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The Fun Begins With Renault Twizy Sport F1 Concept

Renault Twizy RS F1 Concept 2013

Talking about weird things, this can be said to be the weirdest little car that F1 has involved fingers. Renault this time is really become detached, but in a positive sense, creating its new Twizy Sport F1 Concept. However the fun will stay only here, because it is a one-off vehicle. Engineers of Renault Sport and Renault Sport F1 with joint forces participated in the implementation of technology of F1 on a road car.

Renault Twizy RS F1 Concept 2013 side view

Renault Twizy RS F1 Concept 2013 rear angle

With a weight of 30kg KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System) system is equipped with an electric motor, lithium ionic batteries and a KERS Control Unit. The engine is located in the back where it should be placed rear seats, so Twizy concept is with a single seat, that operates with 17Hp (12,6 kW) electric motor. During braking, the entire energy that is wasted, absorb the KERS system and stored in the battery.

Renault Twizy RS F1 Concept 2013 front

Renault Twizy RS F1 Concept 2013 rear

When you activate the KERS, power output of Twizy Renault Sport F1 increases by six times, it means from 17 HP to 97hp. The same Boost has been used in Formula 1 with duration of 14 seconds. Including this extra power the car is able to develop to 100km / h as well as Mégane RS. When the system is switched Twizy can reach a top speed of 110km / h with 10000 lb-ft of torque.

Renault Twizy RS F1 Concept 2013 exterior

The strength of slowdown is great in Twizy F1, as in a single-seat race car, thus it draws power from the electric motor and the KERS boost system is always ready. Steering wheel that uses Twizy F1 is taken directly from Formula Renault 3.5 race car. The power stored by the KERS system is triggered when the driver activates both pedals mounted on the steering wheel at the same time.

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