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    Video: Translogic whips Nissan Leaf Nismo RC around the track
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    It wasn't exactly NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon scaring the bejesus out of an unsuspecting car salesman in a Pepsi-sponsored prank, but the racetrack laps that our friends over at Translogic featured of the Nissan Leaf-based Nismo racer certainly look plenty fun, especially for the enthusiastic ...

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    Official: Nismo offering Japanese Nissan Leaf owners more range, better performance
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    Nissan has sold tens of thousands of Leaf EVs around the world, but at least for the moment, only buyers in Japan will get to trick their electric vehicles out with the company's new Nismo Performance Package. The NPP's various modules will improve the aerodynamics, driving performance and even ...

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    Video: Nissan Leaf Nismo RC drives in world's most peaceful racing clip
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    We're not sure if Nissan's new video for its Leaf Nismo RC is purposely silent to prove a point about the car's quiet drivetrain or not, but we appreciate the calmness of watching the electric powered "racecar" make its way through the S-curves of an unidentified track. Nissan Europe last week ...

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    Video: Nissan Leaf RC goes Gymkhana at Japanese motorsport festival
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    Electric cars and the act of hooning wouldn't ostensibly be something you'd think would go well together. But then that's what they said about EVs and racing. With the Leaf NISMO RC, Nissan is setting out to prove those assumptions wrong. The company brought its electric racer to the Motorsports ...

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    Video: Nissan Leaf Nismo RC whines 'round the track at Le Mans
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    Sit back, relax and enjoy the blissful whine emanating from its spinning electric motor. What we have here is a sitcom-length video of the battery-powered Nissan Leaf Nismo RC lapping the famed Circuit de la Sarthe prior to the running of the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans. Behind the wheel is none ...

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    Nissan Leaf Nismo RC to hit the track at Le Mans
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    In mid-May, the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC took to the track for a shakedown. Come late next week, the electric racer will return for more on-track action. Nissan has just announced that the Leaf Nismo RC will hit the tarmac during the "Le Mans vers le futur," a demonstration event that will take ...

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    Video: Catch the Nissan Leaf NISMO RC in action
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    The name on the back panel, just under the massive adjustable rear wing, says Nissan Leaf. The powertrain is an 100 percent zero emission advanced lithium-ion battery design, just like the one found on the world's first affordable mass market electric vehicle. There is a discernible family ...

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    New York 2011: Nissan's Leaf Nismo RC ready to jolt motorsports world?
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    Nissan Leaf Nismo RC concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Countless auto industry pundits have suggested that there would be no better way to accelerate the development of EV technologies than for someone with the wherewithal to organize a racing series just for electric ...

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    Nissan Leaf NISMO RC ready to electrify New York
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    Nissan will unveil a racing variant of the Leaf electric car at the New York Auto Show, but the Nissan Leaf NISMO RC has little in common with its more pedestrian "sibling." NISMO started with a lithium ion battery pack and badging from a stock Leaf, then built a completely new vehicle around ...

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