Nissan: The all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF: lifting a bar for electric vehicles

Posted on 06. Sep, 2017 by in Nissan Canada

  • Greater operation and modernized technologies make new LEAF a ultimate EV package
  • 2018 LEAF offers a longer operation during a revoke cost – with stronger performance, distinguished new pattern and cutting-edge technologies
  • Since a launch in 2010, LEAF has been a #1 affordable, mass prolongation EV in a world
  • LEAF’s modernized ProPILOT™ Assist and e-Pedal technologies offer a demeanour into a destiny of Nissan Intelligent Mobility

LAS VEGAS – Nissan currently introduced a all-new Nissan LEAF, a subsequent enlargement in zero-emission electric vehicles. The best-selling electric automobile of all time has been totally reinvented, mixing larger operation with a energetic new pattern and modernized technologies, that paint Nissan’s technological leadership.

The new e-powertrain boosts acceleration and excitement. ProPILOT™ Assist and e-Pedal technologies make pushing some-more enjoyable, assisting raise reserve and revoke stress. Drivers of a new LEAF will feel some-more confident, vehement and connected, while contributing to a tolerable smart-mobility society.

“The new Nissan LEAF drives Nissan Intelligent Mobility, that is a core code plan for Nissan’s future,” pronounced Hiroto Saikawa, boss and arch executive officer of Nissan. “The new Nissan LEAF, with a softened liberty range, total with a enlargement of unconstrained expostulate technology, such as ProPILOT™ Assist and a elementary operation of a e-Pedal, strengthens Nissan’s EV leadership, as good as a enlargement of EVs globally. It also has a core competency of destiny Nissan models.”

The many modernized e-powertrain
The 2018 LEAF offers a operation of 150 miles1, permitting drivers to suffer safer and longer journeys than a previous-generation vehicle. The new e-powertrain is rated during 147 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque, providing softened acceleration and motorist enjoyment.

Evolved motorist assistance technologies
The all-new LEAF facilities dual new intelligent pushing technologies in a North American marketplace. ProPILOT Assist driver assistance technology, used during single-lane highway driving, helps creates a tour easier, reduction stressful and some-more relaxing.

The LEAF’s insubordinate e-Pedal record transforms a pushing experience. It lets drivers start, accelerate, decelerate and stop by augmenting or dwindling a vigour practical to a accelerator. When a accelerator is entirely released, regenerative and attrition brakes are practical automatically, bringing a LEAF to a finish stop. The automobile binds a position, even on high ascending slopes, until a accelerator is pulpy again. The reactiveness of e-Pedal helps maximize pushing pleasure.

Exterior design: neat conformation and “cool tech attitude”
The new Nissan LEAF’s pattern includes a low, neat form that gives it a sharp, energetic look. Along with glorious aerodynamics, a styling – from a neat conformation to a car’s “advanced expression” – evokes a enthusiasm of pushing an EV.

Familiar Nissan pattern facilities embody a signature boomerang-shaped lamps and V-Motion upsurge in a front. The flash-surface grille in transparent blue and a back bumper’s blue frame stress a temperament as a Nissan EV.

Interior design: reward ambience with a clean, relaxed, high-tech feeling
The LEAF’s totally redesigned cabin is focused on a driver, featuring a front row in a form of a “gliding wing.” It combines an glorious use of space with functionality.

The interior pattern creates a loose ambience and reward peculiarity feel, due to a delicately comparison materials. Vibrant blue stitching in a seats, instrument row and steering circle have been incorporated as a pitch of Nissan’s electric vehicles. The 7-inch, full-color TFT arrangement has been redesigned for easier grasp of pivotal features, such as a Safety Shield technology, energy sign and audio and navigation complement information. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have also been added.

For business who wish some-more fad and performance, Nissan will also offer a aloft power, longer operation chronicle during a aloft cost in indication year 2019. The new Nissan LEAF goes on sale in Japan on Oct. 2. The indication is slated for deliveries in a U.S. and Europe in early 2018. The starting MSRP2 in a U.S. will be $29,990.

2018 Nissan LEAF specifications (U.S. model)
Specifications are formed on a latest product information accessible during a time of release. Specifications for other regions will be announced during a start of sales.

 

 

 

 

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About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line automobile manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2016, a association sole 5.63 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.72 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets a world’s best-selling all-electric automobile in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: Asia Oceania; Africa, Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has a tellurian workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault underneath a Renault-Nissan Alliance given 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquired a 34% interest in Mitsubishi Motors, that became a third member of a Alliance – a organisation with total annual sales of roughly 10 million units a year.

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Josh Clifton
Senior Manager
Product Technology Communications, Nissan Division
615-725-1767
josh.clifton@nissan-usa.com

Kyle Torrens
Nissan Car Communications
615-725-4019
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1. Projected MY18 EPA operation of 150 miles. Actual operation might change formed on pushing conditions. Use for comparison only.

2. Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes $885 end charge, tax, title, permit and options. Dealer sets tangible price.

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