Most buyers who last decade would have purchased a people carrier are nowadays almost exclusively buying crossovers and SUVs, so it’s not surprising that Renault is turning its MPVs into high riders in order to keep them relevant. The automaker just revealed the Scenic Vision concept which bares absolutely no resemblance to any older Scenic, both in terms of body style, as well as power source.

 

It previews a future crossover model that should be one of the most striking shapes on the road if it stays true to the concept’s design, which it probably mostly will. The front end seems very neatly designed, with simple lines that give the vehicle quite a sporty, aggressive character, and a strong, chiseled character line running down the side to give it presence.

What’s perhaps more interesting than the styling is what powers this study. The 215-horsepower front-mounted electric motor is taken from the new Megane E-Tech, as is the 40 kWh battery pack (the smaller of the two available for the Megane EV). The battery pack is small because this vehicle also has an on-board power source, in the form of a 16 kW hydrogen fuel cell.