Renault took over the Romanian car brand Dacia in 2004. Though the Dacia brand is usually present in Europe, the Mediterranean basin and Russia, its models branded as Renault are widely sold in India. Renault started its Indian journey with the Mahindra-Renault Logan, which is the Dacia Logan. An electric version of the car does duty in India as the Mahindra e-Verito. Then the Dacia Duster is sold in India as the Renault Duster and the Dacia Spring is sold as the Renault Kwid.
Renault have recently revealed a full electric version of the Spring in Europe and expects the same to be launched by 2021. This car is a battery powered electric car and retains the looks of the Renault Kwid with double layer headlights and scuff plates a la SUV. The Dacia Spring is tipped to be a four seat, five door city hatchback which would be value for money and is competing to be the cheapest electric car in the world.
The Dacia Spring has a range of more than 200 Km giving its sufficient urban range. Dacia Spring electric showcar is in line with the Groupe Renault’s vision to provide affordable and sustainable mobility accessible to all. The concept car displayed had mouse grey body enhanced with matte splashes of fluorescent orange. The car has trim along the wings, roof bars, and lower door panel plus extra high clearance and skid plates built into the front and rear bumpers. Its assertive SUV style and compact dimensions makes it the ideal vehicle for everyday use.