Though the Leaf grabs most of the electric vehicle (EV) headlines, Nissan's luxury brand, Infiniti, will soon capture some of the spotlight as well. Last year, Nissan announced that the company had at least three EVs in the works. One was the Leaf, the others included the NV200 light commercial van and a compact four-passenger vehicle bearing the Infiniti logo. We later learned that Infiniti's first EV would be based on the Leaf's platform and also discovered that this offering would live up to the performance image that the brand has been trying to nurture.

Now there's more. Infiniti, via its Facebook page, has revealed that its first battery-powered vehicle will debut in 2013. The company also posted the design sketch seen above. Admittedly, sketches don't always indicate what we'll see in the finished product, but it's quite obvious that Infiniti has taken cues from its stellar G37 Coupe and applied them to its upcoming EV. A performance-oriented EV with styling cues of the striking G37 Coupe, can it get much better than that? Hat tip to David and Bill!

[Source: Infiniti Facebook]

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