Kap is out test-driving the new 2010 Nissan Leaf EV in Los Angeles today but in the mean time Nissan has posted some new images of its new electric-car. You can check out Kap’s first drive impressions when the event is over, so for now, enjoy some new high-res images.
Nissan said that it expects production capacity to reach 200,000 units a year by 2012. The first couple of units will be produced at the company”s Oppama, Japan. Additional capacity planned for Nissan’s new plant in Smyrna, Tennessee
Refresher: Power comes from a 107-hp electric-motor that runs on power supplied by lithium ion cells. On a full-charge, the Nissan LEAF allows for a driving range of 100 miles with a top speed of 87 mph. A full charge takes up to 8 hours on a standard 200V outlet. Buyers can opt for the DC 50kW quick-charger, which recharges the battery up to 80 percent in under 30 minutes.
2010 Nissan Leaf EV:
– By: Omar Rana