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Nissan Leaf NISMO RC set to electrify New York

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Apr 17th, 2011 at 10:00AM

Nissan Leaf NISMO RC – Click above to enlarge Nissan will unveil a racing variant of the Leaf electric car at the New York Auto Show, but the Nissan Leaf NISMO RC has little in common with its more pedestrian "sibling." NISMO started with a lithium ion battery pack and badging from a stock Leaf, then built a completely new vehicle around it. There are no rear doors; the carpeting, navigation and stereo system are gone; and the battery pack has been relocated to the middle of the vehicle for better weight distribution. Speaking of weight, the NISMO RC is about 40 percent lighter... Read More

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