Several spy images appeared on the web with also an official press release of the brand with a photo and video teaser ... Teasers that look very close to the Nissan IDS Concept
The specs sheet of the LEAF 2018 has leaked this morning, it will offer 147hp and 320nm of torque powered by a 40kWh battery (10 more than before) its base price is announced at 29.900$
The key to this new generation of Leaf will be the aerodynamics to improve efficiency, it is inspired by aircraft wings with a work to reduce drag (Cx), and also a lower ground clearance for better stability at high speed, particularly in the case of cross winds.
As for the rumors, we hear up to 550km of range, indeed, it will now have to face the Tesla Model 3 which, meanwhile, already begins to be seen on open-roads, like in New York today!
Then, this 2018 Leaf is highly anticipated at the level of autonomous driving also and should be able to build on the developments made by the Renault-Nissan alliance with its NEXT TWO technology, this next generation Leaf will for sure be the technological spearhead of the brand ! Its official premiere is announced for September 6th.