Nissan’s Leaf has completed a Grand Tour of Europe – taking in six countries and covering more than 400 all-electric miles. The Leaf 30 kWh model completed the journey to prove that long distance travel is easily possible in electric cars.
With an official range of 155 miles, the Leaf 30 kWh travelled along some of the most beautiful roads in Italy, Spain, Norway, Scotland, and France. Famous spots visited included Mount Etna in Italy, Granada in Spain, and the French city of Marseille.
Research says that 54 per cent of drivers across Europe would prefer to travel by car rather than any other form of transport, but high fuel prices put many off. The Leaf’s low running costs made the project all the better for its drivers.
Gareth Dunsmore, Director of Electric Vehicles at Nissan Europe, said: “The Nissan Leaf is much more than just a city car and is an ideal zero-emission solution. With five seats and 370 litres standard luggage capacity, the Nissan Leaf 30 kWh is perfect for those long family getaways this summer. Leaf’s low running costs and quiet drivetrain make family holidays cheaper and more peaceful than ever before.
“What’s more, the Grand Tour demonstrates Nissan’s commitment to our vision for intelligent mobility, showing how innovative technologies are helping to integrate EVs into modern family life.”