Renault Z.E. put out a Tweet recently that sparked our attention.
According to Renault, the hot electric hatch concept it revealed at the recent Geneva Motor Show is actually quicker from 0 to 62 mph than the current Formula E electric race cars. We’re referring to the Renault Zoe E-Sport Concept of course, a vehicle that scoots from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds. Holy cats, we want one of these!
We hunted down a zero to 62 mph time for a Formula E car and found that it reportedly does 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds flat, but the elusive 0 to 62 mph figure escapes. Regardless of the fractional differences, it’s clear that the two cars are neck-and-neck. So, at least for now, we’ll take Renault’s word and give the slight edge to the Zoe E-Sport Concept, simply because it’s the most awesome electric hatch we’ve ever seen. Here’s some background on Zoe E-Sport from our debut write-up on the concept electric hot hatch: