In an attempt to prove the Leaf EV can be a performance model, the Leaf Nismo will reportedly begin production this summer in Japan.
Love it or hate it, Nissan is a believer in its pure electric Leaf. Its rather stupid name aside, the Japanese automaker recently handed it off to its in-house performance division in order to turn it into something that could actually be appealing to enthusiasts. According to UK publication Autocar, Nismo chief Shoichi Miyatani confirmed that the Leaf Nismo would begin production this summer in Japan albeit in limited numbers.
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