• Turbine-powered Nissan Leaf range extender, charger

    Since the Nissan Leaf first launched a year ago, we’ve seen leaf enthusiasts produce a whole range of unofficial modifications for the all-electric hatchback, ranging from the extremely useful to the downright bizarre. We’re not sure which category a propane-powered gas-turbine range extender and direct current portable rapid charger comes into, but we don’t think it really matters: it’s that clever. It’s the brainchild of Californian electrical engineer and plug-in car owner Phil Sadow, otherwise known as Ingineer on the MyNissanLeaf forums. The man responsible...

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