Nissan has presented in Rio de Janeiro BladeGlider updated concept version with a triangular shape of the body. From the first prototype version, which appeared in 2013, the new product has a more sporty design, modified technical stuffing and presence of special drift mode.
The Nissan noted that the updated BladeGlider fully functional, and its development is carried out in conjunction with the division of racing Formula 1 team Williams, who provided for the concept of the engine.
The prototype is equipped with two electric motors at 130 kW. They are powered by a set of lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 220 kWh and rear wheel drive sports car in motion. As a result, a prototype of a mass of 1300 kg can accelerate from zero to a hundred in less than 5.0 seconds, and its maximum speed can reach 190 km/h.
For Nissan BladeGlider propulsion system in several different modes. Thus, the driver can activate the mode for drift or select settings to enhance the sports car handling.
Working on the concept, Nissan specialists refused to use the traditional rear-view mirrors by installing video cameras in their place. Picture from the past is displayed on the display to the left and right of the steering wheel.
The head of Renault-Nissan Alliance Carlos Ghosn said that BladeGlider Concept designed to demonstrate how the electric sports cars of the future will look like. Prospects for launching such a model in the series is still very vague.
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