Technical specifications for the 2011 Nissan LEAF

(part 1: Nissan announces the LEAF, an affordable zero-emissions electric car, part 2: Range anxiety and the new Nissan LEAF EV, part 4: Turning over the Nissan LEAF (to look inside))

Dimensions

Length:   4445 mm / 175.0 in.
Width:    1770 mm / 69.7 in.
Height:   1550 mm / 61.0 in.
Wheelbase:   2700 mm / 106.3 in.

Performance

Driving range over:  160km/100miles (US LA4 mode)
Max speed (km/h):  over 140km/h (over 90mph)

Motor

Type:    AC motor
Max power (kW):  80kW
Max torque (Nm):  280Nm

Battery

Type:    laminated lithium-ion-manganese battery
Total capacity (kWh): 24
Power output (kW):  over 90
Energy density (Wh/kg): 140
Power density (kW/kg): 2.5
Number of modules: 48
Charging times: quick charger DC 50kW (0 to 80%): less than 30 min; home-use AC200V charger: less than 8 hrs
Battery layout:  Under seat & floor

About David Herron

David Herron is a writer and software engineer living in Silicon Valley. He primarily writes about electric vehicles, clean energy systems, climate change, peak oil and related issues. When not writing he indulges in software projects and is sometimes employed as a software engineer. David has written for sites like PlugInCars and TorqueNews, and worked for companies like Sun Microsystems and Yahoo.

About David Herron

David Herron is a writer and software engineer living in Silicon Valley. He primarily writes about electric vehicles, clean energy systems, climate change, peak oil and related issues. When not writing he indulges in software projects and is sometimes employed as a software engineer. David has written for sites like PlugInCars and TorqueNews, and worked for companies like Sun Microsystems and Yahoo.

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