The petrol agent is a 1.6-litre, 140bhp naturally-aspirated, four-cylinder assemblage based on a Nissan MPI assemblage from cars awash in Russia and South America. It has no belt-driven ancillaries, with the baptize pump, air-conditioning compressor, manual and agent oil pumps, ability council and anchor servo all apprenticed electrically.
The dog-clutch gearbox is aggrandized with a two-speed transaxle, giving the advantage of up to eight able accessory ratios, although as both transmissions accept a geared neutral, the arrangement can alter up to 15 ratios in total. Absolute arrangement ability achievement 140bhp and torque is 155lb ft. With a abate ammunition tank, the Clio E-Tech weighs about 10kg added than a accepted Clio 1.3 dual-clutch model, so the kerb weight is about 1.26 tonnes and at 300 litres the cossack is 91 litres abate than a accepted Clio’s.
Unless it’s algid abundant to allegation agent calefaction to balmy the cabin, the E-Tech Clio will consistently drive off application its capital electric motor up to about 10mph, alteration up via its two accessible apparatus in the dog box and the twin-speed transaxle as the car accelerates. Then the agent starts and drives the car, with the additional electric motor rapidly switching from starting to gear-synchronising.
Driving modes are: Eco, prioritising battery-electric drive up to about 44mph if there is acceptable charge; Hybrid, aggregate petrol and electric motors for best economy; and Sport, prioritising performance. There’s additionally a Anchor ambience on the accessory lever, which increases burke lift-off electrical regeneration; and the burke has a kick-down function, which brings all the ability sources into comedy and suspending EV approach if it is selected.
Like the F1 driveline, however, it isn’t consistently accomplishing what you’d apprehend it to. At abiding best output, for example, the additional abate motor switches from ability to charging approach to accumulate the array bartering volts to the capital motor. There’s additionally a akin beneath which the array allegation cannot abatement (or the additional motor ability not alpha the engine), so the agent will occasionally alpha and rev college than alley acceleration ability behest to allegation the battery.
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