22 Sep '14, 11am

Electric Cars Have Lots Of Torque; Use It Wisely, Kids! (Video)

By Stephen Edelstein 117 views Sep 22, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Electric-car ads typically emphasize efficiency and sustainability, but electric power offers other advantages too. In "Easy Thrills," its latest video ad for the Leaf plug-in, Nissan shows how an electric motor's instantly-available torque can enliven the driving experience. Unlike internal combustion engines, electric motors, don't need to rev to produce maximum torque. MORE: FINAL UPDATE: Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Aug: All-Time Leaf High, Volt Best In 12 Months Since all of the motor's torque is available at any speed, electric cars tend to be more responsive when pulling away from a stop. With a relatively modest 107 horsepower and 187 pound-feet of torque, the Leaf may not win many drag races, but its more-responsive electric powertrain can still prove beneficial in everyda...

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