Nissan and Nissan Motorsports International Co. have announced that the companies will demo the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC at Le Mans Vers Le Futur, a support event for the 79th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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Two demonstration runs by the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC are scheduled – the first at 21:15 on Thursday, June 9th and the second at 12:10 on Saturday, June 11th local time.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world’s most renowned endurance race and is held on the Circuit de la Sarthe. This year Nissan and NISMO-powered LMP2 cars will participate in the race.
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Refresher: Power for the Nissan Leaf NISMO RC comes from a lithium-ion battery composed of 48 compact modules and a high-response 80kW AC synchronous motor that generates 107-hp and 207 lb-ft of torque. 80 percent charge can be reached in 30 minutes using a quick charging port (just like the regular Leaf). 0 to 62 mph comes in 6.85 seconds with a top speed of 93 mph.
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