Nissan Leaf E +: the most powerful version and with the most autonomy of the electric

Nissan Leaf E + with 62 kWh batteries

Compared with other electric cars such as Tesla or Fishker, the current Nissan Leaf has a relatively short autonomy of 275 km. Of course, its price is half of what a Model 3 costs in Spain. Therefore, the Japanese brand wanted to take a step forward with the new Nissan Leaf E + . A compact with which you can travel 385 km on a single charge, thanks to its 62 kWh batteries. Although that is not his only improvement ...

Nissan has chosen the CES of Las Vegas 2019 to present its new model. An event where many brands present their most innovative technologies. There we have seen that the Leaf E + has an improved electric motor that yields 218 HP and 340 Nm of maximum torque. A very significant increase compared to the standard model, which has a power of 150 hp and a torque of 319 Nm.

Benefits of the Leaf E +

 Lateral of the Nissan Leaf E +

This extra power compensates for the greater weight of the batteries, because according to the brand its performance has improved sensibly However, they have not wanted to reveal the specific data and have limited themselves to mentioning that maximum speed has increased by approximately 10% and recovery from 80 km/h to 120 km/h has done so by 13%.

Load Speed ​​

Performance aside, Nissan has confirmed that the Leaf E + will be available with the new fast charging system with a maximum power of 100 kW. The company also did not want to reveal the exact loading times, but initial tests indicate that this fast charger can fill Leaf E +, almost as fast as a 50 kW charger fills the standard Leaf. An achievement that may not attract much attention, but that is not negligible given that Leaf E + uses a much larger battery.

Interior of the Nissan Leaf E +

Technology and equipment

Regarding design, there is not much of what what to report Only a slightly different 16-inch wheels and a front false grill with details in blue . Inside, there is a multimedia system with an 8-inch screen, capable of connecting with smartphones. It also includes an updated navigation system that can be synchronized with the phone.

In terms of security, it has the semi-autonomous driving system ProPILOT Assist , which can keep the car on your lane and automatically adjust your speed to match the traffic. The Leaf E + will also come standard with other driving aids Lane Change Warning, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.