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Tuesday 29 October 2013 by Claude Viret - Heritage

Chrono 115, episode 5: Back on NEXT concept-car story

On 18 June 1995, Renault introduced NEXT, a completely revolutionary concept car: a family hybrid vehicle with a conventional engine in the front and two electric motor-wheels at the back. It could reach a top speed of 165kph. NEXT was the creation of the “Exploratory Vehicles Unit”, which was run at the time by Rémi Deconinck. We look back at the unit’s achievement.

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