30 Jun '13, 8am

Nissan Leaf Gets Performance Boost (In Japan)

Nissan Leaf Gets Performance Boost (In Japan)

The visual and aero changes include lightweight LMX6 aluminum wheels for around $450 each, as well as an add-on rear spoiler, front and rear bumpers and side skirts in the Aero Package (about $5,500 in fiberglass or $7,700 in wet carbon fiber). In addition, the $1,100 sports suspension kit incorporates reworked dampers and springs to improve handling while delivering a ride height that’s lower by 30 millimeters. The most interesting change, though, is the Sports Reset feature for roughly $1,400 US, which tunes the vehicle control module to both improve the driving characteristics that make it ‘possible to enjoy sports driving more’ and increase range.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/06/30/nissan-leaf-gets-perf...

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