2018 Nissan Leaf Definitely Looks Better Than The Original

Nissan’s second-generation Leaf has been spotted with minimal camouflage, giving us a first taste of what to expect from the world’s second best-selling EV.

Covered by a thin film that doesn’t really cover that much, the new Nissan Leaf looks clearly inspired by the 2015 IDS Concept.

Although the overall shape isn’t as dramatic as that of the concept, the new Nissan Leaf features a much more acceptable design that even gets a fake front grille in a bid to make it more appealing to customers.

Nissan is reportedly planning to offer the new 2018 Leaf with at least two different battery packs: an entry-level 40kWh and a 60kWh lithium-ion, with the latter providing a range up to 340 miles (547km) on a single charge.

Nissan will also make their Tesla Model 3 and Chevrolet Bolt rival compatible with the fast 150kW charging stations, reducing the time needed for a full recharge. Nissan has also confirmed with a teaser that the new Leaf will feature the company’s latest ProPilot semi-autonomous systems that are offered in the Qashqai and X-Trail models among others.

Nissan is planning to reveal the all-new Leaf at Tokyo on September 6, just ahead of the car’s public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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  • fabri99

    The previous Leaf looked like a fat elephant…this looks like a fat hen, so yeah, that’s an improvement.

  • João Costa

    Want one! Anyone else feel the hype?

  • LET’S KEEP OUR FINGERS CROSSED.

  • hyper

    Well l, even with the camo on, it still looks better than the 1st gen. Thank goodness they got rid of thise bulbous headlights that look like a pugs eyes popping out of their sockets

  • Edumcris

    Is this the second generation Leaf or the second generation Bolt?

  • Six Thousand Times

    Looking forward to the Leaf/Bolt /Model 3 drag races.

  • Bob

    I really do not enjoy current Nissan design. This may look better than the current Leaf (it would be a fail if it got worse somehow) but it’s still awkward.

  • ck

    This new Leaf is going to give the Bolt a jolt.

  • Infinite1

    The first generation Leaf looked like a Frog on down syndrome so anything beyond that should be an improvement…in theory…. We shall see when it debuts in Tokyo

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