Video: Electric Car Nissan Leaf Is Not For Sale In & Nbsp; Russia, But It May Appear In & Nbsp; Car Sharing
Second generation electric hatchback Nissan Leaf spotted in Moscow. Its body is covered with a film with corporate colors reminiscent of Yandex.Drive - most likely, it is in this car-sharing service that an electric car will be available.
- The second generation Nissan Leaf was introduced in 2017. The Russian office of the company planned to start selling an electric car in our market and even certified the model in 2018, but the hatchback never appeared at the dealers.
- Leaf has two versions: the base version with a 150-horsepower electric motor and a 40 kWh battery (the range on one charge is 270 kilometers) and the top-end version with a 217-horsepower electric motor and a 62 kWh battery - this modification can run without recharging 385 kilometers.
Previously, electric cars have already appeared in Russian car sharing. There are several BMW i3 hatchbacks in Moscow YouDrive (although they are also equipped with a gasoline generator that feeds the traction battery when it is discharged), and the Urentcar service, operating in Krasnodar and Sochi, lists six first-generation Nissan Leafs.
The short-term rental service Yandex.Drive, which was launched in Moscow and St. Petersburg, has the largest vehicle fleet in Russia - about 10,000 cars. These include passenger cars KiRio X-Line, Renault Kaptur, SkodRapid and Octavia, Volkswagen Polo, premium Genesis G70, Audi A3 and Q3, BMW 5 Series, Mercedes-Benz E-class, Porsche 911 and Panamera, as well as VW commercial vans. Trasporter and Citroen Jumpy and even two classic Ford Mustangs - a 1965 coupe and a 1969 convertible.