Removable Top Open Air Nissan LEAF and Japanese Milestone

Nissan showed the Nissan LEAF Open Car, an open-air version of the new Nissan LEAF, in Tokyo today.

The 100% electric car was displayed at a forum to celebrate the milestone of 100,000 sales of the Nissan LEAF in Japan since the model was first introduced in 2010.

About 100 people, including local and  government officials and company executives, participated in the forum to discuss the creation of a “zero-emission society.”

The new generation of the Nissan LEAF debuted in October 2017, featuring improved range and advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies such as e-Pedal, the ProPILOT driver assistance system and ProPILOT Park. There are currently no production plans for the LEAF Open Car.

“100,000 Nissan LEAFs is just the beginning,” said Nissan Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci. “Nissan LEAF drivers are incredibly loyal, and many will make their next vehicle purchase an EV also. Together with our customers, we’re committed to moving toward a zero-emission future.”

Nissan’s Senior Managing Officer Asako Hoshino added, “As electric vehicles continue to increase in popularity all over the world, we have the opportunity to create the ideal future of a ‘zero-emission society.’ As an EV pioneer, Nissan is committed to our electrification