February 26 at the Geneva Motor Show was a hit with everyone. the large crowd came to discover the cult car of the 80s. Flashy colors – notably yellow and pop green -, quite futuristic LED light signature, neo-retro style likely to appeal to young and old alike, the diamond city car made in 2024 leaves no one indifferent. Especially since the little Renault, whose production stopped dead in 1992, has a mysterious black plaque on its hood which arouses interest.

The R5 of the past once welcomed à This location has a small ventilation grille which, already in place, has a small ventilation grille. &agrav; At the time, it stood out from other car models. This air inlet has disappeared and has been removed. replaced by a black rectangle located on the top of the hood, in line with the steering wheel. At first glance, one might wonder if the French manufacturer did not want to inaugurate a new style. But this element is not an aesthetic detail, it is in fact very useful since it has ; see with the battery of the new Renault 100% electric.

This little plaque is in reality a charge indicator. It serves à inform the driver and any passengers about the condition of the battery, whether for the 40 kWh or the 52 kWh available in the catalog of this new model expected on our roads & next school year. But there no question of a percentage, as on our Smartphones, Renault has made the graphic choice to display the emblematic number 5 on the hood. The more charged the battery, the brighter the 5.

Composé of five segments, each of them corresponds to 20% charge. When the 5 is fully lit, this means that the city car is ready to move. take the road for 300 or 400 kilometers depending on your capacity. of the chosen battery. If some motorists will see this charge indicator as a simple gadget, we cannot take away from the manufacturer its originality. In addition to being very visual, especially since the number 5 lights up as soon as the driver approaches his vehicle. As a vehicle, it fits perfectly with the retrofuturistic style of the new Renault.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116