Nissan turns up a new Leaf ‘special edition’

  • Limited version of all-electric Leaf
  • Exclusive design, black wheels and stuff
  • Acenta grade, the latest Nissan technology
2017 Nissan Leaf Black Edition: Image: Nissan
2017 Nissan Leaf Black Edition: Image: Nissan

PARIS, France – Nissan has released a special version of its Leaf all-battery car, badged it Black Edition and it will be in showrooms in Europe from March 2017.

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The units will be based on Nissan’s Acenta grade but have a number of styling enhancements:16” black alloy wheel rims, diode headlights, illuminated sill covers, dark glass, black external-mirror caps and a black rear roof spoiler.

2017 Nissan Leaf Black Edition: Image: Nissan
2017 Nissan Leaf Black Edition: Image: Nissan

Blue-stitching on the mats “give the interior a premium finish”.

‘PREMIUM STYLING’

The Black Edition will also have the latest evolution of NissanConnect telematics and all-round cameras.

Gareth Dunsmore, the battery-car man at Nissan Europe, told The Corner in a media release:: “The Leaf Black Edition has premium styling an affordable mass-market battery car.”

The cars will be in showrooms in Europe from March through August 2017. Check with your local Nissan dealer for local availability.

2017 Nissan Leaf Black Edition: Image: Nissan
2017 Nissan Leaf Black Edition: Image: Nissan

Nissan says the Leaf, launched in 2010, was the first mass-market electric vehicle. The latest 30kWh claims a possible range of 250km.

Nearly 240 000 have been sold globally and that, Nissan says, makes the Leaf the world’s best-selling electric vehicle.

2017 Nissan Leaf Black Edition: Image: Nissan
2017 Nissan Leaf Black Edition: Image: Nissan
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