Auto Shows Report: Nissan to Debut Electric Crossover in Tokyo

17:33  07 september  2017
17:33  07 september  2017 Source:   Motor Trend

Nissan Prepares Leaf Nismo Concept

  Nissan Prepares Leaf Nismo Concept <p>Model will feature red accents, lower ride height</p>The automaker teased the special Nismo concept at the European unveiling of the next-generation Leaf. Although this isn't the first hotted-up Leaf we've seen, the model hints Nissan will continue toincrease the EV's performance and athletic appeal. At this time, Nissan isn't divulging the specs, but it's possible we'll learn more at the Tokyo show.

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Nissan is looking to expand its EV lineup beyond the second-generation Leaf that debuted this week. Apparently, the automaker will offer a range of electric vehicles based on the Leaf's new platform, and one of them will be a crossover.

Mysterious Lexus Concept To Debut in Tokyo

  Mysterious Lexus Concept To Debut in Tokyo Color us intrigued.

However, some reports strongly suggesting that it will be turned into a crossover . However, there are also reports suggesting that Nissan is working on a hybrid version with its electric motor capable of producing Well, the waiting game may soon be over as it makes its debut in Tokyo this year.

Now, The Age’s Drive blog is reporting that the baby Lexus crossover will be revealed at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show in November. More from High Gear Media. 2018 Nissan Leaf rumors, electric car price guide, RIP Empulse: Today's Car News.


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The crossover EV will debut at the Tokyo Motor Show this October, reportsAutocar. Nissan design boss Alfonso Albaisa said the vehicle will be "a little bigger" than the Qashqai, known as the Rogue Sport here in the U.S. It will go on sale globally in 2019.

An electric sedan is also likely to debut at some point. Members of the new EV family are expected to use the same 40-kilowatt-hour batteries and autonomous driving technologies as the Leaf. By 2020, Nissan's tech will be able to accommodate autonomous driving on urban roads and intersections instead of just highways. Right now, the Leaf's ProPilot feature can handle steering, acceleration, and braking in single-lane highway driving situations.

Mo’ Leaf: Nissan Reveals More Details about the Leaf NISMO Concept

  Mo’ Leaf: Nissan Reveals More Details about the Leaf NISMO Concept <p>The hot-looking electric hatch previews a sportier Leaf variant that, rumors say, will reach production before the end of the decade.</p>Notably, the Leaf NISMO concept features a host of handsome exterior additions that spice up the 2018 Leaf's styling. Aggressive front and rear fascias, split-spoke wheels, and side skirts provide the Leaf NISMO concept with an additional sense of dynamism that the standard Leaf lacks. The NISMO concept's body kit isn't merely for looks: Nissan notes that the pieces have been designed to reduce aerodynamic lift. Inside, the NISMO concept features red accents to separate it from the run-of-the-mill Leaf.

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It's unclear what Nissan will call the new EVs, but they won't share the "Leaf" name in the same way that Volkswagen's line of electric vehicles will wear the "I.D." badge. When it arrives in the next few years, Nissan's electric crossover will compete with a production version of the VW I.D. Crozz. This crossover could travel 311 miles on a single charge and will reportedly head to the U.S. market in 2020.

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Source: Autocar

Three-Row Lexus RX 350L to Debut in L.A. .
<p>The long-rumored RX variant is finally here</p>We last heard that stretching the RX's platform wasn't possible, so it's unclear if this will simply be a long-wheelbase RX or something else entirely underneath the sheetmetal. The taillight in the teaser image looks like that of the current Lexus RX, but who knows what platform underpins the RX L. We should learn a lot more about the much anticipated three-row on November 29 at 10 am PST. Stay tuned.

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