Nissan has recently introduced the race tuned version of its world famous Leaf electric hatchback, which has been created by the company’s racing wing – Nismo. Named as the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC, the racing EV concept has been unveiled equipped with dual electric motors that can churn out a max power output of 326.5 hp along with a peak torque of 640 Nm. The Nissan Leaf Nismo RC also comes with paired with all-wheel drive system, and has the capability of reaching the speed level of 100kph from a standstill position in just a matter of 3.4 seconds. This 0-100kph sprinting capability is twice as fast as compared to its 2011 precursor.
The Nissan Leaf Nismo RC won’t be produced in large numbers, nor will it be available for sale to consumers. It has been created only to showcase Nissan’s racing tech capabilities and to participate as a demonstrative model in various racing events around the world. The Japanese automaker will be building only 6 units of the new Nissan Leaf Nismo RC for demonstration runs at different events, which of course also includes Formula E race weekends.