Originally listed for $51,500 when launched in July 2012, the Leaf failed to spark sales even when the drive-away price was reduced to $39,990 less than 12 months after its arrival.
The Leaf remains an important part of Yokohama-based Nissan's branding as a symbol of the company's commitment to the environment. Nissan is one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world.
Nissan is not the only company who is developing electric cars.
That version should be able to drive further per charge.
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The 2018 Nissan Leaf has a new more aggressive look. The previous model has 30 kWh battery which is provided with 107 miles range.
The reactiveness of e-Pedal helps enhance the pleasure of driving the Leaf.
While the third aforementioned e-Pedal allows drivers to "start, accelerate, decelerate and stop simply by adjusting their input upon the accelerator pedal". A 7-inch TFT full-color display is redesigned and uses new graphics to ease comprehension of critical data.
While there was no official confirmation about launch plans for India media reports stated that the Leaf could debut here before the end of the next year. The vehicle is also provided with the hands free phone system and USB port. If the owner catches the battery depletion at the low warning signal up to 80 per cent of the battery can be recharged in 40 minutes.
Nissan Leaf 2018 will be available in White, Red, and Blue models.
Other updates include advances in autonomous driving technology and a more modern design. Nissan sold almost 283,000 cars and, in the U.S., it sold over 112,000. When it goes on sale next year in the U.S., it will start at $29,990, before any federal or local tax incentives.
Nissan says the 2018 Leaf will go on sale in all 50 USA states in early 2018. Even with the added features, Nissan lowered the price by $690 from the 2017 model, making it attractive to current owners, he said.
Orders for the second-generation Leaf open "early next year", says Autocar, and is expected to cost from around £27,000. The Leaf's front mounted power unit has also been upgraded, with peak power now at 148bhp, allowing the Leaf to hit 62mph in just under ten seconds.