The latest Nissan Leaf electric car is ready to launch, see its features

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Nissan Leaf is one of the electric cars sold in Indonesia. Currently, the facelift version of the Japanese manufacturer’s electric car will go on sale officially in neighboring Malaysia starting March 10, 2023.

The second generation Nissan Leaf comes in one variant with the same specifications as the pre-facelift model. In terms of design, the revisions made last year did not experience much modification.

Notable changes to the exterior include a new black air grille; Dominating the revised lower bumper and headlights are black components. In addition, the wheels are modified; redesigned rear spoiler; There are also many other changes such as a system of gray accents and a new Nissan logo.

Moving into the cabin, the new Nissan Leaf features Android Auto/Apple CarPlay; It offers an eight-inch Nissan Connect touchscreen infotainment system that supports digital smart mirrors and a new logo on the steering wheel.

In addition, other interior features include automatic air conditioning with round-the-clock function; It’s the same with keyless entry and leather/Alcantara seats. The offered interior color scheme retains the old colors Graphite Black and Stone Grey.


As for the mechanics, Nissan hasn’t made any changes to the Leaf, while maintaining the same battery capacity as before. The battery type has a capacity of 40 kWh and is powered by an EM57 electric motor with 148 tk of power and 320 Nm of torque.

This 40 kWh lithium-ion battery can give the Leaf a range of 311 km. In addition, this car can reach a top speed of 155 km per hour.

Meanwhile, the battery charging system has been slightly changed from using a Type 1 port to a Type 2 port. However, this charger still uses a 6.6 kW AC charger, so it takes about seven hours to fully charge the battery.

In Malaysia, this Honda Leaf Facelift costs RM168,888 on the road without warranty or the equivalent of IDR 580 million.

The SEMA Modified Show in Las Vegas will feature a Datsun Sunny truck equipped with an electric powertrain.

One of the things that will make this car a star is the inclusion of a Nissan Leaf electric motor, which will be an eye-catching showcase at the show.

Even though it was successfully converted into an electric car, in the hands of Tommy Pike Customs (TPC), the 1987 Datsun Sunny still used a manual transmission. TPC also includes a special bellhousing adapter to maintain manual transmission.

Not only that, this tuner also features a special driveshaft and a special aluminum box to house the battery.

Speaking of the power generated, the embedded electric motor is capable of producing twice as much power as a conventional inline four-cylinder engine.

On paper, a 40 kWh electric battery can produce up to 147 tk of power and 236 lb-ft of peak torque. According to mileage information, this electric pickup can cover a distance of up to 239 km.

To complete the look, the Datsun Sunny is wrapped in a special package by Brock Racing Enterprise (BRE) that closely resembles the racing cars of the 1960s to 1970s.

Not only on the body, the legs such as the wheels are also modified with a white full cover design combined with red and black.

Nissan will not only showcase the Datsun Sunny truck, but will also present the much-refined Nissan Z GT4 with Nismo accessories.

Luhut Talks Indonesia can start producing electric car batteries from 2024.

Indonesia is determined to become one of the important players in the global electric vehicle industry. In fact, the government is working on underwater nickel products to encourage electric car production.

Nickel itself is one of the materials or materials that will be needed to make lithium batteries. These components are important in the battery-based electric vehicle chain.

“In North Kalimantan we are building lithium battery production for 3 million cars and everything is running,” said the Coordinating Minister For Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan on the G20 occasion prepared through Himpuni on the IPB International Convention.downtown bogo, west java

Luhut added that lithium battery production is expected to operate in the second quarter of 2024. Indonesia will become the world’s second largest lithium battery producer in 2028. That could happen, said Luhut.

“If all goes according to plan, we will become the No. 1 lithium battery manufacturer. 2 in 2028. This is a good step forward,” he said.