Video: Interview With Driver Of Nissan ZEOD RC

One of the most exciting electric cars of the next year won’t be at any car dealership or showroom. The Nissan ZEOD RC is a hybrid electric race car that will tackle the epic 24 Hours of Le Mans next year, showcasing how you can go just as fast with a lot less power, weight, and fuel consumption. This next video shows the flyweight Nissan making its first public test laps at Fuji Speedway.

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Video: Nissan ZEOD RC Electric Race Car Officially Debuts

Earlier this year, Nissan unveiled a prototype hybrid-electric race car called the Nissan ZEOD RC, with the promise that it will make its racing debut at the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans. Well the final racing model has just made its world debut, and I like what I see.

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Video: The Nissan ZEOD RC And Its Carbon Fiber Tub

Nissan is aiming to build the world’s fastest electric car, with a goal of going 300 kph/186 mph. In order to achieve those kinds of speeds, Nissan needs to make their EV racer as light as possible. That all begins with the carbon fiber “tub”, where the human driver interfaces with millions of dollars of racing technology.

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Video: Gamer Test Drives Nissan’s Electric Le Mans Racer

Five years ago Nissan and Sony launched an initiative to find the world’s best virtual race car drivers, and turn them into real race car drivers. Lucas Ordóñez won the inaugural Nissan GT Academy and since then has gone on to have an impressive racing career that includes test-driving cutting edge vehicles like the Nissan ZEOD RC electric Le Mans race car.

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