Video: Nissan Leaf Owners Go Autocrossing

The instant and incredible torque produced by electric motors can produce some fun cars, such as the Tesla Roadster…though right now most automakers seem more concerned with range, not speed. But that hasn’t stopped some Nissan Leaf owners from taking their electric cars out on to the track for a little test and tune.

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Video: Nissan Leaf NISMO RC Gets Its Gymkhana On

If you’re a motorsports fan like me, you’ve probably heard the term “Gymkhana.” It’s a type of racing that involves lots of drifting and driving around obstacles in a fun, less-than-serious way. It became an Internet sensation thanks to driver Ken Block, who is looking to make a legitimate sport out of it. Even the race version of the Nissan Leaf got into the action, and it sure as hell looks fun.

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