Nissan Electric Sports Car Still In The Works

Since it went on sale in late 2010, over 100,000 Nissan Leafs have been sold, marking an important milestone for both the brand, and electric cars in general. But what about the promised electric sports car Nissan teased a few years ago? It’s still in the works, according to Nissan’s design chief, and it could combine elements of popular past concepts.

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Nissan Testing Heat-Resistant Battery, Adding Two More EV Models

The Nissan Leaf has led the way in America when it comes to electric car sales, and the Japanese automaker is showing no signs of slowing down its EV onslaught. In addition to the Leaf, a compact Infini EV, and an all-electric version of the NV2000 cargo van, Nissan plans to launch two new electric models, along with a new, heat-resistant battery in the new few years.

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NISMO Offering Japanese Nissan Leaf Owners Increased Mileage, Performance

While nobody will ever accuse the first-generation Nissan Leaf of being a sports car, a few magazines and test drivers have shown that some small modifications can make a big difference on this little EV. NISMO, Nissan’s in-house performance shop, is offering Japanese customers suspension and motor control modifications that make the Leaf a sportier version of itself.

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Are Nissan Leaf Owners Abandoning The EV Already?

With news that harsh hot climates like those found in Arizona may prematurely reduce the battery range of the Nissan Leaf, some owners may be taking drastic measures. As in, selling their first-generation EVs before they lose too much value. Ruh roh.

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