Enthusiasts Nissan Brings its Electric 'BladeGlider' Sports Car to Goodwood

19:16  04 july  2017
19:16  04 july  2017 Source:   MSN

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Nissan gives us another look at its BladeGlider concept at the UK's best racing festival. Nissan announced its plan for Goodwood today, where everyone will get to see the BladeGlider fully- electric sports car concept in action this weekend.

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Are you watching the Goodwood Festival of Speed right now? If not, you're missing out on some of the greatest vintage racing around, plus a selection of the most expensive supercars as they hustle around the track and sprint up the famous hill. Goodwood is a huge celebration of expensive cars, cutting-edge performance, and historic racers. It's also a chance for manufacturers to show off their latest flagship vehicles and most hyped prototypes. This year Nissan has something extra special for the event, debuting an electric vehicle that the manufacturer thinks can run with the best performance EVs. Nissan gives us another look at its BladeGlider concept at the UK's best racing festival.

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Nissan showed up with its all- electric BladeGlider . Goodwood has been a world-famous showcase for many an iconic sports car over the years, so we could think of no better place to bring the BladeGlider out to play, demonstrating the Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision in action.”

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Nissan announced its plan for Goodwood today, where everyone will get to see the BladeGlider fully-electric sports car concept in action this weekend. The BladeGlider will brave the famous hill climb during the first couple of days of the event, and it will be on display at the Nissan booth in between races.

The Bladeglider is a plugin sports car that showcases Nissan's new Intelligent Mobility campaign. The EV's 268 horsepower and sub-5-second 0-60 mph time mean the car definitely fits the bill for a revolutionary performance vehicle. Now, we'll get to see if it can hold its own in the hill climb.


Nissan also wants to make sure its flagship sports car stays on top, so it will also bring out the venerable GT-R NISMO to race with the supercars on Thursday through Saturday. Fans can also watch the MY17 GT-R perform the climb on Sunday, rounding out the event with the world's most iconic Japanese performance car.

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