Renault 4 and 5 classics are returning as electric models. Renault will announce this later this week, according to Automotive News reports.
Renault will unveil the new brand strategy on Thursday Automotive News He says he already knows more about this based on the insiders. Renault is said to be returning some historic success numbers in the coming years. One of those famous classics would be the Renault 4. The new CEO of Renault, Luca de Meo, appears to want to bring positive news on Thursday as well as intent to save billions in the coming years, with a major reorganization as a result.
De Meo, who previously drove the SEAT Fiat, said among others the cars Hear the dust about the old success number “4”, but with an electric motor. The Renault 4, of which more than eight million units were built between 1951 and 1992, is not the only symbol that returns batteries. The Renault 5 / Supercinq (1972-1996 sold 7.3 million times) would also have a spiritual successor with the electric powertrain.
It is currently unclear whether De Meo will actually reveal all plans next Thursday. But once the return of the Renault 4 and 5 became a reality, De Meo was undoubtedly inspired by former Fiat employer. The brand made it back 500 in 2007 and that small town is now a mainstay of the brand in Europe. In addition, a new generation electric motor was recently introduced from the same model 500.