The 2018 Nissan Leaf will be the complete plug-in electric vehicle. In an attempt to produce zero emission vehicles, Nissan has skipped gas/electric hybrid systems. In this way, the manufacturer directly jumps onto the production of 2018 Leaf. The long awaited model has Lithium-ion battery technology which is certainly going to feature laminated 440 lbs weight. These can generate a maximum possible power of 90 kW.
2018 Nissan Leaf Concept
However, according to the reports from different experts, many positives results have been predicted. It has been estimated that this purely electric vehicle claims its ability. The battery output is mounted to car’s electric motor that delivers a maximum power of 107 hp.
One can be surprised to know that an electric motor can make its peak torque at zero rpm (0 rpm). It might sound like crazy, but it is the real fact. It delivers also an amount of energy at a constant speed. It will be interesting to know that this motor can produce a healthy torque of 208 lb-ft.
How long should users charge the battery?
The manufacturer has claimed that its battery will offer fantastic service. It can get fully charged up within 8 hours from a minimum 200-volt source. It is recommended to utilize a bit high capacity source of 220-volt. In addition, it has been proved that one can go up to 80 miles with 30 minutes of charge in the battery and 31 miles for 10 minutes of charge in the battery.
There is a little disadvantage of charging the battery at home. This is because the necessary hardware is a bit costlier.
2018 Nissan Leaf – News
It has already unveiled Nissan Leaf as the world’s first zero-emission affordable car. The manufacturer has already informed that this medium-size hatchback model will come with a satisfactory 100 miles of driving experience when it is fully charged.
Check out some of its principal features that make 2018 Nissan Leaf different from others:
- Distinctive Design
- Satisfactory Driving Experience
- Five Passengers Comfort
- Advanced Intelligent Transportation System
2018 Nissan Leaf – Distinctive Design
With a simple design of its front, it offers tremendous effect in the real-world. It will be styled with upright V-shaped design along with LED headlamps which are slanting upwards. These lights itself highlight the capability of Nissan’s engineering. It is positioned in such a way that it automatically splits and redirects airflow. This design reduces wind noise and drag on to the door mirrors.
Nissan advanced IT system provide global information that supports drivers in every drive. In addition, the manufacturer adds a feature to turn on air conditioning using mobile phones. Along with onboard remote controlling system that can be pre-programmed to support great prior to discharging of the battery.
2018 Nissan Leaf – Price and Release Date
The automaker is going to reach a major milestone with 2018 Nissan Leaf. The price and release date of the model are not officially announced yet. It is clear that the manufacturer will not disappoint any of its fans whenever it hits the showroom either end of 2017 or at the beginning of 2018.