Nissan has spent a bundle developing the electric drive tech in the Leaf, so you know they'll use it in other cars. This may be one of the first new model to do so and perhaps gives us a look at the future electric Z. Brian Cooley looks at the possibility and some interesting tech tricks they've implemented on the Esflow.
Nissan released a preview today of the Esflow, an all-electric sports car concept bound for the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.
Via its European Web site, the automaker gave EV sports car enthusiasts a taste of what could eventually be a production vehicle.
The two-seater Esflow is unmistakably aimed to compete as a sports car with an ultra-low-profile aluminum chassis, a wraparound windshield, and roll bars incorporated behind each seat.
It's a rear-wheel drive car that contains two electric motors, each one mounted over the rear wheel it powers above the rear axis, according to Nissan.
The car was designed … Read more