2018 Nissan Leaf on display Saturday
Nissan will display its completely redesigned 2018 Leaf at Washington Square on Saturday.
The second-generation version of the first mass-produced, all-electric vehicle sold in America can be seen from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on sept. 16 at Washington Square - Lot 3, 9585 S.W. Washington Square Rd., Portland.
Although test drives will not be offered, Nissan product specialists will be on site to answer any product-specific questions.
The display is part of Nissan's exclusive automotive sponsorship of the 7th annual National Drive Electric Week.
The 2018 Leaf will be on sale on all 50 states early next year. Significant changes include:
• New starting price announced at $29,990 — $690 below current 2017 LEAF starting MSRP. Leaf buyer qualify for a $7,500 federal tax credit and a coming $2,500 state rebate.
• All-new design, increased 150-mile driving range, and advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology such as ProPILOT™ Assist and e-Pedal.
• New aerodynamic exterior follows Nissan's signature design language, roomy "cool tech" interior offers advanced telematics systems.
"LEAF has just raised the bar for performance, innovation, design and features. Most importantly, we've raised the value significantly by adding feature content while lowering the price," said Christian Meunier, senior vice president, Sales & Marketing and Operations, Nissan North America, Inc. and Chairman, Nissan Canada. "It's more LEAF for less as Nissan continues its pursuit of toward a clean-energy future with this connected, comfortable and convenient second-generation LEAF design."
And Nissan says the 2019 Leaf will offer a high-power version with increased motor output and battery capacity.
To learn more, go to www.nissanusa.com.