The new Nissan LEAF has received over 10,000 pre-orders in just two months. Owing to its popularity and growing demand, Nissan UK has introduced an online reservation system. The company claims that the new system has simplified the ordering process for the New LEAF by bringing the whole process down to just around two minutes. The preferred dealer will get in touch with the customer as scheduled.
The new model gets fresh styling upgrades, advance technology like the ProPILOT and a higher capacity 40kWh battery. Some unique tech in the new LEAF includes the new e-Pedal that allows drivers to start, accelerate, decelerate and stop the car by simply increasing or decreasing the pressure applied to the accelerator. Additionally, Nissan claims that as compared to the previous 30kWh version, the new LEAF offers a 50 per cent increase in range to 235miles (NEDC) (approx. 378kms) and a 38 per cent increase in power to 146bhp.
In terms of features, the new LEAF comes with 17-inch alloy wheels, front and rear heated black suede-effect bio-fabric seats, automatic AC, NissanConnect EV seven-inch touchscreen infotainment with six speaker sound system and Intelligent Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection and Intelligent Driver alertness. Nissan will announce full range pricing for the next generation of the world’s best-selling electric vehicle in early January 2018, deliveries for which will commence in the beginning of February 2018.