This that you see here hides the next Nissan Leaf under your body

The Infiniti Prototype 9 is a concept car with a retro look that the japanese firm will be at the Pebble Beach Concours d’elegance this year. It is electric and its power train is based on the next generation of the Nissan Leaf.

Andl Nissan Leaf 2018 is just around the corner. The generational the electrical model of the japanese firm will be larger and powerful than its predecessor and will have in addition to a greater autonomy thanks to a battery pack of higher capacity.

however, for now the technology that will be present in your next generation, is advanced in this prototype that Infiniti is taking to Pebble Beach. This is the Infiniti Prototype 9, a roadster inspired by the racing cars classics, with an all-aluminium body and , minimalist design, wheels are exposed and look well retro.

Uses a electric motor mounted on the rear axle, that is powered by a battery pack of 30 kWh.

The propellant produces 148 BHP of power (110 kW) and a maximum torque of 320 Nm. With an empty weight of ta only 890 kilograms, the Prototype 9 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 5.5 seconds and can achieve a maximum speed of 170 km/h, while its battery pack allows you to roll a 20 minute pace of competition.

The same power train will be available in the second generation of the Nissan Leaf, although , your batteries will be 40 kWh. At the moment there are not many official data about the new Leaf, but the first reports suggest that the car will premiere the system ProPilot Assist Nissan, a technology which brings together a number of assists to the driving, which includes assistance in jams, in addition to allow the automatic control of acceleration, steering and braking on roads that meet certain conditions.

Its official debut is scheduled for next month in the framework of the Frankfurt motor show 2017, although your virtual presentation will take place on the 5th of September, when the japanese firm will reveal its first official images. His left in the market is planned for this year.