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Yesterday, we got a brief glimpse of four-door sedan concept today, we have all the details of the LE Concept.

The four-door, all-electric concept is really a thinly production car that will Infiniti dealers within two

It gives Nissan’s luxury its first all-electric vehicle and an in the sustainable luxury category—when and if develops.

Leaf underneath

on the underpinnings of the Nissan Leaf hatchback, the LE Concept has the same lithium-ion battery.

Infiniti the immediate full-torque response acceleration offered by a more electric motor—100 kilowatts horsepower) against the Leaf’s 80 kW.

Hitting new heights of hyperbole, the release says the 240 lb-ft of empowers you, without you – though the temptation is always to leave drivers in the next behind.

The company gave no figures, but said the range be 100 miles. That’s the same it gave for the Leaf, rated by the EPA at 73 of electric range.

The 2014 LE will be built in Nissan’s plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, Leaf assembly will this December. An adjacent cell fabrication plant start production in September.

Mid-size luxury lines

The car is larger than the Leaf, and at 186 long, it’s roughly the length as the Infiniti G sedan. It on low-rolling-resistance tires fitted to alloy wheels with a design.

As the company boasts, emission does not have to small. The LE Concept, it says, is to maximize its aerodynamic efficiency, yet it scream ‘electric vehicle.’

The flowing body with a shoulder line has a drag of 0.25, according to the company. the same figure Toyota for its current Prius hybrid. one of the aerodynamic volume cars today.

With the Infiniti grille and crescent-shaped roof the car incorporates traditional Infiniti cues—but it is a dedicated electric not a converted gasoline sedan. But as a it has a number of features that may not it all the way into production.

Those include an illuminated emblem on the front grille (a originally used by now-defunct marque Wolseley), an illuminated fin in the front apron, and blue LED around the car’s lower

Violet interior

Inside, the design theme is lit by soft LEDs, and the center console has a pattern with a sculpted drive controller knob for

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Instruments are a mix of digital and analog, a range display that a mix of onboard and cloud-based data. The car maintains a database of charging locations, including real-time availability as that data available.

Seating surfaces are made up of a fabric sporting violet with sides of semi-aniline It’s likely the only car at the show with interior of blush violet above white.

The design and pattern, says, is inspired by eniashi . or the of a traditional kimono. The quiet drivetrain, Infiniti says, the tranquil quietness of a living

Other features include Park Assist with camera views.


The LE sedan may also pioneer inductive charging, using a DC charging pad on the garage floor a coil connected to the power The magnetic field it creates current in a second coil the car.

All you have to do is park your over the charging pad, Infiniti Americas vice Ben Poore, with no need to cables. And, he noted, completely safe for children or and can easily be installed in private

It would be the first home-based charging system offered by a carmaker. While Infiniti is this system on the LE concept it hasn’t committed to offering it in

The LE also has a standard J-1772 port, and an optional DC Fast port using the same CHAdeMO plug as the Leaf

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