Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Live Photos : New York Auto Show 2011
The name on the black band just below the massive adjustable rear wing, says Nissan LEAFTM. The powertrain is 100% zero emission electric lithium-ion batteries last generation, like the first electric vehicle of mass-produced brand..
The family resemblance is clearly visible even if this version sharpened for the circuit is going door and rear seats, trunk, sound system, navigation and various other amenities. But the similarities between the Nissan LEAF LEAF series and the Nissan NISMO RC stop there.
As suggested by the acronym "RC" (for Racing Competition), this new electric vehicle that debuted at the New York Auto Show 2011, was purposely designed to give new meaning to the words "Racing Green ".
Already a world leader in zero emission vehicles mass produced Nissan LEAF was launched in late 2010, the United States, Europe and Japan. Nissan now considers the world of competition as a way to attract attention to seemingly untapped potential of electric vehicles.