Renault Ondelios 

  • 2008
  • 205 HP
Driving through a seven-speed, double-clutch gearbox, it affords outstanding driving pleasure, while keeping fuel consumption at a frugal 4.5 litres/100km and CO2 emissions at a lowly 120g/km – very impressive for a topof- the-range vehicle.
by Top Speed (Sep, 2008)
The sleek sidewalls of the large diameter 255/40 Michelin Pilot Sport tyres deliver outstanding drag performance.
by Top Speed (Sep, 2008)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Renault Ondelios


7.7 s
2.7 s

Data points Key details of the Renault Ondelios


205 HP
987 HP


331 ft-lb
922 ft-lb
GT 86
150 ft-lb

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Renault Ondelios
It is further highlighted by a roomy, suspended stowage compartment which is protected by a lit shell, while all the dashboard’s functional components are particularly userfriendly: Ondelios is powered by a hybrid powerplant which combines a more powerful 205hp (150kW) version of the 2.0 dCi engine, with two 20kW electric motors at the front and rear.
Another feature of Ondelios' aerodynamic styling is the boomerang-shaped tail lights.

2008 Renault Ondelios Concept

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At the heart of the Ondelios is a 205-hp version of Renault's 2.0-liter turbo-diesel I-4, coupled to the front wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Never mind the blocky exterior (which, at 0.29 cD, is surprisingly aerodynamic); once passengers step through the large gullwing doors and inside the vehicle, they'll find themselves within an interior that simultaneously draws inspiration from both a Gulfstream V and the Starship Enterprise.

2008 Renault Ondelios - Top Speed
The sleek sidewalls of the large diameter 255/40 Michelin Pilot Sport tyres deliver outstanding drag performance.
The 4.8-metre-long, 1.6-metre high Ondelios has drawn inspiration from the world of aviation design to deliver high drag efficiency and a Cd of just 0.29.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Renault
Type of car Concept car
Year 2008
Highway mileage 52 MPG


Chief designer Patrick Le Quément


Drivetrain Hybrid 4WD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 584/? 229
Rear wheels 584/? 229

road tests

0-60mph 7.7 s
Drag coefficient 0.29

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 15.61 lb/hp
Maximum hp 205 HP
Maximum torque 331 ft-lb @ 1,700 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Fuels Diesel

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,201 lb
Width 78.7 in
Height 63.2 in
Length 189.2 in
Front track width 66.5 in
Wheelbase 114 in
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