Renault's new Austral E-Tech is the complete package

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It accelerates from rest to 62 mph in 8.4 seconds up to 108 mph

Inside, an industrial sized handle up front allows the centre console hand-rest to slide back and forth

The three rear bench seats - also 60:40 split rear folding

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Renault reckons that in urban driving the car can drive on zero-emissions electric mode alone for up to 80 per cent of the time