The idea of an all-electric Nissan BladeGlider sports car now seems to be somewhere between delayed and defunct, but the narrow-front delta-wing shape continues to intrigue and challenge vehicle designers. First unveiled in 2010 as a pure race car, an engine-driven DeltaWing car even competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans back in 2012. Recently, an offshoot of the DeltaWing racing operation proposed a road-going four-seat version of the car, equipped with such mundane passenger-car equipment as conventional hinged doors. DON'T MISS: Nissan BladeGlider Concept: Electric Delta Wing Racer For The...
Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Puts Efficiency, Fun First
Nissan is still making all the right noises over one of 2013's most exciting concept vehicles, the BladeGlider electric sports car. Despite looking like nothing else on the roads and very much the sort of car that's often forgotten about once its auto show debut has passed, the company still says...Antony Ingram
Nissan BladeGlider Concept: Electric Delta Wing Racer For The Road
The claim that race car development helps road car development is getting harder to uphold these days, but there are still some engineers willing to have a go. Look at the Nissan BladeGlider electric car concept for example, and it's hard to argue that the design and engineering hasn't been...Antony Ingram