Nissan electric sports car could arrive by 2020
An electric sports car from Nissan has been described as feasible by the turn of the decade; brand's BladeGlider concept aims to change perception of EVs
A Nissan electric sports car could be feasible by the turn of the decade, according to Gareth Dunsmore, director of electric vehicles for Nissan Europe.
Speaking at the dynamic launch of the Nissan BladeGlider electric concept car, Dunsmore said that while it would be possible to produce an electric sports car now, the market has to be ready for it – and while it isn’t yet, by 2020 the demand for electric vehicles will be much higher...
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edatoakrun (page 2)
My own suggested 2017 MY intro target specs would be:
~2,000 Lbs. If Nissan can keep it light (while still meeting fed crash test standards) the handling and acceleration will not disappoint.
~6 m/kWh @ 60 mph, with ~25 kWh available, providing ~150 mile highway range.
~$40,000 base price.