Nissan has just unveiled the 2nd generation of the Nissan Electric Leaf EV in Tokyo and of course there’s a lot to talk about. The 2018 Nissan Leaf boasts of an improved aerodynamic design and takes inspiration from the new-gen Micra in this regard
The Leaf will be first Nissan vehicle to feature the ProPILOT Park system, which will help the driver to park in tight spots by taking over the steering wheel. The Leaf will use Sonar tech and cameras to drive itself in various parking spots, be it angled, parallel, straight Apart from being able to park itself, the ProPILOT system will also have semi-autonomous driving abilities.
Nissan says that the new-gen Leaf will be its most advanced autonomous model to go up on sale.The new Nissan Leaf gets improved battery life as well and comes with a 40 kWh battery with a range of up to 400 km on a single charge.
Power output stands at 148bhp and there’s a torque of 320Nm on offer. Charging time is 8 to 16 hours depending on the power capacity and the Leaf also gets a quick charging feature which can give 80 per cent battery time in 40 minutes.