Nissan is now highlighting the aerodynamic improvements of the new 2018 LEAF ahead of its debut early next month.
Nissan has slowly been teasing the new 2018 LEAF through short video clips, with this aerodynamic one being it latest.
Nissan points out that the new LEAF is closer to the ground than the outgoing model and that "less drag and better stability enable the vehicle to drive longer distances before having to recharge."
The Nissan LEAF will get its grand world debut in Tokyo, Japan on September 5.
Sales should commence in the U.S. starting this December.
Video description via Nissan:
It's amazing when nothing holds you back
The new #Nissan #LEAF. Simply Amazing.
The new Nissan LEAF will feature improved aerodynamic design that makes it even more efficient, allowing drivers to travel farther on a single charge.
Aerodynamics is key to how efficiently an electric car moves. Less drag and better stability enable the vehicle to drive longer distances before having to recharge.
The redesigned next-generation Nissan LEAF is lower to the ground, helping it realize zero lift for better stability at high speeds. Other new design features significantly stabilize the car when hit by strong crosswinds.
Inspired by airplane wings, Nissan engineers recreated the ideal shape for the new LEAF, enabling a symmetric air flow that helps it slice through the air for a smoother, more efficient journey.
Nissan established itself as a pioneer in the EV movement by launching the LEAF, the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle.
Today, the Nissan LEAF is the world’s best-selling electric vehicle with more than 277,000* units sold.
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* Based on cumulative sales data from December 2010 – June 2017.