Nissan Leaf e+


IT WAS nearly 10 years ago – June 2012 – that Nissan first introduced its Leaf all-electric hatchback on Australian shores, kicking off the local EV journey for the Japanese car-maker.

Now in its second generation, the Leaf range has expanded to two variants this month with the arrival of the e+ – a more expensive version that packs a larger and more potent battery, improving both driving range and power outputs.

With poor charging infrastructure and range anxiety still problems for Australian EV buyers, does the Leaf e+ have what it takes to help boost sales of Nissan’s zero-emissions small hatch?

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