Leaf Nismo RC

  • 2012 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC electric race car

    The Nissan Leaf Nismo RC race car may have only turned a wheel in anger once outside of demo runs, but that doesn't make it any less exciting. At a glance, you might think it shares very little with the electric car that shares its name. You may even expect there to be a gasoline engine screaming away beneath its dramatic body. In reality, it's heavily based on its production namesake, albeit lighter, leaner and meaner. It's symbolic, too. It shows traditional gearheads that electric cars don't have to be boring or slow, and it shows electric car fans that more exciting vehicles could be on...

  • Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept
    Nissan Leaf Owners Get Hot Laps In Electric Nismo RC Racer

    Race cars aren't known for their gas-sipping qualities. The Nissan Leaf Nismo RC is a little different. Not only is it one of a handful of race cars in the world that emits no more pollution than its road car equivalent, but it's rather more silent than the production Leaf too. And quicker, of...

  • 2012 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept, New York Auto Show, April 2011
    Will Infiniti Build The First Mainstream Electric Sports Car?

    Infiniti has confirmed that they're working on a two seat electric sports car with a mid-motor, rear drive layout. The car will be featured at next year's Geneva Motor Show.

  • Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept
    Nissan Gets Creative To Set Electric World Record In Reverse

    Earlier this week we said that that Nissan needed a new, quirky way of advertising its 2011 Nissan Leaf that didn’t involve making household gadgets run on gasoline or relying on trained polar bears. Nissan can’t have heard us. Instead of a quirky new ad campaign, Nissan is attempting...

  • 2012 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept, New York Auto Show, April 2011
    Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept: New York Auto Show Live Photos

    Blue light bathed the concept car in the corner before Nissan launched its 2012 Versa sedan at the 2011 New York Auto Show today. The images were so striking we thought we'd bring you a photo gallery of Nissan's electric race-car concept, just so you can see it from all angles, looking like nothing...

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