Meet the ultimate rolling laboratory for Electric Cars. Nissan: "We believe that electric cars can be more than just a commuter cars" - and we agree with them!
At one point in the gas price we will be lucky to drive just anything, but with modern technology we will not have to sacrifice performance, safety or style in order to survive in the post carbon world.
Here are photos of Leaf Nissan Nismo RC Concept 2011. The following cars are specially designed for the real race car, starting with full carbon fiber monocoque bodywork her. The bodywork of three pieces including front and rear removable, fixed windows, LED lights and rear lights and rear wing adjustable. Building on its unique exterior style of the production of Nissan Leaf, 2-door version of the race was created by Nissan Global Design Center in Japan. Special 4-coat paint Pearl White with blue / Nismo graphics complete the exterior of the Zero Emissions.
Dimensions, race cars feature 3.9-inch wheelbase is shorter, is 0.8 inches long and 6.7 inches wider. The most dramatic difference was high, with RC Nismo is more than one seat (13.8 inches) feet lower than the production of Nissan Leaves. Ground clearance is limited to 2.4 inches, compared to 6.3 inches for road cars. And, at £ 2,068, a race car weighs in around 40 percent less than production vehicles.
The layout of the Nissan Nismo RC Leaves are also very different from sedan production, offers mid-ship location for the battery, electric motor and inverter – the drive to the rear wheels versus front-wheel drive Nissan leaf production. RC Nismo also using the design of the double-wishbone suspension front and rear and driver-adjustable brake balance. It rides on the wheel 6-spoke 18-inch and P225/40R18 Bridgestone racing tires.
As the production of Nissan Leaf, RC Nismo powered by lithium-ion battery consisting of 48 modules are compact and high-response 80kW AC synchronous motor that produces 107 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque. This can be filled to 80 percent of full capacity in 30 minutes using quick-charge port located on the rear hood. And unlike other competition vehicles, Nissan Nismo RC Leaf has no exhaust, no CO2 greenhouse gas emissions or the other while encouraged, and no exhaust sound.