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• AC synchronous Electric Motor
• Laminated Lithium Ion Battery
• Electricity consumption 173 Wh/km
• Autonomy (NEDC) 175km
• CO2 mass emission (Combined) g/km 0
• Max. speed km/h 145
• Acceleration 0 – 100 km/h sec 11,9
LEAF EV – Plug-in To Next Generation Driving!
Nissan’s ‘Leading Environmentally friendly Affordable Family car’ or LEAF for short is changing the face of green motoring across the entire globe. The compact EV hatch boasts zero emissions, is 100% electric and has already earned itself the prestigious World Car of the Year award in 2011.
The Nissan LEAF was first introduced to the world at the end of 2010, going on sale in the United States and Japan. Since then sales have expanded to Ireland, the UK, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Canada, France, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland, with more countries such as South Africa now being added to the list.
Be one of the first South African drivers to test drive the new Nissan LEAF Electric Vehicle and experience the worlds next generation vehicle today. Simply contact us to book a LEAF test drive and start your carbon emission free journey with us right now.
2017 Nissan LEAF Engine Specs
Under the floorboards of this iconic EV you’ll find a front-mounted electric motor, powered by an advanced lithium-ion battery. Since there are no emissions, the LEAF doesn’t even need a tailpipe. Its electric motor also ensures less vibration and engine noise than you’d find in a petrol or diesel driven vehicle.
The LEAF Engine:
- Engine code EM61
- Elec. Motor type AC synchronous
- Max. engine power kW(PS)/min-1 80 /2730-9800rpm
- Max. torque Nm/min-1 280 /0-2730rpm
- Max RPM 10 390
- Energy type Electricity
The LEAF Battery:
- Type Laminated lithium ion
- Voltage V 360
- Capacity kWh 24
- Number of cells 192
Its electric motor isn’t the only efficient feature on the LEAF. It’s also fitted with LED headlights, which use about 50% of the energy of traditional headlights. Its flat underbody creates smooth airflow for the lowest possible drag, while the location of the battery helps to optimise interior comfort and space for up to 5 occupants.
We Answer Your Nissan LEAF Questions
Q: How long does the battery take to charge?
A: It takes approximately 7 hours to charge from empty to full
Q: How often do I need to charge the battery?
A: The battery can be charged at any time and need not be completely drained
Q: Can I control the battery’s charging time?
A: Yes, the charge time can be set on the EV’s dash or remotely via a mobile device or computer
Q: How much power and torque do you get from the battery?
A: 80kW and 280Nm
Q: How far can you travel on one full charge?
A: An average distance of up to 175km
Q: What is the LEAF’s top speed?
A: It is 145km/h
Q: How much will it cost to charge?
A: An average driver can expect so see only a moderate bump in his/her electricity account
The Most Popular EV in the World
To date over 75,000 units have been sold worldwide and the figures are growing daily. The LEAF has also won a number of prestigious international motoring awards, including:
- 2010 Green Car Vision Award
- 2011 European Car of the Year
- 2011 World Car of the Year
- 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan
Nissan LEAF Safety Features
The Nissan LEAF is one of the safest cars on the road and has been awarded 5 stars from the EURO NCAP safety crash tests that prove it. It comes as standard with:
- Dual stage front airbags
- Side impact bars
- Roof mounted curtain airbags
- Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
- Traction Control (TCS)
- Child safety rear door locks
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Nissan LEAF Dimensions
The Nissan LEAF is as impressive to look at as it is to drive and has the following vehicle dimensions:
- Overall Nissan LEAF Length: 4445mm
- Overall Nissan LEAF Width: 1770mm
- Overall Nissan LEAF Height: 1550mm
- Nissan LEAF Wheelbase: 2700mm
- Nissan LEAF Gross Weight: 226mm
Nissan LEAF ColoursThe Nissan LEAF is available in 7 colours, with all metallic colours only available as special orders.
- Pearl White
- Cayenne Red
- Brilliant Silver
- Metallic Slate
- Glacier White
- Blue Ocean
Please Note! All metallic orders will be treated as special orders.