Nissan LEAF NISMO RC [with Video]

This is a all electric car by Nissan with speed in mind. The Nissan LEAF NISMO RC with RC meaning Racing Competition was unveiled earlier. Although it does not look very much like the Nissan LEAF, it shows that Nissan are serious about taking the electric car to the next level. The exterior does have some resemblance but it is mod to a 2-door racing car.

The body is made of Carbon Fiber making its weight at about 938kg, 40% lighter compare to the Leaf you see on the street. The ground clearance is only 61mm and its body is only 1199mm. Its battery is lithium-ion and predicted to last upto 20 lap in a racing circuit and it will take 30 minutes to charged upto 80 percent by using a quick-charge port. Since it is a electric car, there is no need for exhaust and loud noices. Look at it go at the video of the new Nissan Leaf Nismo RC at the Le Mans circuit.

Inside this Leaf NISMO RC, it is a 90kW AC synchronous motor that generates 107 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque. It will take you from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.85 seconds and a top speed of 150 km/h. Not a fast car but considering it is a all electric, it is a great start. It will be riding on a 18-inch alloy wheels and tires from Bridgestone.

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