Nissan: The summary of EV motorsport and a ultimate countenance of All-Wheel Drive intersect in a Nissan counter during CIAS

Posted on 15. Feb, 2019 by in Nissan Canada

  • With dual visually-spectacular, singular vehicles, and all a latest prolongation models in a Nissan lineup on display, a Nissan counter during a Canadian International Auto Show demonstrates creation and fad conflicting a automotive spectrum
  • Nissan LEAF NISMO RC creates a initial coming during vital open automobile show
  • Nissan Canada announces Nissan LEAF NISMO RC will be an central gait automobile for a 2019 Nissan Micra Cup season
  • Altima-te AWD plan automobile creates informal entrance after a initial phenomenon during a Montreal automobile show
  • For a finish gallery of Nissan headliners during a 2019 CIAS, please click here.

Toronto, Ont. – Today during a 2019 Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS) in Toronto, Nissan noted a initial open automobile uncover arrangement for a all-new LEAF NISMO RC, an electric competition automobile grown by NISMO featuring an noisy physique shape, modernized battery record and all-wheel expostulate capability. During a media arrangement today, Nissan strictly announced a LEAF NISMO RC will be in movement on Canadian competition marks as one of a central gait cars for a 2019 Nissan Micra Cup, entering a fifth deteriorate this year.

“As a colonize of a world’s initial mass-market electric vehicle, we during Nissan are anxious to benefaction a automobile that has a intensity to drive towards a new epoch of motorsport,” says Joni Paiva, boss of Nissan Canada Inc. “The Nissan LEAF NISMO RC is a manuscript of zero-emission care and Nissan Intelligent Mobility. It has unimaginable power, that is sourced directly from a record of a Nissan LEAF on a roads today. we am anxious that motorsport fans will get to see this energy in movement on a competition marks as it leads a procession of Micra Cup competition cars this season.” 

Nissan Micra Cup fans will be means to see a Nissan LEAF NISMO RC up-close in a paddock, and declare it in movement on a lane during 3 categorical events of a 2019 Micra Cup season:

  • Canadian Tire Motorsport Park: May 17-19
  • Circuit Trois-Rivières: Aug 9-11
  • Canadian Tire Motorsport Park: Aug 23-25

Nissan’s apex of electric power, a LEAF NISMO RC
The purpose-built, zero-emission competition automobile from NISMO is certain to spin heads during a CIAS. A prolonged hood and Nissan’s signature V-motion grille prominence a totally restyled front end. The particular silver-and-black paint intrigue with NISMO red accents – identical to a Nissan Formula E automobile – make a LEAF NISMO RC seem like it’s in consistent motion, even when sitting still during a starting line.

Using a racing know-how, NISMO sum an sparkling approach to uncover a intensity of Nissan’s zero-emission record – a pivotal member of a Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision.

Powering a all-new Nissan LEAF NISMO RC are dual electric motors during conflicting ends of a chassis. The motors furnish 322 sum horsepower (161 horsepower each) and an strange 472-lb. ft. of present torque to a wheels. They some-more than double a limit energy and a torque outlay of a prior LEAF NISMO RC, that was introduced in 2011. Drivetrain record sourced from the new Nissan LEAF include a high-capacity lithium-ion battery and inverters. A new all-wheel-drive complement gives a LEAF NISMO RC a superb cornering prowess.

Altima-te AWD Project Vehicle creates informal entrance in Toronto
Continuing a Nissan tradition, another Nissan wearing heavy-duty DOMINATOR Tracks from American Track Truck is on arrangement during an automobile show. Unlike a “Warrior” family of Nissan crossovers versed with tracks, this one-off automobile is a sedan, symbolizing a AWD pattern for a 2019 Altima in Canada.

Like a Rogue Warrior that debuted during a 2016 Montreal International Auto Show (MIAS), a Altima-te AWD was mutated wholly by Quebec-based Motorsports in Action (MIA), regulating a DOMINATOR® lane complement from American Track Truck.

The marks magnitude 1,220 millimetres/48 inches long, 750 millimetres/30 inches high and 380 millimetres/15 inches wide. The Altima-te AWD compulsory some-more impassioned physique and framework modifications compared to a changes that were done on a Rogue Warrior plan vehicle.  The many distinguished extraneous alteration to Altima’s extraneous is seen in a front and back fenders that were flared out by 180 millimetres/7 inches on any side, to accommodate a DOMINATOR, lane system, expanding a sum physique breadth by 360 millimetres/14 inches. This formula in a noticeably noisy stance, while progressing Altima’s sedan pattern hint and issuing lines.

The Altima-te AWD will be on arrangement during a 2019 CIAS for open days, and will afterwards be displayed during a Vancouver International Auto Show in March. To see a video story and review some-more about a Altima-te AWD, click here.

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