Here is the nastiest Nissan Leaf, it will be officially revealed in world premiere at the New York Auto Show.
After the Esflow
, Nissan is determined to show that electric mobility can be sexy!
And this time, Nissan's Zero Emission strategy takes the shape of a Racing Specs Leaf!
Still 100% electric, forget the comfort of the serial production Leaf, no more rear seat, no more trunk, sound system or GPS... This Leaf is meant for racing.
The Leaf Nismo RC is a rolling laboratory to accelerate the development of electrical components and aerodynamics but also to serve as a platform for a green championship in the years to come according to Nissan, and draw the attention on the potential of electric vehicles for racing.
In detail: monocoque carbon bodywork, fixed window, slightly longer and much wider (17cm) with 938kg it weighs 40% less than the standard version, fortunately because the engine remains unchanged (107hp and 280Nm of torque) but it now powers the rear wheels with a mid-ship weight distribution (batteries pack).
According to preliminary testing, 0 to 100kph takes 6.85 seconds and the maximum speed is 150kph while the range in race conditions is estimated at 20min.