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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Nissan Leaf With 48-kwh Battery Debuts At ECOSeries

options, there haven’t been any major updates to the Leaf. At a recent fuel economy “racing” event called the ECOseries, a Nissan Leaf with a battery twice the size of the production model debuted. Is this an indicator of things to come?

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Nissan Prepping All-Electric 24 Hours Of Le Mans Racer?

It’s hard to believe that it is already March, and in a few short months the 24 Hours of Le Mans will once again race into the history books. There’s a lot of talk about this year’s famous endurance race, including what car Nissan will contribute to the experimental “Garage 56”. With Nissan no longer backing the DeltaWing racer, rumor has it that the Japanese automaker could field a pure-electric race car.

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Nissan Leaf Getting NISMO Version, But Only For Japan

Slow. Boring. Practical. The Nissan Leaf is all of these things, though the true performance potential of this Japanese EV has yet to be tapped. But a rumored NISMO version of the Nissan Leaf could inject some much-needed excitement into the Leaf lineup…but only if you live in Japan.

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Video: Nissan Leaf Owners Go For A Ride In An Electric Race Car

The perception that electric cars are slow and boring isn’t entirely off, at least if you’re talking about the Nissan Leaf. It’s a car built for basic transportation; nothing more, nothing less. But if you take that same electric powertrain, and drop it into a lightweight electric race car, now you’re cooking with electrons. The NISMO RC racer is proof positive that EVs don’t have to be boring, as these Nissan Leaf owners found out.

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Video: Nissan Leaf NISMO Races Tesla Roadster

Earlier this month in Japan, the stars aligned and two of the fastest electric track cars in the world converged at the Sportsland Sugo Circuit. I am talking of course about Nissans Leaf NISMO RC Competizone and the Tesla Roadster. It was a 27 minute race of epic electric proportions, but there can be only one…

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